WINDHOEK, Namibia – Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt celebrated their daughter's birth in Namibia by donating $300,000 to help other babies in the impoverished southern Africa nation.
Jolie gave birth to Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt at the Welwitschia Clinic in Walvis Bay on Saturday. Mother and baby were both healthy and doing very well Monday, said Samuel Nuuyoma, governor of the Namibian region of Erongo.
"They are just fine, they are enjoying their lives," said Nuuyoma.
The couple also gave $15,000 for a school and a community center in Swakopmund.
"We want to contribute to Namibia and the people who have been so gracious to us at this time," a government statement released Monday quoted the couple as saying.
Jolie and Pitt had come to Namibia before the birth to avoid the media, and the government went to extraordinary lengths to accommodate their desire for privacy.
Shiloh could be eligible for automatic Namibian citizenship, government officials added. The issue would be discussed with the couple later, officials said.
Jolie, 30, is a frequent visitor to Africa and serves as goodwill ambassador for the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. She has two adopted children: toddler Zahara, from Ethiopia, and 4-year-old Maddox, from Cambodia. Both had their surnames legally changed to Jolie-Pitt after Pitt announced his intentions to adopt the children as well.
Pitt, 42, and actress Jennifer Aniston divorced last year.