She’s got a whole new look - and she’s delighted it’s for a good cause.

A nine-year-old girl with a desire to help others has had her hair chopped for charity.

Ria Rai Kapoor, of Lindley, is sporting a cute bob after having his locks lopped for the Little Princess charity.

The organisation takes donations of human hair and makes them into wigs for children who have lost their hair through cancer and other treatments.

Ria Rai, who attends Lindley Junior School, learned about the charity on mum Pinki’s Facebook page and wanted to know more.

When she found out about helping children with cancer she jumped at the chance and booked an appointment at the Lush salon in Marsh.

Ria Rai Kapoor , 9, donates a plait of her long hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ria has her hair styled in a bob by hairdresser, Jane Rowan at Lush hair salon in Westbourne Road, Marsh after donating a plait of her hair.
Ria Rai Kapoor , 9, donates a plait of her long hair to the Little Princess Trust. Ria has her hair styled in a bob by hairdresser, Jane Rowan at Lush hair salon in Westbourne Road, Marsh after donating a plait of her hair.
 

“She hadn’t had her hair cut for almost three years but wasn’t fazed by it at all. She had a big smile on her face and loves her new look,” said Pinki.

“Ria Rai is keen to help others and wants to do a soup kitchen for the homeless at Christmas.

“She loves cooking so I’m looking into that for her now.”

Ria Rai has collected money in school for Little Princess and was planning to go round shops in Lindley seeking more donations.

“I’m very proud of her,” said Pinki.

The cut and new style came courtesy of hairdresser Jane Rowan.