Furtado donates Gadhafi money

TORONTO (AP) - September 28, 2011

Furtado said in February she would donate the money from a 2007 show in Italy for members of Gadhafi's family.

She made this latest announcement Tuesday at a youth empowerment day organized by Canadian co-founders of Free the Children. Her donation will go toward building a girls school in Kenya and a Free the Children program supporting girls in the Middle East and North Africa.

Usher, Mariah Carey, Beyonce have all also promised to give the fees from their performances at private concerts later revealed to be linked to the Gadhafi family to charity or have said they have already done so.

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