Shakira Opens New School To Help Educate Children

resizedimagehakira has opened a new school. She is a popular Colombian singer-songwriter and dancer and what she has generously done was open a new school for underprivileged children in Colombia, to help educate one thousand seven hundred needy children all together at one time. Returning back to her home country on Monday, February 24, 2014 she did to open the facility which had been funded her Pies Descalzos charity. She told

”This is part of my advocacy: Promote access to universal education. ”I want to demonstrate through the Pies Descalzos model how we can change the lives, not only of the children who come to school, but also their families. Entire communities can be transformed when you have a school that functions properly.”

The location of school is in Cartagena, which will help children which range from toddlers to teenagers. Talking about her hopes for the students of the school, she added:

”I’m so happy to see so many joyful faces in these students.

”They’ll have the tools necessary to become good citizens, far from violence and drugs. We dream of the day in which there will be no child without an education in Colombia.”

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