Davido Foundation Donates 237 Million Naira to Less Privileged Children across Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria –The David Adeleke Foundation (DAF) of multiple award-winning musical star Davido has donated N237,000,000 (US$304,000) to less privileged children and orphanage homes across Nigeria.
DAF was founded in 2022 by the Nigerian star David Adeleke, known by his stage name Davido, with a strong desire and passion to continually assist others and create a proper framework for ongoing charitable works to benefit the people of Nigeria.
Making the disclosure via his official Instagram page, Davido said he is proud to announce that DAF has donated the sum of N237 million naira to orphanages throughout Nigeria. The distribution of the fund was led by the chair of the DAF Disbursement Committee, Mrs. Titi Adebayo.
The star said the foundation reached out to 424 orphanages, benefiting a total of 13,818 children.
In the statement he said, “Seeing the impact and success of my previous donations, particularly in 2021 after my birthday, left a mark on my heart and reading the numerous lifters and messages from everyone who received this donation has reaffirmed my commitment to continually assist the less privileged in any capacity. This motivated me to establish the DAF to execute our mission effectively.”
In October 2022, the foundation began reaching out to eminent and compassionate Nigerians, seeking their support in raising funds for the less privileged across the country. Thanks to the generous contributions from individuals and corporations across various sectors and regions, DAF was able to raise the substantial Donation Sum of $237M Naira.
At the same time, the 30BG boss expressed thanks and appreciation to those individuals and corporations who personally assisted in raising the money.
The David Adeleke Foundation remains steadfast in its mission to uplift and support vulnerable communities across Nigeria. Through initiatives like this significant donation to orphanages, the foundation continues to make a positive impact in the lives of those in need.
Davido’s success in both his music career and philanthropic endeavors is truly commendable. With projected earnings surpassing the $20-million mark in 2023, he continues to be a major force in the African music industry. His music’s popularity, with over 2 billion streams worldwide, cements his position as Africa’s beat ambassador.
The success of his recent album “Timeless,” reaching the second spot on Billboard’s World Album chart with 133 million streams in just ten days, further solidifies his reputation as a successful artist.
Overall, Davido’s achievements and contributions to society demonstrate the impact that passionate individuals can have in improving the lives of others and making a positive change in their communities.
By Saah Kandu