Angelina Jolie - Jolie Setting Up Charities For Each Adopted Child

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are building an Aids clinic in their adopted daughter Zahara's native Ethiopia to ensure she will always stay in touch with her African roots.
The actress became mum to Zahara Marley in 2005 and Jolie reveals she and Pitt are in the process of establishing a medical centre to treat Aids and tuberculosis in the six-year-old's name, similar to the Maddox Chivan Children's Center they founded in Cambodia, where their eldest son Maddox was born.
And the Hollywood supercouple plan to do the same for their other adopted son, Pax, in Vietnam.
In an upcoming interview with US newsman Anderson Cooper, the actress says, "They have programmes in their countries (for) each of them we're starting. There's a TB/Aids clinic being built for Zahara; there's a clinic already for Mad. So each of them will take that responsibility. They are from their country and they are of their country and they should know that, it's part of their family, we are their family but so is their country."
Jolie and Pitt are also parents to three biological kids - five-year-old daughter Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne, three.
Jolie's full interview will air on Cooper's daytime talk show, Anderson, on Monday (19Dec11).


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She did that in 2008.Jolie-Pitt Foundation Establishes HIV/AIDS Clinic in EthiopiaBy Brian Orloff and Mary GreenSaturday September 13, 2008 08:35 PM EDT Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's Jolie-Pitt Foundation has made a $2 million donation to the Global Health Committee to establish a center to aid children affected by tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia.The center will be modeled after the Cambodian Health Committee's Maddox Chivan Children's Center in Cambodia, where children receive medical, education and social services."Our goal is to transfer the success we have had in Cambodia to Ethiopia where people are needlessly dying of tuberculosis, a curable disease, and HIV/AIDS, a treatable disease," Jolie said in a statement.As in Cambodia, where the couple named the center after their eldest child, the Ethiopian branch will be named for Zahara, 3, who was adopted from Ethiopia."It is our hope when Zahara is older she will take responsibility of the clinic and continue its mission," Pitt said in a statement.The clinic will also focus on tuberculosis care. The disease causes approximately 2 million deaths yearly, and is the largest cause of death worldwide for children and adults with AIDS."The fact that poor people continue to die in our world today of TB, a curable disease, because of lack of access to drugs and care is unacceptable," Pitt said.The Jolie-Pitt foundation was established in Sept. 2006, when the couple donated $1 million to the Global Action for Children organization and $1 million to Doctors Without Borders.
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