Davido donates ₦237 million to 424 orphanages across Nigeria
Nigerian singer, songwriter, and record producer, Davido, has announced the disbursement of ₦237 million to 424 orphanages across Nigeria through his foundation, The David Adeleke Foundation.
It will be recalled that Davido initiated the annual philanthropic tradition in 2021 when he requested cash gifts from friends, colleagues, and well-wishers for his birthday celebration.
At the time, he received over N250 million in donations, which he donated to orphanages in different parts of Nigeria.
Continuing with the philanthropic gesture, Davido has once again donated an additional N237 million to various orphanages across the country.
He announced news of the disbursement in a statement shared via his Instagram page on Thursday, July 20th.
The 30-year-old singer wrote,
“I’ve always wanted to use my platform to serve others. Thankful that through your generousity, I’ve been able to do so. We recently disbursed over N200m to several orphanages in Nigeria, a tradition that started a few years ago around my birthday. Thank you to everyone who donated. With your help, we are changing lives. This is what I mean when I say We rise by lifting others. These are words in action. God bless you all!”