Shakira will give a speech the next Sept. 24 at Columbia University and it promises to be tough, emotional and historical. It will be a wake-up call on the authorities to allocate more presidential budgets for early childhood development plans.
She also will meet with the artistic businessman George Nader, who wishes that these plans come to the Dominican Republic. "The idea is that these projects come to the country, and there was a rapprochement with the Foundation of Juan Luis Guerra, the Mir Foundation and the Office of the First Lady, the Wings Foundation plans to use these Dominican institutions to carry out their plans here, "said Nader.
The forum will be held under the theme "Children in Latin America: a future free of poverty. Creating equality through early childhood development "and is expected to attend some 1,500 people." It's basically to report the importance of early childhood development and say this is an emergency in Latin America, "said Maria Emma Mejia, president of the Pies Descalzos Foundation.