Christina Aguilera visits quake-hit Haiti

Updated: May 15, 2010, 09:01 AM IST

Los Angeles: Shedding her glamorous image, pop star Christina Aguilera visited quake devastated Haiti this week and spent time with displaced families, feeding them meals and crooning for children.

The 29-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer travelled to the country with her husband Jordan Bratman, People magazine reported.

"I was so moved by the devastation in Haiti but also by the spirit of its people. [The children] have such joy and are eager to learn despite the destruction around them,"
Aguilera said.

The `Beautiful` hit maker, who is an Ambassador Against Hunger for the World Food Programme, toured the country with WFP aid workers and served rice and beans to children at two schools in the Haitian capital.

"The children deserve a chance and I want to make sure they get a chance. I urge everyone to go to and donate so we can bring food to these mothers and children and help them rebuild their lives," she said.

Augilera also sang `Happy Birthday Haiti` for school children in Port-au-Prince, highlighting how reconstruction efforts have infused a fresh spark in the country.