Federer is doing a good job outside of the court. He is using his much-acquired wealth to give back to society.
The Swiss made his way to Zambia on Sunday to see the work that his Foundation is doing in the nation. Seven years ago, in 2011, the Roger Federer Foundation began a venture intending to help the destitute in Zambia, contributing $5.8 million.
The world No. 2 has met the President Edgar Lungu at State House. In the following days, he will visit the group schools under his establishment. ‘Thank you for helping us’, the RF Foundation said on Twitter.
“It is my hope that in 10 years’ time all children will have access to early childhood education in Zambia, as it is the foundation of all learning.” He had revealed that he would make his journey in February after winning the Rotterdam title.
He had said, “after the Miami Open” he had every reason to call off the tour but he did not. Since he arrived in the country, the people are happy to have him there. The Zambia Tennis Association president Wane Msiska said that Federer’s visit will encourage youngsters to begin playing the game.
TWENTY-time Grand Slam tennis player Roger Federer is in Zambia for a working visit. He visited his foundation; The Roger Federer Foundation which started an activity to help fortify education in Zambia in 2011.
The current Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world number two in men’s singles tennis has met President Edgar Lungu. This was at State House after landing in the country on Sunday evening.
Together with his accomplices’ People’s Action Forum, the 20-time stupendous pummel singles champion is relied upon to visit a portion of the group schools under his establishment.
Also, Zambia Tennis Association president Wane Msiska says Federer’s visit will encourage persuade youngsters to join the game.