On Wednesday, Rapper 21 Savage announced the online financial literacy education program. The rapper and record producer of ‘X’ announced this on 1st July, which aims at helping the youth stuck in the middle of shelter to Coronavirus pandemic.
The rapper took Instagram to announce the same, he said as quoted “I’m making financial literacy available to kids and families across the country this summer“.
Savage has clarified that “Bank Account At Home” as one free online program to give tools for learning to save and earn money. Bank Account At Home was the version of his campaign in 2018. Savage in a statement said that, as quoted, “I feel like it’s important more than ever to give our next generation the tools to succeed in life“.
This program attempts to start learning about basic money management programs, those in the middle-school can learn about the tools and start planning a financial future. It also offers lessons on budget and entrepreneurship. The savage said that he started the financial literacy program with a sturdy amount of $21,000 cheque.
His efforts in providing relief include the partnership of Atlanta Mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms. It includes providing wifi and tablets for those underserved students. He has donated $25000 to the COVID-19 relief fund.
The aim of Savage’s program is to empower youth in managing their money. Savage in an interview said, as quoted, “ When you’re a child, you don’t know what’s going on. Now, you grow up and got to figure it out. Can’t get a job. Can’t get a license. I’m one of the lucky ones who became successful. It’s a lot of people who can’t”.