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Jacqueline speaks at the European Parliament. And she’s ecstatic!

She has been associated with an American NGO called Habitat for Humanity for the past five years, and is the Asia ambassador for the organisation.

bollywood Updated: May 01, 2016 01:21 IST
Kavita Awaasthi
Kavita Awaasthi
Hindustan Times
Jacqueline Fernandes

“Being the Asia ambassador for Habitat for Humanity, I was asked to speak at the Habitat for Humanity conference. The success of Jacqueline Builds was also discussed. They want to make it an annual property,” says Jacqueline. (HT Photo)

Jacqueline Fernandez recently helped the victims of the Chennai floods rebuild their homes. She has been associated with an American NGO called Habitat for Humanity for the past five years, and is the Asia ambassador for the organisation.

Read: Jacqueline raises funds for the Tamil Nadu flood victims

Together, they launched a relief campaign, titled Jacqueline Builds, a couple of months ago.

She has been associated with an American NGO called Habitat for Humanity for the past five years, and is the Asia ambassador for the organisation. (Yogen Shah/ HT Photo)

Consequently, the actor raised funds to build and repair houses for the flood-affected. And, on April 9, Jacqueline visited Chennai to monitor the construction as well.

Read: Jacqueline is about to pop a halo and help TN flood victims

On April 26, the Brothers (2015) star was invited to talk about housing and human development at the European Parliament, which is located in Brussels, Belgium. The event brought together around 60 people, including members of the European Parliament, high-level policymakers, diplomats, members of the public and the media.

Jacqueline at the Habitat for Humanity conference in Brussels on April 26, 2016. (© Habitat for humanity/Patrick Mascart)

“Being the Asia ambassador for Habitat for Humanity, I was asked to speak at the Habitat for Humanity conference. The success of Jacqueline Builds was also discussed. They want to make it an annual property,” says Jacqueline, who is ecstatic about the development. Now, every year, she will promote the cause of providing shelter to the needy across the world through this platform.