Mafi Atitekpo, Ghana – Lil Jon is popping up his training initiatives by opening up his second college 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 varsity has enrolled 313 college students.
“Last yr [October of 2017] I went with my household to open up my first Pencils of Promise college in Ghana, and now to have over 300 youngsters already enrolled in my second college there’s unbelievable,” Lil Jon mentioned. “It’s been actually fulfilling to see the influence these colleges have made on so many of those kids’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 college 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 all our most loyal and passionate movie star supporters, from his work within the subject to donating his birthday to make two colleges a actuality, he continues to influence training wants for these in rural communities,” Pencils of Promise CEO Tanya Ramos mentioned.
“We are thrilled to open the Mafi Atitekpo DA college with Lil Jon and might’t wait to see his influence in motion.”