A North Carolina resident who gained $100K from a lottery scratch-off ticket plans to us his winnings to meet his 'dream' of constructing extra colleges in Africa

  • A lottery winner stated he desires to make use of his $100,000 prize to construct colleges in his native nation.
  • Souleymane Sana, 39, is initially from Mali, in line with the state lottery.
  • The North Carolina resident desires to make use of the cash to put money into training and construct a dance middle.

A North Carolina resident who gained $100,000 from a lottery scratch-off ticket says it is his “dream” to make use of his prize cash to construct extra colleges in his native nation. 

Souleymane Sana, 39, purchased his $30 Millionaire Maker profitable scratch-off at a gasoline station in Kinston, North Carolina, in line with the state lottery. 

Sana, a dance teacher initially from Mali, stated that he began a nonprofit to assist individuals who stay right here. Now, with this new test in hand, he desires to do extra. 

“I’ll preserve doing my finest to assist construct extra school rooms for the youngsters in Mali,” Sana advised lottery officers. “That’s the factor that makes me actually completely happy.”


He continued: “My dream is simply turning into true little by little and I hope it’ll preserve going.”

Along with colleges, Sana stated that he desires to additionally construct a dance middle. 

“I like to bop and I wish to educate the youngsters in Mali to adore it too,” he stated, per lottery officers. “For those who discuss tradition and also you discuss training, they each go collectively.”

In line with the state lottery press launch, Sana selected the lump-sum choice and obtained $71,259 after taxes. Throughout an interview with lottery officers, he stated that he retains enjoying scratch-offs to have an opportunity to win to assist others.