R&B Star Akon Is Working to Bring Electricity to a Million People in Africa

R&B Star Akon Is Working to Bring Electricity to a Million People in Africa

Electricity powers not only business growth but also lights the minds of young people –helping them to learn when they plug in their computers and other essential technological tools.

R&B star Akon recognizes that in many parts of Africa business expansionis not possible and children’s education stifled because there is no ability to getelectricity.

“They’re using kerosene and candles after dark,” he said when talking about his effort to drastically change their plight.

The five-time Grammy nominated artist has launched “Akon Lighting Africa,”a partnership to bring electricity to one million households in Africa by the end of 2014.

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Source: EURWeb.com

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