Diddy Makes ‘Unforgettable’ $200,000 Donation to Improve Maternity Healthcare in Uganda
The initiative was started by French Montana in partnership with the non-profit Mama Hope and Global Citizen after he shot his "Unforgettable" video featuring Swae Lee in Uganda back in March 2017. The aim of the organization is to improve women's maternal healthcare in the country. French pledged the first $100,000 to help pay for ambulances, premature incubators, cribs and a blood bank for the community of Suubi.
Now, Diddy is inspired to do the same to aid the organization's important community work. Specifically, $100,000 will come from his own pocket and the other $100,000 will be donated from his liquor brand, Ciroc.
"I've always said my purpose is to inspire and empower the next generation to become great leaders – and to honor their hustle along the way," Diddy told Rolling Stone. "In addition to passing the torch to French, I'm showing my support for the work he is doing in Uganda. Not only will Ciroc be donating $100,000 to support the organization Mama Hope, I am matching the donation so that our stories and successes can benefit as many people as possible."
The Weeknd has previously donated $100,000 to the initiative as well.
"It's important to give back, it's important to be an agent of change," Diddy says in a video PSA about his donation to Mama Hope. "That's a core part of being down with the Bad Boy family."
Per Rolling Stone, French Montana is headed to Morocco next to see what he can do to help there. That initiative will be linked to the release of his upcoming video for "Famous."
Check out Diddy's PSA above.
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