Halle Berry heads to Nicaragua to help feed students as part of Michael Kors’ Watch Hunger Stop campaign.
Berry with a schoolgirl and (far right) a group of schoolchildren; a view of Jinotega province, Nicaragua; Michael Kors LimitedEdition 100 Series
rose-gold-tone stainless-steel watch ($355, at Michael
Kors stores across Canada) hungry people has fallen by 130 million since 1990, so I think this is a problem we can really solve.” Kors is certainly doing his part: For each sale of his specially designed 100 Series watch, 100 meals are provided; in July, the total reached the five-million-meal mark.
Berry has long supported organizations that help victims of domestic violence, such as the Jenesse Center, Inc., in Los Angeles, and raised funds for cancer research as a Revlon global brand ambassador. But this is the first time the 48-year-old actress has inserted herself at ground zero, so to speak. “It’s important to come and put yourself in the place,” she says. “As an actress, it obviously brings me to a greater emotional depth, but as a mother, it’s important that my family understand that we live a different kind of life but are still citizens of a world.”
The WFP provided food to more than 97 million people in 80 countries last year; in Latin America h