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K'naan explains how Islam shaped his giving Add to ...

JUNO-winner K'naan talks about how the study of Islam influences him to give in an inconspicuous, direct manner. The rapper, who grew up in Toronto's rough Rexdale neighbourhood, returned to Africa and visited hospitals and refugee camps in Somalia and Kenya, teaming up with fellow pop star and anti-poverty advocate Bono to raise awareness of the crisis.

The Globe and Mail is taking an in-depth look at the state of charitable giving. As part of the series, we've interviewed prominent philanthropists about their causes and their perspective on charitable giving.