Atlanta rapper 21 Savage and his Leading By Example Foundation have once again teamed up with fintech firm Chime to help. This time, it is precisely to relaunch their virtual financial literacy campaign on bank accounts with the aim of educating students to expand their monetary knowledge.
$ 100,000 in potential scholarships, to train young people in the face of financial uncertainties
Named after his hit song ” Bank Account, ” Savage launched the campaign in hopes of helping as many at-risk youth achieve high levels of financial literacy and preparing them for the financial vagaries they may face. in life. Indeed, last October, rapper “X” teamed up with Chime for the first financial literacy program on bank accounts, designed to give students the resources necessary to acquire financial skills and access scholarships at the bank. end of online programs. This year, Savage and Chime are back for the second year of their financial literacy campaign bank accounts and offer 100,000 $ in potential scholarships . According to a report Complex , in order to apply for one hundred scholarships of $ 1000, students must complete a pr ogram Financial Literacy online six courses.
And To accompany this year ‘s financial literacy campaign on bank accounts, Chime has included a promotional video , in which Savage explains the importance of financial literacy. “ Growing up in Atlanta, the energy of the hustle and bustle rubs off on you, ” 21 says in the promo. “ Financial literacy is important because it’s one of the main things you need to function and be successful as an adult. I just wanted to find something that could help the kids figure out what to do with the money, ”the rapper said.
21 savage, a man with a heart of gold
This is not the first time that 21 has shown its philanthropic side. This month, the rapper in league with Chime, 21 unveiled a new basketball court at his Atlanta home at Parkway-Wabash Park.
“ As a child, basketball allowed me to compete, learn camaraderie and just escape the challenges of everyday life ,” said 21 Savage. “ I hope this court will allow the children in zone 6 to do the same. When I started my foundation, “Leader By Example,” I was determined to remove barriers for the next generation in Atlanta as my success is shared with my community who consistently supports and inspires me . », He had indicated in his message.
Strongly, that other Hip-Hop celebrities follow in the footsteps of 21 Savage to push the youth, which moreover constitutes a good fringe of their fan base, at the top.