David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has donated N237m to orphanages across Nigeria through his foundation, The David Adeleke Foundation (DAF).
The donation was announced in a statement issued by the foundation on Thursday, July 20, 2023.
According to the foundation, the funds would be used to provide food, clothing, shelter, and education to the children in the orphanages.
It explained that the donation was made possible by the generous contributions of individuals and corporations across Nigeria.
This donation would not have been possible without the generous contributions of individuals and corporations across Nigeria. I would like to personally thank everyone who helped to make this donation possible.”
The DAF was founded by Davido in 2022 with the goal of providing assistance to the less privileged in Nigeria. The foundation has since donated millions of naira to orphanages, schools, and other charities, the statement said.
“The David Adeleke Foundation remains steadfast in its mission to uplift and support vulnerable communities across Nigeria,” the statement said. “Through initiatives like this significant donation to orphanages, the foundation continues to make a positive impact in the lives of those in need.”
The full statement titled THE DAVID ADELEKE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES N237,000,000.00 DONATION FOR THE LESS PRIVILEGED reads;
“I am proud to announce that my foundation. The David Adeleke Foundation (DAF), has donated the sum of N237,000,000.00 (Two Hundred and Thirty-Seven Million Naira) to orphanages throughout Nigeria. The distribution of donation funds was led by the chair of the DAF Disbursement Committee, Mrs. Titi Adebayo. with the foundation successfully distributing funds to 424 (Four Hundred and Twenty-Four) orphanages, benefiting a total of 13,818 (Thirteen Thousand, Eight Hundred, and Eighteen) children.