Jolie’s Jewelry Line “Style of Jolie” funds Girl’s School in Afghanistan
Angelina Jolie has opened a school in Afghanistan that she is funding through her jewelry line, “Style of Jolie,” with the help of Robert Procop. Procop, who is the designer of her engagement ring told E! News that it was “an honor to have the opportunity to be part of creating this line with Angie, as we both believe every child has right to an education.”
The school is an all-girls institution educating over 200 – 300 girls. It is located in an area outside Kabul, which has a high refugee population. One hundred percent of the profits from “Style of Jolie” will go towards Jolie’s foundation The Education Partnership for Children of Conflict.
“Beyond enjoying the artistic satisfaction of designing these jewels, we are inspired by knowing our work is also serving the mutual goal of providing for children in need,” told Jolie to E! News.
This feat is one of Jolie’s many charitable efforts. In 2003 Jolie founded the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation which is dedicated to community development and environmental conservation of Combodia’s northwestern provice, Battambang. She also partnered with Global Health Committee to establish Maddox Chivan Children’s Center, a daycare facility for children afflicted and affected by HIV in the Cambodian capital Phom Penh. In 2008 she collaborated with Microsoft Corporation to establish a pro bono movement of law firms, and law departments, NGO’s and volunteers to provide legal council to unaccompanied immigrant children in the U.S. called Kids in Need of Defense. More recently, in 2010 she established the Jolie Legal Fellows Programme which recruits child protection efforts in Haiti.
Jolie’s “Style of Jolie” will undoubtedly be one more retail and humanitarian success. The jewelry will go on retail sale for the first time on April 4, through the Kansas City jewelry store, Tivol, http://www.tivol.com/stores-and-events. Jolie, who is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, already has plans to open more institutions of the same kind.