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Advances of our school in Barranquilla


It began with successful the construction of the Fundación Pies Descalzos School in  Barranquilla. The project, developed by the architect Adolph Schlege and built by engineer Antonio Dominguez, promises to be an emblematic educational institution in Colombia and the epicenter of education for the popular locations in the city. One thousand four hundred students from four institutions of belonging La Playa early childhood, elementary and high school will be located in this new school, which will open its doors in January 2009.
In addition, the new building will also be a community development center that will provide vocational training and health programs for youth and parents of Barranquilla. The Fundación Pies Descalzos School will be a donation of the Foundation to the District of Barranquilla, which will be responsible for maintaining the standards of quality educational and give sustainability over time to the project.

School supplies for Pies Descalzos children

                                                                                        Los niños de la Fundación agradecen la donación de los útiles escolares     

In behalf of Pies Descalzos children thanks to the Junior Girl Scouts for all the effort and generosity with the kids!!


Thanks Ebay!

Algunos de los niños de la Fundación Pies Descalzos en los Altos de Cazucá ,que emocionados al recibir la noticia de la subasta decidieron elaborar un cartel de agradecimiento In behalf of Shakira and the children of Fundación Pies Descalzos we will like to express our gratitude to Ebay, Auction Cause and Creative Artist Agency,  their effort and commitment made Oral Fixation Tour auction a big success!


Thanks to the fans and all the people who made possible this auction! 

Shakira Charity Auction Raises $76,000

 Fueron casi 3.000 apuestas las que recibieron los 42 artículos que se subastaron durante 10 días a través de En total se recaudó USD 76.000 (144.400 millones de pesos!!!)

Gracias a este recurso 1.650 niños y niñas de la Fundación Pies Descalzos recibirán alimentación gratuita durante 3 meses.

En nombre de Shakira y de la Fundación Pies Descalzos queremos agradecer a todas las personas que ingresaron a Ebay e hicieron sus apuestas.

¡Gracias por ayudarnos a a ayudar!


Shakira will host a charity auction on Ebay

The auction begins Feb.1,2008 ending Feb the 10th.

All the proceeds will benefit Fundación Pies Descalzos.

Log in, choose your item and support Pies Descalzos children!

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