Cape Town – South African-born comedian and The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah has reportedly donated R8 million to a local project.
According to IOL, Trevor made the donation on behalf of The Trevor Noah Foundation and in partnership with YouthBuild South Africa (YBSA), with an aim to help the underprivileged.
YBSA empowers young adults aged 17 to 29 who are not in education, employment, or training (NEET) to improve their lives and communities.
Through the Faranani infrastructure project, YBSA, in collaboration with The Trevor Noah Foundation, has provided training and practical construction skills to a number of young people in Soweto.
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“We want to make sure that our young people are ready and mentally prepared for the world of work and build our communities,” Channel24 quoted Oupa Tshabalala, Executive Director, YBSA as saying.
Currently, the Trevor Noah Foundation impacts over 500 teachers, 6000 learners, and countless families within the communities. The goal is to reach 25 schools by the end of 2025, the report said.
Compiled by Sinothando Siyolo