Rise in Light x Khan Foundation

Rise in Light x Khan Foundation


Rise in Light x Khan Foundation

About the project

At Melanin Unscripted and Rise In Light, we're driven by a shared commitment to catalyze change and inspire hope. Our partnership with Khan Foundation Nigeria is a vivid testament to this dedication in action. Together, we've harnessed creativity's power to uplift communities and drive impactful transformations.

From distributing empowering literature to orchestrating talent showcases and contributing to COVID-19 relief efforts, our collaboration radiates unity and progress. We span art and advocacy, propelling a more sustainable and equitable future for Nigeria.

Explore our timeline of joint projects below, each a testament to our mission of igniting change through the fusion of creativity and compassion.

Past Collaborations with Khan Foundation:

  • 2018 - Children of Blood and Bone Giveaway: Distributing 20 signed copies of Tomi Adeyemi's novel, we empowered young minds through literature.
  • 2019 - Talent Day with Nonso Amadi: Celebrating talents and aspirations, this event ignited a sense of community and the potency of music, subsequently supporting the educational journey of over 10 students through sponsored tuitions.
  • 2019 - Christmas Party: Our sponsorship of a festive gathering brought joy and connection to numerous hearts, with notable artists such as Wale Davies of Show Dem Camp joining in support.
  • 2020 - Journal Giveaway: Providing 700 artistically designed journals nurtured creativity among Khan students.
  • 2020 - COVID Relief: The Rise In Light x Alton Mason collaboration, in synergy with Khan Foundation, led to a remarkable $11,000 COVID Relief fund and aided over 400 families in Makoko, Lagos, Nigeria.
  • 2021 - COVID Relief Mask Giveaway: Distributing 300 reusable masks, we safeguarded students' well-being in response to the pandemic.