The new Akon project for Africa begins to bear her first fruits as seen in Sareh Pateh, a Gambian village that has just benefited from the first falls of ‘‘ Akon illuminates Africa ”. The Senegalese-American artist brought light in this small village in West Africa. An action strongly welcomed by the populations.
As for his musical works, when Alioum Badara Thiam, better known as Akon decides to do something, he does it to his best.He launched in 2014 the ambitious project ” Akon illuminates Africa.” Today he has put joy in the hearts of Gambians. Akon brought street lights to the village of Sareh Pateh, a few kilometers from Banjul, the capital of the Gambia. An unpublished fact in this small village!
Indeed, his project aims precisely at lighting African rural areas through solar energy. After 2 years of commitment, he seems to know where he is going and what remains to be done: “It is now time for us to really concentrate. And I think that if we concentrate and give ourselves 10 years of concentration, development and unity, I guarantee that we will succeed, “he said.
This initiative was strongly welcomed by the people of this village of The Gambia who have seen their world transformed. “I think it’s an initiative that comes at the right time. This is a very important project because without electricity there can be no development. So this is a very timely and economical solution, and I am very pleased that it also involves youth training and job creation. This is what the country needs. “Said Mood MS Njie, a young entrepreneur.
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