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Shakira and Mango Launch T-Shirt Collection Benefitting South Africa East Observatory School for War and AIDS Orphans

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Available beginning tomorrow at Mango: a collection of four T-shirts—two styles for women and two for men—that will be sold to benefit the South Africa East Observatory School, which cares for 560 students, most of who are war or AIDS orphans.

The slogan shirts read "Waka Waka"—which is also the official theme song of the FIFA World Cup, to be performed by Shakira on June 10—and "This Time for Africa." Men's and women's shirts will retail for $22.90 and $39.90, respectively.

“The true spirit of this World Cup involves making a lasting contribution," Shakira says. “We can add to the legacy of this historic moment a platform committed to providing quality education for the children of South Africa and to ending poverty and inequality wherever they exist."
· Mango [Official Site]