Mafi Atitekpo, Ghana – Lil Jon is popping up his schooling initiatives by opening up his second faculty in Ghana.
The Grammy award-winning DJ/producer/rapper collaborated with charity group Pencils For Promises to launch Mafi Atitekpo DA Primary School. Located within the Ghanan village of Mafi Atitekpom, the college has enrolled 313 college students.
“Last yr [October of 2017] I went with my household to open up my first Pencils of Promise faculty in Ghana, and now to have over 300 children already enrolled in my second faculty there’s unimaginable,” Lil Jon mentioned. “It’s been actually fulfilling to see the influence these colleges have made on so many of those youngsters’s and households’ futures.”
To honor his late mom Carrie M. Smith, Lil Jon donated $70,000 to assist the group erect the 2 colleges.
The first faculty Abomayaw D.A. Kindergarten was launched in October 2017 within the nation’s village of Abomayaw and has enrolled 244 college students.
“Lil Jon is one in every of our most loyal and passionate celeb supporters, from his work within the area to donating his birthday to make two colleges a actuality, he continues to influence schooling wants for these in rural communities,” Pencils of Promise CEO Tanya Ramos mentioned.
“We are thrilled to open the Mafi Atitekpo DA faculty with Lil Jon and may’t wait to see his influence in motion.”