football stars Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane made a 120,000-dollar donation to
humanitarian projects in Haiti.
will be spent in Cite Soleil, a shantytown of about 300,000 people in Port-au-Prince, the UN Development Programme
(UNDP) announced Tuesday.
It will go
toward sewerage projects and improving health and education.
particularly struck by the dignity of the Haitians and their clear desire to
live in decent conditions, despite the difficulties they face,"
Brazilian striker Ronaldo was quoted as saying in a UNDP statement.
part in a friendly soccer international between Haiti and Brazil in Port-au-Prince in August 2004.