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Orlando Bloom campaigns for children in Madagascar

Channels Television  
Updated March 27, 2012

channels_television_orlando_bloomEnglish actor Orlando Bloom who starred as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series has taken the role of the UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador given him seriously after he led the a campaign to improve the living standards of children in Madagascar.

The move especially meant for the poor children in Madagascar is meant to amongst other things improve the educational standard of the children and Bloom is partnering with Sienna Miller on this project who is chairing the educational campaign for UNICEF.

The project is based on fundaing a day of school for 50 Madasgascar children.

On the on-going project,Orlando Bloom said he is very delighted working with UNICEF and Boss Orange management as it is seen as making a difference in the lives of African Children.

Orlando Bloom had his break-through roles in 2001 as the elf-prince Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and starring in 2003 as blacksmith Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series.

He established himself as a lead in Hollywood films, including Elizabethtown and Kingdom of Heaven after his breakthrough as he appeared in the ensemble films New York, I Love You, Sympathy for Delicious, and Main Street. Bloom made his professional stage debut in West End’s In Celebration at the Duke of York’s Theatre, St. Martin’s Lane, which ended its run on 15 September 2007.

On 12 October 2009, Bloom was named a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.