Rihanna Helps Raise Over $2 Billion For Global Education
5 February 2018, 16:58 | Updated: 5 February 2018, 17:02
Rihanna is continuing her amazing charity work!
Rihanna has helped raise an astonishing $2.3 billion for education in underserved countries according to reports.
The ‘Wild Thoughts’ singer, who was almost stopped from entering Senegal over illuminati allegations, attended the inaugural GPE Financing Conference as an ambassador for the Global Partnership for Education.
While on stage, the Bajan superstar thanked everyone who pledged and donated money to the cause, before reiterating why her battle goes on.
“We’ve made tremendous progress today, but of course, our work is never done,” she said on stage.
“We have a long way to go. This is a fight we’re never gonna stop fighting until every boy and every girl has access to education.”
Watch the video above.
Prior to the event, Rihanna tweeted messages to a number of world leaders, including Theresa May.
“Please continue to prioritise girl’s education and be a top funder for Global Partnership for Education tomorrow?” she said.
Hello @theresa_may and @PennyMordaunt, please continue to prioritize girls’ education and be a top funder of @GPforEducation. Will @DFID_UK make a historic commitment of £380M to #FundEducation tomorrow? @claralionelfdn @glblctzn— Rihanna (@rihanna) February 1, 2018
According to Global Citizen, the conference was attended by even heads of state, more than 60 ministers, the President of the World Bank and more.
This is latest evidence of Rihanna’s charitable work around the world.
Back in 2016, RiRi was handed Harvard’s Humanitarian Of The Year Award, for her charitable work via her Clara Lionel Foundation and for continuing to promote education around the globe.
Meanwhile, Rihanna recently appeared at the The Grammys, performing ‘Wild Thoughts’ alongside DJ Khaled and Bryson Tiller.