April 2, 2023

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"Abu Fella" .. A Kuwaiti YouTuber raises one million dollars for the relief of Syrian refugees

“Abu Fella” .. A Kuwaiti YouTuber raises one million dollars for the relief of Syrian refugees

An initiative launched by Kuwait “Youtuber” has received great celebration on social media and has received widespread praise from artists, media professionals and content producers in the Arab world. It is estimated that this amount will save more than 17,000 refugees and displaced people. Winter cold.

When Hassan Suleiman, a young Kuwaiti man, began his campaign in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, he promised not to stop broadcasting until the necessary funds were collected, but he slept in front of the camera for a long time. Broadcast time,

Over the years, “Abu Fella” has been able to establish himself as a huge fan base with more than 5 million followers on Instagram and more than 2.5 billion views on his YouTube channel.

When the number of subscribers to his YouTube channel exceeded 20 million followers, “Abu Fella” decided to use his widespread reputation to launch a donation campaign. The number of donors is estimated at more than 30,000, including tens of thousands, according to the BBC.

This is not the first time Abu Fella has contributed to the collection of donations, having previously launched a campaign to finance several orphans and build 57 homes for refugees, and operated on 1,000 people with cataracts.

These campaigns shed light on the influence of social media celebrities and their role in creating and delivering targeted Arabic content.

There are 5.5 million Syrian refugees registered in the region, most of them women and children. 1.8 million of them live in camps and informal settlements.

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