Latino Stars Who Have a Heart



This hip-shaking songstress is known the world around for her dance moves and distinctive singing style, and her records have sold millions in the U.S. and abroad. In her native Colombia and elsewhere, Shakira is well known for her charity work, as well. She is most involved with the Pies Descalzos Foundation and its U.S. counterpart, the Barefoot Foundation. Both organizations are nonprofits committed to providing educational opportunities for children. In Colombia alone, Pies Descalzos has opened five schools for underprivileged children and has served more than 4,000 children. Shakira has also been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.