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7-year-old rapper who risked going to jail for abandoning school gets scholarship

A 7-year old Ugandan rapper who was threatened with a jail term for abandoning school has been awarded a full scholarship by a kind-hearted businessman in Uganda. According to reports, Fresh Kid on Friday, April 12, had a meeting with one of Uganda’s richest businessmen, Rajiv Ruparelia, who handed him the full scholarship to help […]

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A 7-year old Ugandan rapper who was threatened with a jail term for abandoning school has been awarded a full scholarship by a kind-hearted businessman in Uganda.

According to reports, Fresh Kid on Friday, April 12, had a meeting with one of Uganda’s richest businessmen, Rajiv Ruparelia, who handed him the full scholarship to help in his education.

The meeting and the good news were first shared by the young star via his social media pages. In a long post spotted online, the businessman reveals the scholarship was courtesy of his foundation, Ruparelia Foundation, and is set to take the young rapper through his primary school education at the Kampala Parent’s School, which happens to be one of the leading high-end primary schools in Uganda.

‘Today I met a young man called Fresh Kid. I was moved by his ambition being only seven-years-old. I would love to see him become a guide and inspiration to many young people out there hence, Ruparelia Foundation is presenting this young man with a full scholarship,’ Rajiv Ruparelia wrote.

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