Selena Gomez has diverted attention away from gossip about her personal life by going overseas on a charity mission. She says she was moved and inspired by her recent trip to Nepal reported US Weekly on May 30, 2014. Gomez has been a spokesperson for UNICEF since 2008 and an UNICEF ambassador since 2009. She has also traveled to Chile and Ghana for UNICEF.
During her visit to Nepal Gomez got together with kids at the Satbariya Rapti Secondary School, where she took part in performing traditional dances and folk songs with them. She also met with UNICEF-supported female community health volunteers in Gangaparaspur Village who told Gomez about their efforts to fight illness among children and their mothers. Women in Nepal discussed cases of conflict, domestic violence, and child abuse in Hapur Village. Young Nepalese put on a skit for her about the importance of sanitation in Dokrena/Khaira Village.
Gomez visited Nepal to bring attention to kids in need within the country and internationally reports UNICEF. She says her trip to Nepal was very powerful. Gomez felt the trip was devastating and heartbreaking while being extremely inspiring. She commented the kids who are living in extreme poverty feel some hope and promise for a brighter future with the help of the efforts of UNICEF.
Gomez has shared that the kids of Nepal have showed her that with a great deal of passion hard work anything seems possible.
She wants to convey to kids across the world that it's worth believing in their dreams and pursuing them. Gomez has been doing a really great job advocating for the world’s most vulnerable kids on behalf of UNICEF. Gomez and the kids of Nepal are now helping us realize that people working together for a brighter future can make a difference in this world.