French Footballer Donates €25k To Help Build School And 2 Lodges For Teachers In Malawi

French Footballer Donates €25k To Help Build School And 2 Lodges For Teachers In Malawi

- Jeff Reine-Adelaide has committed €25,000 in the building of a school in Balaka, Malawi

- The construction will help stop students traveling 10km daily on foot to school

- The Nice midfielder has also shown interest in supporting more project in the African nation

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Jeff Reine-Adelaide has put smiles on the faces of students in Balaka, Malawi after donating to the construction of classrooms and two lodges for teachers, France Bleu Azur on.

The 23-year-old who currently plays for Ligue 1 side Nice on a loan deal from Lyon, has donated €25,000 to help fund the building project.

The building will be completed in time for the next academic session by September, 2021, which will comfortably accommodate 500 students, RMC Sport.

French footballer donates €25k to help build school and 2 lodges for teachers in Malawi
Jeff Reine-Adelaide donates €25k to help build school and 2 lodges for teachers in, Balaka, Malawi. Photo by Christophe Simon
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It is understood that children travel 10km a day to study and the construction of the school will put an end to that.

"I was immediately touched by this project because it is unthinkable for me that children walk 10 km every day to go to class."

Reine-Adelaide added that he intends to support more humanitarian projects in his country to help support children.

He added:

“On a regular basis, I will support humanitarian projects in favor of children who are not lucky enough to have the life that everyone should have."

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The Super Eagles captain signed a short term deal to play with the Nigerian Professional League club until the summer transfer window in Europe opens.

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