Lionel Messi's foundation funds 20 classrooms in Syria

Lionel Messi's foundation funds 20 classrooms in Syria

- Lionel Messi's foundation has funded 20 classrooms in war-threatened Syria

- The foundation made a donation to UNICEF for the building of the classrooms

- The Argentine has been a goodwill ambassador for UNICEF since 2010

Lionel Messi's foundation has immensely impacted into the life of students in war-zoned Syria by financing the construction of 20 prefabricated classrooms as a donation to UNICEF.

Marca reports that the contribution from the Argentine's foundation has empowered more than 1,600 children to take part in school activities.

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Sources reveal that the classrooms are properly furnished amidst the conflict in Syria.

Lionel Messi's foundation funds 20 classrooms in Syria

Syrian children in class.

Also, the classrooms are fully equipped with solar panels so as to "provide the best environment for learning despite the conflict", according to Marca.

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The 29-year-old has been a UNICEF ambassador since 2010 and has earlier cried out for the war in Syria to come to an end.

Lionel Messi's foundation funds 20 classrooms in Syria

Lionel Messi.

He was also devastated by the impact of the war in the Middle-East on it's children in the aspect of sports.

Messi's Facebook page gave a proper rundown about the initiative as seen in the photos below.

Also on the local scene, watch the Super Eagles as they prepare for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Source: Sports.naija.ng

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