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World’s Richest Person Elon Musk Donates $5 Million to Khan Academy

World's Richest Person Elon Musk Donates $5 Million to Khan Academy
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Elon Musk again earned captions but this time for his tremendous contribution to strengthening online education. The world’s richest person Elon Musk donated $5 million to Khan Academy using Musk Foundation. The Khan Academy is an American non-profit educational organisation which operates to facilitate online education.

Sal Khan posted a Thankyou video on Tuesday to convey his appreciation towards Elon Musk and Musk Foundation for donating 5 million dollars. He said, “Thank you @elonmusk and @MuskFoundation for an incredible $5m donation to @khanacademy. Here is my thank you video:”

In the video, he can be seen saying, “I just want to give a huge shout and thank you to Elon Musk and everyone at the Musk foundation. For their credible generous support for Khan Academy, they just recently gave a $5 million donation to Khan academy”.

Khan Academy has come to a lanky route with 120 million registered users and 20-30 million users every month, said Khan in the Youtube video.

Musk Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded by Elon Musk in 2002 to contribute to numerous sectors such as renewable energy and advocacy, pediatric exploration, engineering teaching and many more.

The Academy posts short videos, encompassing the assignments to help students understand better. Its website also delivers additional practice activities and stuff for teachers free of cost.

This is not the first time Elon Musk has shown his generosity by donating a huge amount.  As per the reports in the Tasmanian, Musk Foundation contributed 480,000 Dollars in donations for water filtration in Flint, Michigan and 424,000 Dollars to provide with laptop computers to Flint middle-schools.

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