World famous pop star Rihanna through her charity is donating much-needed bicycles and financial suport to girls in Malawi to help them stay in schools.
The initiative comes soon after the the Pop star visited Malawi in June this year.
Rihanna’s charity work with the Clara Lionel foundation in helping girls in Malawi school.
According to The Clara Lionel Foundation,Rihanna is set to donate more than 3000 bicycles to girls in Malawi in the next five years.
The foundation further said the Five – year bicycle programme is part of a partenership between Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundatio and the Global Partnership for Education.
Rihanna visited Malawi in June this year where she met local NGOs and educators.While in Malawi she started the 1 KM Action Compaign which will donate bicycles to schoolgirls in Malawi.
“The initiative will be solely dedicated to helping the young girls of Malawi get to school safely cutting down those very long walk they make to and from school all alone” the pop star said in annoncing the programme.
Her foundation has already helped to build medical facilities in Barbados and sponsored schoolarships for underpriviledged young women in US,Brazil,Cuba and Haiti.
The foundation has delivered 100 bicycles to the community across Malawi and will continue to sponsor delivery of more than 3000 bicycles over the next five years.