Beyoncé to receive Humanitarian award the 2020 BET Awards

Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney
Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney

The ‘Black Parade’ hit-maker will be honoured with a special accolade at this year’s ceremony for her ongoing contributions to Philanthropy.

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Beyoncé will be primarily honoured for her Bey-Good initiative, through which she has raised money for multiple courses, including supporting young women in colleges.

She has also launched a multi-year partnership with UNICEF to create Bey-Good Burundi which aims to bring safe water and sanitation to the small East African country. Her work includes creating the home schooling scholars awards program and the #Ididmypart mobile testing initiative.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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