How Akon’s Helping 600 Million Families

What better way to use your star power than to help those in need. Akon is setting the bar high by helping over 600 million people in Africa get electricity. The Akon Lighting Initiative, which was created in 2014, made a big announcement last week that his company would be creating a solar academy and it will bring solar energy across Africa. Akon has landed a 1 billion dollar funding to make this project happen. Check out the video here.