The few LeBron James of Africa who are giving back big time for the good of the continent

Ismail Akwei Aug 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

August 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm | Entertainment

Ismail Akwei

Ismail Akwei | Contributor

August 07, 2018 at 12:00 pm | Entertainment

Bismack Biyombo is his home country the Democratic Republic of Congo where he has opened a new school

It is the moment of American basketball star LeBron James who recently opened a public school in his hometown Akron, Ohio, which will start with 240 at-risk children (third and fourth graders) with plans to expand to over 1,000 students.

Children who graduate from the I Promise School and meet specific standards will qualify for a full scholarship to the University of Akron, through the LeBron James Family Foundation.

While the world celebrates LeBron James, there are others like him who are also investing in children and education in the African continent which has a 35.7% illiteracy rate among all adults.

Take a look at these generous sportsmen who are saving thousands of people on a low-key.

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