Trevor Noah starts campaign to raise R2 million for education in SA

Trevor Noah starts campaign to raise R2 million for education in SA

The Daily Show host, Trevor Noah, is attempting to raise a total of R4 million for education in South Africa.

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The comedian is aiming to better education in SA schools through the campaign, which is run by his foundation.

Briefly.co.za learned the aim is "achieving a 100% transition rate of the matric students into continued education."

The foundation started a crowdfunding campaign on backabuddy, with the target set at R2 million.

However, Noah has vowed to match the amount gathered by the campaign with up to R2m of his own money.

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A video was also posted on social media which saw Noah explaining the end goal.

“Our end goal is to get as many children who do not have access to education, educated. We want to get teachers the support they need because teachers are underpaid, and we want to make sure the people who educate those children are able to sustain themselves," he was quoted saying.

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Noah was also quoted saying that great teachers were the key to success in South Africans schools, adding he still remembers the educators who impacted his life.

You can visit the Trevor Noah Foundation's Backabuddy page to make a donation by clicking on the link.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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