The UK's Prince William a new mission. He wants to homelessness in his country. There are more than 300,000 people sleeping in doorways and on the streets across Britain. In London, the number of "rough sleepers" has by 20 per cent in the past year. William will the example set by his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales. She him to a homeless charity when he a schoolboy. He said he would never the sadness he to see people without a home. William told reporters that: "In a modern and progressive society, everyone should a safe and secure home." He added that people should, " treated with dignity and given the support they need".
Prince William to start a charity called Homewards. Its aim is to rough sleeping, sofa surfing and temporary housing. He hopes to as successful as Finland, where without a home is almost a thing of the past. Homewards has a five-year project that will on six areas of the UK, including one part of London. After the five years, William hopes to the project to the whole of the country. He said: "Through Homewards, I want to this a reality and…give people across the UK hope that homelessness can prevented when we [help each other]." He added: "It's a big task, but I firmly that by working together, it is possible to homelessness rare, brief, and unrepeated."