Angelina Jolie Opens All-Girls School In Afghanistan

Profits from the Oscar winner's jewelry line will fund the new facility near Kabul.

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Angelina Jolie Tours A Camp For Syrian Refugees in Jordan
We all know Angelina Jolie’s global charitable efforts and now everyone’s favorite humanitarian, mother and silver screen goddess is making a more permanent mark on the world by opening an all-girls school in Afghanistan, according to E! News.

And the Academy Award-winning actress plans to fund the educational institution with profits made from her newly-expanded jewelry collection, Style of Jolie.

Jolie, who began her work in 2001 visiting refugees around the world and most recently in Iraq, plans to open the primary school near the capital of Kabul because of its increasing refugee population and high disparity between male and female educational advantages.

The existing school currently houses about 300 students and the actress plans to open more educational facilities elsewhere, with 100 percent of the jewelry profits going to her new 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," Jolie told E! News of the line designed by Robert Procop -- and if his name sounds familiar he’s the man behind Jolie’s $500,000 engagement bling.

"The beauty of these creations is matched by the beauty of spirit behind Angelina's most heartfelt mission -- to empower children in crisis," Procop said.

"For me, it's an honor to have the opportunity to be a part of creating this line with Angie, as we both believe every child has a right to an education," he added.

And the collection’s newest pieces are just as close to Jolie’s heart as the cause itself. The 37-year-old designed a tablet shape necklace for her husband-to-be, Brad Pitt, which inspired the collection.

"These designs are timeless; they reflect her chic sense of style and also feminine strength," Kam Heskin, the spokesman for the Robert Procop Design Studio, told E! News. "There are so many pieces that make this collection beautiful and unique."

The Style of Jolie will be available this week exclusively in Tivol, a Kansas City jeweler.

Will you buy and wear Angelina Jolie's new line of jewelry knowing that's it's going to such a good cause? Tell us in the comments below.

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    Why is it that all these damn celebrities want to only help those OUTSIDE the United States? They made their millions or billions here and there are plenty of people HERE that could use their help! Answer: Really just about creating publicity for them!

 
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