Senegalese and Al Nassr forward, Sadio Mane, is one footballer who has not just been receiving accolades for his football prowess, but also for his philanthropy in his hometown in Senegal. The football star who is from a small village in Bambali, has made headlines for his remarkable contribution
A Look at How Mane has transformed his village into a Town
- He built a £455,000 hospital, £250,000 school, fuel station, and post office in his village, Bambaly.
- He gives each family €70 monthly.
- He gives kids free clothes.
- He provided 4G internet for them.
Not only has Mané donated money to his hometown, he has also helped students in his village participate in education. Due to his act of charity in October 17, 2022, Mané received the inaugural Socrates Award, named after Brazilian footballer Socrates, who agitated against the country’s military dictatorship in the 1980s.
The award was introduced by FIFA to recognize footballers taking on humanitarian work and recognition for their off-pitch endeavors.
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