JumbaFund helps build a school in Africa
The popular YouTuber's donation channel raises money for the Jumba Lenana Academy in Kenya.
by Mai Nguyen
Date Published: 02/23/2012
Kevin Wu. Screenshot from Kevjumba's KENYA YouTube video.
In 2009, KevJumba officially launched JumbaFund, a separate YouTube channel for the purpose of donating the revenue he earns from video views to good causes. Over the years, the channel has succeeded in sending donations to numerous organizations such as Red Cross and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
For a project with The Supply, KevJumba was invited to teach elementary school children in Kenya. He taught some students how to read time as well as interesting English phrases like "KevJumba is a heterosexual bear wrestler," and he describes his time there as one of his favorite trips ever.
Continuing to work with The Supply, JumbaFund was able to raise enough money to begin construction of a high school named Jumba Lenana Academy in Kenya, set to open in a few months. As the school needs more funding, KevJumba has pledged to donate all Jumbafund money earned in 2012 to the new high school.
To check out KevJumba's donation channel, check out JumbaFund on YouTube.