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David Beckham Supports UNICEF's Fight Against Ebola

David Beckham Supports UNICEF's Fight Against Ebola

by The Daily Eye Team October 21 2014, 2:20 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 58 secs

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham is supporting our fight against Ebola through a video message to be broadcast across Sierra Leone ??one of the worst-affected countries. It will be broadcast across national TV, in town halls and community centres across the country, as well as on giant outdoor screens and in football stadiums. The video aims to help break down the stigma and shame connected to the disease and encourage more people to protect themselves and seek medical help. Beckham has also recorded an additional video message urging people around the world to support and donate to Unicef?? urgent Ebola appeal, which is currently only 30% funded. ??ix years ago, I travelled to Sierra Leone with Unicef,??says Beckham. ?? was inspired and honoured to have met so many amazing people and to see the beautiful country. While there I was lucky enough to get a glimpse into the lives of children in remote villages and the challenges they faced in a country then devastated by civil war. Today, the courageous people of Sierra Leone are facing an invisible enemy ??a ferocious Ebola disease that?? spreading fast across West Africa.??/p>

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