Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton donate over GH₵2.2 million to UNICEF Ghana

Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton donate over GH₵2.2 million to UNICEF Ghana

  • Virgil Abloh, an American designer of Ghanaian heritage, and the Louis Vuitton team have made a huge donation to UNICEF Ghana
  • They donated $380, 000 as a contribution to plans for the growth of children in the country
  • The donation will help the education programs of the United Nations Children's Fund in Ghana

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Virgil Abloh, a Ghanaian-American designer, and his team at Louis Vuitton have donated $380 000 (over GH₵2.2 million) to UNICEF's branch in Ghana.

The organization is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.

Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton donate over 2.2 Million Ghana Cedis to UNICEF Ghana
Virgil Abloh and Louis Vuitton donate over 2.2 Million Ghana Cedis to UNICEF Ghana. Photo source: Instagram (@virgilabloh)
Source: Instagram

According to a report by American publication, WWD, Abloh, who is the artistic director of Louis Vuitton, an entrepreneur, and a DJ will lead a session to encourage young people to impact their community positively.

"A member of the Ghanaian diaspora, Virgil Abloh is devoted to making a personal contribution to help accelerate results for children and young people in Ghana," reads part of a statement about the donation.

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In other news, media personality, Vanessa Gyan, has said Peace Hyde creating Netflix's first-ever original African Reality TV series is "breaking major barriers" for creatives on the continent.

On Tuesday, June 22, 2021, news broke that Hyde will executive produce the series for the world's most potent streaming service.

Gyan told YEN.com.gh in an exclusive interview that the deal is excellent, adding that it will help tell Africa's story the way it needs to be told, and by the right people.

The series which will be produced by Peace Hyde features Diamond Platnumz (Tanzania), Annie Macaulay Idibia (Nigeria), Swanky Jerry (Nigeria), and Nadia Nakai, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube, and Naked DJ (all from South Africa.)

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