Amazon founder and the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) confirmed on Tuesday that the first kindergarten funded by his charity fund will be held in Des Moines, Washington on October 19th. The city starts school.
“This school in the northwestern United States is the first of many free kindergartens we will open for disadvantaged children,” Bezos wrote on his Instagram account.
This Bezos College is a free kindergarten open to children from 3 to 5 years old from low-income families. Low-income families will be admitted first . In the future, more places will be opened and the kindergarten will have classes five days a week.
This school is funded by the “Bezos One Day Fund”, which is a $2 billion fund jointly initiated by Bezos and his ex-wife MacKenzie Scott in September 2018 to support established charities , To help homeless families find housing and help disadvantaged communities get better education.
Bezos said that he hopes to use Amazon’s own principles to operate the school, that is, customer obsession, “children will become customers.”
Naijatechnews learned that Bezos is the richest person in the world, with a net worth of at least 176 billion US dollars. In August of this year, his wealth briefly exceeded 200 billion US dollars, becoming the first person in history.
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