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Shakira Helps Build School in Colombia

Singer Shakira has a high attention to education in his native country, Colombia. Through his charitable foundation, Barefoot, the singer of 'Hips Do not Lie' is helping to build school buildings.

laid the first stone for the construction of school buildings Cartegena de Indias. The school was established to accommodate the 1500 poor children who want to school.

Laying the first stone was witnessed by the foundation's president, Howard Buffett and the Secretary General of UNASUR, Maria Emma Mejia. The singer is reportedly dating football player Gerard Pique was pleased with the construction of the school.

"We are very pleased to be laying the first brick school building built by the Barefoot Foundation in Cartagena," he said as reported by the Daily Mail on Wednesday (04/13/2011).

"I want to thank so many people, especially the office of mayor because I think this is a very high risk areas. (This area) has been identified as areas with high risk, and is an area that many other governments consider a better thrown in the trash , "he added.

Schools being built in poor neighborhoods Loma del Peye it will provide laboratory facilities in science, technology and audiovisual centers, and sports facilities. The school stands on an area of ​​7500 square meters.

Shakira founded the Barefoot Foundation to help poor children in America. He took time off from 'The Sun Comes Out World Tour' to take part in charity activities.

In early April yesterday, the 34-year-old singer also visited Haiti. Shakira dance with the students in Haiti to celebrate the renovation of historic school there after the hit by the devastating earthquake in 2010.

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