Shakira

There are 5.7 million child laborers in Latin America, mostly working to support their families…but Barefoot Foundation offers income generating programs for parents so they don’t have to send their kids to work.

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We've Been Nominated for the VH1 Do Something Awards

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Shakira and the Barefoot Foundation have been nominated for VH1's philanthropic awards, the Do Something Awards.   VH1 has partnered with DoSomething.org to honor young people's commitment to social change.  Shakira has been nominated as an honoree for her work with the Barefoot Foundation.  Vote today and support our work!

The Do Something Awards will air live July 19, 2010 on VH1 and will be hosted by Glee's Jane Lynch.