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Orlando Bloom Serves Nepal for UNICEF

Orlando Bloom Serves Nepal for UNICEF

Orlando Bloom wears flower garlands and a red “tikka” mark on his forehead (local symbols of welcome) while visiting ethnic Tharu children and women at the Sayapatri Community Organization in the village of Dibyanagar in Chitwan district, Nepal.

In his role as an international ambassador for the charity UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund), Orlando, 30, toured UNICEF-supported programs in the country’s western region November 30 – December 9, 2007, meeting with UNICEF staff, health facilitators and educators, as well as women’s and other community groups.

Nepal is still recovering from a decade-long civil war that left 13,000 people dead, hampered the delivery of basic services and restricted development of the nation. Malnutrition is the underlying cause of more than 60 per cent of child deaths in Nepal; an estimated 51 per cent of children under the age of five stunted in growth and 48 per cent considerably underweight. However, maternal mortality has significantly reduced from an estimated 539 deaths per 100,000 births in 1996 to 281 maternal deaths per 100,000 births in 2006. Child deaths are also on the decline, putting Nepal on track to reach Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4 and 5 (the reduction of under-five child mortality and improved maternal health).

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Photos: HQ07-2007/Brian Sokol/UNICEF
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183 Comments

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# 2

AWWW….so sweet!!!

wts the point being 1st kate??? duh

# 3

Not hot, but at least he’s doing good!

# 4

god..
orlando bloom.
is.
like.
my.
dream.
husband.
HAHAAHA hes gorgeous. and so so so sweet!

# 5

i hate elves

# 6

I didn’t know he did this. Very cool.

# 7

7 th. he’s nice

# 8

so what if he’s doing it for PR. i don’t care for the reasons anyone does something good, as long as they do it anyway.
and the pictures are amazing.

# 9
Vanessahudgensofficial55 @ 01/11/2008 at 8:25 am

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He’s been doing things for different charities for a long time. Last year he went to Alaska for global cool and made a documentry.

#11, it was Antarctica. Orlando has a good heart and I would bet the bank this was NOT for PR – #8, it must be hard to go through life being such a cynic.

(Sigh!) He’s a sweetheart and I’ve always liked him.

I love these pictures not only because they bring focus to UNICEF and the need in Nepal but also because they show someone who’s lifestyle is quite extraordinary, having a great time with children who aren’t as luckily.

I knew there was more to his good looks, now if only I could be so lucky and meet him.

Love Orlando.

God bless him always.

blueblood @ 01/11/2008 at 9:20 am

Great pictures and thanks for bringing attention to the needs of these Nepali kids.

shenanyginz @ 01/11/2008 at 9:29 am

:( I wanna play water guns with orlando…
so adorable… he has such a huge heart

Sweet_ney @ 01/11/2008 at 9:38 am

SO sweet Orlando is a true LOVE.

awwwwwwwww he’s so sweet, helping children is such a nice thing to do.

♡♡♡ @ 01/11/2008 at 9:46 am

He’s so gorgeous and generous gotta love my Orly.

I thought he was a moron but I have to agree this time Orlando is not that bad.

°He’s so hot and cute in a same time. I just love him well done Orly.°

I am a Nepali woman – I am so proud of Orlando Bloom. He is another hero of mine besides Angelina and Brad. Way to go!!

mon amour. @ 01/11/2008 at 9:59 am

JE L’AIME he’s adorable.

nick of time @ 01/11/2008 at 10:00 am

PR-just in the nick of time. Did his press agent send these to you Jared?

This is so cute, we need more celebs like him.

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