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AB de Villiers to mentor underprivileged children with MAD

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AB de Villiers hasn’t been just a big name in South Africa, but in India to. One will find roads on his name in name Bengaluru. The RCB player is one of those most loved and respected overseas player in a cric-freak country like India. Nonetheless, AB gave another big reason to receive more love from his “second home”.

AB de Villiers will be collaborating with Make a Difference (MAD). MAD is one of the most known NGO in India. They aim to help underprivileged in shaping their careers.

AB has built an immensely strong bond with India. The country has cheered for this man wherever he played in whichever jersey. AB represented Delhi Daredevils in his initial phase of his IPL career. However, he quitted cricket, with Royal Challengers Bangalore’s jersey.

However, the NGO takes care of children aged from age 10 to 28. They help financially backward kids to pursue their dream ins respective fields. It is a volunteer-driven programme. AB de Villiers vowed to after Ayan, an of 18-year-old from Lucknow. Ayan’s dream is to play cricket at the under-19 level after finishing school. AB will also take responsibility of Anitha. She is 21 years old from Bengaluru, who wants to pursue her career in journalism.

India has been incredibly kind to me over the years: AB de Villiers

AB recalled India’s kindness towards him for over the years. Henceforth, he wished to return few of those to the country. Moreover, he has expressed his delight to work with MAD. As per DNA India, AB was quoted saying,

“India has been incredibly kind to me over the years, and I am always looking for ways to give something back. I am happy to be associated with MAD and will mentor two young people supported by the team. The NGO offers consistent support to children born into extremely difficult circumstances until they break the cycle of poverty. Their work is incredible.”

Co-founder and CEO of Make a Difference, Jithin Nedumala, expressed his gratitude to AB. He said,

“The uniqueness of our model lies in its being volunteer-driven and we are simply delighted at having a global sporting icon like AB de Villiers supporting us. Mr. 360, as he is fondly known in India, and his support for our organisation will further strengthen our resolve to help children in need of care and protection. Thank you, AB.”

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