KARACHI: 22-year-old Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai is the co-founder of Malala Fund, a non-profit organization that works to ensure girls have access to education. The fund was founded in 2013 and has made a great difference in educating girls from across the world. In 2018, Malala Fund helped secure a $2.9 billion commitment for the cause from Group of Seven countries and the World Bank.
Now, former member of One Direction, Zayn Malik is showing his support for the fund by collaborating with the young activist. He shared a video announcing the collab on his Instagram on Tuesday.
The post showcased a video explaining a little bit about the fund, “Her community thinks educating girls brings nothing more than shame. Afsana wants #NothingMore than to go to school. Donate to Malala fund and help every girl learn and lead.” The video ended with a message highlighting the importance of female education: “Girls want #NothingMore than education, opportunity and equality.” The video was shared with a caption promoting a link to the Malala Fund and how people can help donate to the noble cause.
Malala who, in her regular witty fashion, retweeted Zayn by saying, “you’re headed in the right Direction.”