Former Chelsea striker donates N2.7m to primary school to make learning easy during lockdown

Former Chelsea striker donates N2.7m to primary school to make learning easy during lockdown

- Patrick Bamford has supported a local school to make learning convenient for students during lockdown

- The 27-year-old donated £5,000 to purchase iPads for pupils who are in need to have access to learning

- The Leeds United striker has scored ten Premier League goals this season after helping his side promote the elite division

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Patrick Bamford has donated £5,000 to Beeston Primary School to help children have access to learning while staying behind closed doors, BBC.

The school is close to Leeds United home ground Elland Road stadium and pupils who are in need will be educated from the use of iPads.

Beeston revealed the 27-year-old had contacted the school and asked how he could be of help to the school during the lockdown.

Former Chelsea striker donates £5k to primary school to make learning easy during lockdown
Patrick Bamford donates £5k to primary school to make learning easy. Photo by Molly Darlington
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The school said:

"We are absolutely blown away by his generosity.
"When he learned how many children and families are struggling to access remote learning at home he personally donated £5,000."

Bamford who has scored ten Premier League goals this season also wants to do a follow-up with the school as he sent a video message to the pupils.

Bamford said:

"I know these are hard times.
"Whether you're at home homeschooling, or adapting in your new bubble, I've heard you've all been working really hard and doing really well.
"I know it can be tough to concentrate at the moment, I'm sure there are a lot of distractions going on whether you're at home or at school, just keep going because the tough times won't last and we'll all come through the other side.
"I'll be here all the way supporting you all."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that England international Jude Bellingham has helped raise funds to build a school in the Indian Ocean city of Mombasa, Kenya, Daily Mail.

The 17-year-old is partnering with the Mustard Seed Project as the school is in the final stages of its completion.

The Borussia Dortmund midfielder used his social media accounts to help develop the project which would contain 275 pupils.

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