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Damon's African Project

Damon's African Project

Everyday someone new is helping Africa. What a great trend! It's amazing the amount of celebrities who have come out to support various causes. Now Matt Damon has announced his latest venture. He wants clean water for Africa. We knew he had been working on charity events like the one where one lucky lady even got to kiss Brad but now we know more about Matt's latest do good deed. Here's more:

Matt Damon went to the Sahara Desert to scout locations for a movie about long-distance runners. But when he got there, he took on another project: helping bring clean water to Africa.

Damon and the production team behind the upcoming documentary "Running the Sahara" created a charity to accompany their filmmaking expedition in Africa, which gets under way this month.

During his preliminary visit to the continent, Damon, 36, said he "saw firsthand the effects of one of the largest public health issues of our time — the world water crisis which is at its worst in Africa."

To check out more about Matt's cause, click here. There's images, info about the movie and more so check it out.


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Cyn_MF_Cyn Cyn_MF_Cyn 10 years
Yeah for Matty. I love that some celebs go out and fight a cause and try to help many in need. Brings warmth to my heart. Kudos. Matt Kudos. "Take my picture by the Pool, cause I'm the next big thing"
Sica Sica 10 years
He's alaways cute. I love The African cultures. My country has a lot of influence from them. :)
Luna13 Luna13 10 years
where did this craze start from??
pink_magnetism pink_magnetism 10 years
Good on Matt and all who help out :)
atoxicsparkle atoxicsparkle 10 years
there is never anything wrong with helping people becoming the it thing to do, hooray hooray i say! on a completely different note, he was the hottest thing in "The Departed"...oh mama!
azucar_maddy azucar_maddy 10 years
This is great. I hope the popularity of these causes continues to skyrocket!
jennifer76 jennifer76 10 years
Good for him. That's wonderful!!
EdwinaTheLovely EdwinaTheLovely 10 years
I love it and him. Sashak, I did read somewhere that JayZ was involved in something along the same lines but not sure with what org.
My-Opinion My-Opinion 10 years
their smiles are precious*
Imabeliever Imabeliever 10 years
I am all for people having clean water to drink..Good for you Matty.
BlondeSugar BlondeSugar 10 years
Good for him :) This is a very serious problem. Glad he is helping
sashak sashak 10 years
does Jay-Z help with a similar project?
hotstuff hotstuff 10 years
I think it's great some of our celebs are trying to help Africa considering some people in Government are not trying as hard.
letter2elise letter2elise 10 years
I love him!
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