Colombian pop star Shakira on Thursday promised $ 400,000 to help girls in Haiti badly during the country’s earthquake was bad last year for rebuilding a school.
Grammy award winner and songwriter Haitian capital Port O Prince, where they danced and Elie Dubois Public School students sang with a partnership announced during a visit.
“I believe the key to the people of Haiti to achieve a dignified future’m doing is through education,” Shakira said.
The students sang her World Cup success “Waka Waka”
Star Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno was accompanied by head. Washington-based multilateral lender in reconstruction efforts of the school’s contribution match plan Shakira.
School, a nearly 100 year old building is located, Haiti January 12, 2010 earthquake, the world’s poorest states in one of more than 300,000 people were killed during the major damage suffered.
More than a year later, the walls and roof of a rift that more than 200 students to study local building is made visible.
Local officials said they hope to resume classes in October, the school can.
“I told the girls that this is a great opportunity life has offered you want – education,” Shakira said. “So the maximum benefit because I’m sure you can get any of my dreams. Agencies