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Natalie Portman: Help Educate Girls in Kenya!

Natalie Portman: Help Educate Girls in Kenya!

Natalie Portman has teamed up with Free The Children to launch The Power of a Girl, an initiative to spread the word about educating girls in developing nations.

“With women comprising 70 percent of the world’s poor, investing in the education of girls is one of the best ways to end the cycle of poverty,” Nat said. “I’m thrilled to be working with Free The Children and excited to see the ways in which youth throughout North America and the U.K. will be able to help send girls to school in Kenya, bringing them one step closer to achieving their dreams.”

From now until May 1, young people aged 13-21 are encouraged to raise funds for Kisaruni, Free The Children’s new all-girls’ secondary school in Kenya. Finalists will be chosen in May and asked to share why they think it’s important to empower girls through education.

The winner will take home Natalie‘s Rodarte dress from the AFI Fest premiere of Black Swan and the chance to travel to Kenya over the summer!

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59 Responses to “Natalie Portman: Help Educate Girls in Kenya!”

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  1. 1
    fighter Says:

    it’s nice to see..

  2. 2
    Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!!!! Says:

    Shes cry ? Why?

  3. 3
    Sligo ^ _ ^ cute Says:


  4. 4
    fighter Says:

    it’s nice to see

  5. 5
    LOL Says:

    she remembers me Angelina Jolie.

  6. 6
    Anna Says:

    angelina jolie JR

  7. 7
    hmm Says:

    well natalie’s edumacated from the best school in the country and she still managed to get knocked up by a grifter.

  8. 8
    Zoe Moon Says:

    This is great! Love that she is involved in issues affecting young girls. With her status she will bring much needed attention to get the message out on what is going on in Kenya.

  9. 9
    Abigail Says:

    Wow. It’s nice to see her helping children and doing lots of charity works nowadays. 

  10. 10
    hypocrit Says:

    And wears jewels for $ 2 000 000 in the meantime

  11. 11
    Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!!!! Says:

    woman Cry a a a a a a hahahaha

  12. 12
    Cindy Says:

    like angelina jolie for world refugee day. i think natalie want to replace angelina b/c she does all like her.

  13. 13
    Pfft Says:

    She REALLY wants that Oscar.

  14. 14
    lexy hates bilson Says:

    That’s so nice of her to use her celebrity status and Black Swan fame to help the poor.

  15. 15
    hypocrit Says:

    Suddenly she wants to help the girls in Kenya . Where were you before that hypocrit ? Oscar time

  16. 16
    Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!!!! Says:

    Fat and a a a a a

  17. 17
    Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!!!! Says:

    Dosent deserve oscar

  18. 18
    megan Says:

    She was doing charitey work before her mega glory in black swan! Dont think her doing charitey work is going to influence her getting an oscar or not its to do with ehr actign abilty get your facts right!!

  19. 19
    Nina Says:

    @Kaz and Hypocrite

    You sound like your the same fool… To start with the jewelry she wore was given to her she did not buy them. I’m pretty sure she donates them soon after most celebrities do that same with the outfits. Seems she is donating much of her wardrobe to help the kids. Also Nat has her own charity called FINCA she helps woman get loans for help to start a business so they can eventually support their family b/c there is no man involved. Say what you want but you haven’t learned enough about her foundations to say **** about her.

    As for Kaz take your meds or stop smoking the funny cigarettes. To hate on someone so much is like cancer it will eventually consume you seems that is the case with you.

  20. 20
    you guys are ridiculous Says:

    WHAT ARE YOU GUYS TALKING ABOUT? she has been doing charity work for years!! plus, she doesn’t even need this for an oscar, everyone knows that. she’s gonna win one for sure. she’s doing it now, not to help her win, because she knows that her oscar buzz might help bring more attention to the cause of the charity. jeez!

    and celebrities do not buy their jewelry they wear on the red carpet, jewelers approach stars to wear their product and then the stars return it. why does that have anything to do with her charity work.

  21. 21
    umm Says:

    engourage your celebrity friends, not us
    I don’t have money

  22. 22
    megan Says:

    said in one

    Natalie is an amazing role model to look up to! Best ive seen in my generation!!!

  23. 23
    sindyisdatchu Says:

    this is natalie portman’s year………………natalie port this ,natalie that ,natalie oscar,natalie’s black swan lal lalalla

  24. 24

    I think its wonderful what she is doing for these girls – but I can’t forget she supported Pedo Polanksi.

  25. 25
    girl Says:

    @<a href=”/2011/02/01/natalie-portman-help-educate-girls-in-kenya/comment-page@Kaz simply Amaazzing !!!!!!!!:
    Yes, she does deserve an Oscar. Unlike you, who deserves nothing but a good english teacher.

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