AceShowbiz - Shakira has joined the ranks of celebrities handing out face masks to frontline healthcare workers around the world by donating thousands to medical centres in her native Barranquilla, Colombia.
The "Whenever, Wherever" singer has also donated ventilators to help save lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Her efforts were praised by the Mayor of Barranquilla, Jaime Pumarejo, on Thursday, April 30.
"One of the most beloved Barranquilleras in the world is @shakira, and she is also one of the people who most love Barranquilla," he wrote in a statement. "Huge thank you for your contribution of thousands of N95 masks for our health care workers, and ventilators that will save lives."