Shakira will be in Barranquilla to inaugurate the Nuevo Bosque school

The Barranquilla singer-songwriter and philanthropist Shakira will have a marathon week. This Tuesday she will receive the Michal Jackson award at the MTV Video Music Awards gala that will take place from 7:00 p.m. at the Prudential Center in New Jersey, United States, where she will also give a presentation.

Shakira’s great flexibility during VMA rehearsalsShe will later focus her gaze on her native land, where she will arrive next Saturday, September 16, to attend the inauguration of the mega-school that she built with her ‘Pies Descalzos’ Foundation and the support of the Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla in the El Bosque neighborhood.

EL HERALDO learned that the ‘Queen of Latin Pop’ will be in charge of cutting the ribbon at the handover ceremony of this educational institution in which nearly 1,200 students will be trained.

After fulfilling this commitment, the artist will dedicate time to her parents William Mebarak and Nidia Ripoll, who are living in the city after Mebarak underwent surgery last June with a ‘Hakim valve’ in his head. . This is a valve that allows excess cerebrospinal fluid to be removed and treat normal pressure hydrocephalus.

Will Shakira be a mother for the third time? This is what the Spanish media sayThis is FDI Nuevo Bosque, one of the District’s great bets in the educational sector, hand in hand with the Pies Descalzos Foundation.

The works include the fitting out of 22 regular classrooms, four preschool classrooms, two laboratories, an art room, a technology room and a multipurpose room, as well as a kitchen and dining room, administrative area, three fields and bathrooms in one area. of 6,073 square meters.

The project, which began in August 2019, has been developed through three phases with a total investment of more than $16.1 billion, of which the Pies Descalzos Foundation contributed $5.7 billion and the Mayor’s Office of Barranquilla contributed $10.5 billion.

Another aspect to highlight is that nearly 200 direct jobs were created with this megaproject.

This is one of the classrooms at the Nuevo Bosque Educational Institution.

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