In an Instagram post from Aladdin’s new Jasmine, actress Naomi Scott, she revealed her passion for empowering women by becoming an Ambassador for Compassion International for years.
Naomi Scott captured the public’s attention after playing Jasmine in Disney’s live action adaptation of the movie Aladdin. Surprisingly, she turned out to be a Christian worship leader and the daughter of a pastor.
The New Jasmine Is Bold In Her Faith
Moreover, Naomi is a woman bold in her faith in God. She’s also a purpose-driven woman and uses her platform to share her Christian values.
A recent post revealed Naomi as a passionate volunteer and ambassador for Compassion International. Compassion International is a Christian humanitarian sponsorship organization dedicated to children and women living in extreme poverty. According to Compassion International’s website, they help children ‘be released from poverty in Jesus’ Name’. Naomi is partnering with their Different Path Appeal campaign. It is an initiative by the organization to protect “women during their pregnancy and ensures that their babies have a healthy start in life.”
“For me, it’s all about instilling value and hope. I think when we feel valued we begin to dream, that’s where it starts. It’s so important to get young girls to understand that they have a voice, they have something to offer,” she wrote in the post.
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Collaborating With Compassion’s ‘Child Survival Projects’
In the photo on Instagram, she introduced a woman named Ernestine who was part of Compassion’s ‘Child survival projects’ in Kigali Rwanda.
Naomi also spoke of her admiration to what the organization is doing to the community.
“I have worked with this charity for years and love their approach, working with communities and families to empower the next generation to break the vicious cycle of poverty,” she said.
Then she further explained, “Child survival projects work with the communities most vulnerable mothers and mums to be to help meet their practical and medical needs whilst bringing together a community of women who can support each other emotionally and create an environment where they feel loved and valued.”
On top of that, Naomi also told Compassion “The women I met in Rwanda…were so inspiring! They took nothing and made something. I saw the impact when women started daring to think, daring to dream. When they came together you could see that they felt loved.”
Source: Church Leaders