Halle Berry lends star power to fight hunger in Nicaragua
Published on Jul 26, 2014 11:08 AM
MANAGUA (AFP) - Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry lent her star power to combat rural hunger during a trip to Nicaragua for the UN World Food Program, officials here said Friday.
Government authorities said the Hollywood starlet visited two rural schools in the town of El Cua, some 250 kilometers north of the capital city Managua.
The project aimed to encourage students to stay in school and realize their full academic and career potential.
Berry, 47, has appeared in a raft of Hollywood films, including a starring turn in the 2004 movie Catwoman; as Storm in the X-Men film series; and her Oscar-winning role in Monster's Ball.