Barbadian singer Rihanna is using her clout as a world famous pop star to support education in Malawi. Through her charity she is donating much-needed bicycles and financial support to learners to help them stay in school.Chinese bicycle manufacturer Ofo is making and delivering the bikes to Malawi for free. Following a visit to Malawi in June 2017, where she met local NGOs and educators, Rihanna started the 1 KM Action Campaign. “[The initiative] will be solely dedicated to helping the young girls of Malawi get to school safely, cutting down those very long walks they make to and from school all alone,” the singer said in announcing the programme. –Brand South Africa/
The impact is powerful when Africans and people of African descent take initiatives for the the betterment of the continent.