Kim Kardashian has been named an “Africa’s Angel Ambassador” for Russell Simmons‘ Diamond Empowerment Fund.
The TV personality recently visited South Africa and Botswana with her boyfriend, NFL running back Reggie Bush and her sister Khloe Kardashian. Bush is also a founding member of D.E.F.’s brand new offshoot, D.E.F.’s Athletes for Africa.
The Diamond Empowerment Fund is a non-profit international organization founded by Simmons in 2007, along with other individuals in the diamond and jewelry industries who are committed to the empowerment of Africa.
The fund’s mission is to raise money to support education initiatives that develop and empower economically disadvantaged people in African nations where diamonds are a natural resource.