Thursday, December 06, 2018 14:00 IST
Jacqueline Fernandez is going to the suburbs of Kochi and Kerala to help to rebuild the homes of the flood victims.
Habitat of humanity is launching the second edition of Jacqueline builds. The actor will be visiting the areas such as Thuruth and Naduvannur. During her visit, Jacqueline plans to interact with the affected families. Meanwhile, she is involved in helping the relief work team mobilize fund of over 50lakhs by encouraging individual donor. From her end, she is trying to be completely involved in the entire process.
The actor says "Habitat for Humanity helped me put together 'Jacqueline Builds', for Tamil Nadu back in 2016. When we started we did not really expect the amount of help that we received from all over India.hence the second edition of 'Jacqueline builds' for Kerala was but natural. Our small support with only help to not only rebuild their homes but also their lives, in a way changing bringing some positivity around. The most important thing in this initiative is we start from the bottom, Right from carrying the bricks to putting cement and constructing a whole new place which they can call 'know as 'Home'. The happiness they get and the relief they get as they again will be having a shelter to live under to be with their family is priceless"
Jacqueline Fernandez has been an active voice when it comes to social issues. The actress who has advocated many causes like marine conservation and animal welfare is currently striving to rebuild Kerala after the unfortunate floods hit the state.
Jacqueline Fernandez also represented the voice of animal welfare at the UN on the world animal day as she took 8 million petition signatures voicing her opinion against animal testing. Recently, the actress also addressed the One Young World Event in Hague as she expressed her thoughts about sexual harassment.
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