The Weeknd donates $1 million to Ethiopia, to help people in need for meals as chaos took Tigray.
The Weeknd, who is of Ethiopian descent himself, make huge donation to his people following food shortage to the people of Tigray after military conflicts.
“My heart breaks for my people of Ethiopia as innocent civilians ranging from small children to the elderly are being senselessly murdered and entire villages are being displaced out of fear and destruction,” The Weeknd wrote on Instagram.
He continued: “I will be donating $1 million to provide 2 million meals through the United Nations World Food Programme and encourage those who can to please give as well.”
The people of Tigray have suffered economically after their prime minister Abiy Ahmed ordered an attack on the Tigray People’s Liberation Front — the ruling party in the northern part of the region.
The chaos left the province suffered immensely, UN are still doing their best to help people in need with contribution to other supporters including neighbour country, Sudan.