Nelly Furtado We Day

Star Power: Nelly Furtado Is More Than a Role Model

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

When we asked Grammy-winning Canadian singer Nelly Furtado to travel with us to Kenya a few years back, we had no idea it would lead to an amazing friendship. Now an ambassador for Free The Children, she launched a matching fund to support the construction of a new all girls' high school in rural Kenya.

Joshua Ostroff

Nelly Furtado's Million-Dollar Donation Is Going To The Girls

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 10.18.2012 | Canada Impact

When Nelly Furtado showed up at Toronto’s We Day 2011 youth rally, the 20,000 teenage activists in attendance likely expected some songs and maybe a...