• The organisation will be expanding for the first time into Kenya
Media personality and actress Violetta Ngina is honoured to be working with Global Citizen as Kenya's host.
The programme had announced that for its fourth year, the organisation will be expanding for the first time into Kenya.
"Being a host and a youth really passionate about using my voice and impacting change, global citizen has been a project passionate in my heart," Ngina said.
"And now that I have an opportunity to be part of the project, I am more than happy to make the best out of it and make sure Kenyans are actively involved in this course. It's a good time for Africa now."
Global Citizen is an advocacy organisation dedicated to ending extreme poverty and fighting for equity. 2022 marks a special year as it turns 10.
It brings together celebrated artistes on one stage for their annual festival. This year won't be any different as the festival will be happening on September 24 in Accra, Ghana and New York. In Accra, the stage will be serenaded by Usher, Gyakie, tems, HER, Sarkodie, Stormzy and stonebwoy.
Following the success of Global Citizen Festival in December 2018, where Jay Z and Beyonce performed, Beygood philanthropic initiative was launched in 2019 with the purpose of educating and empowering the youth.
This being their fourth year, they have expanded to Kenya for the first time and have picked five Kenyans who will go through a one-year paid training under the foundation.
Beyonce's Beygood and US actor Tyler Perry aim to empower young Africans.
The five Kenyans selected include Arthur Kamau, Charity Kithaka, Kamuel Oure, Diana Cheronoa and Sheryl Kambuni. This will be an opportunity for our youth to be part of a life-changing movement.