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New Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa reveals plans to use acting success to build school in Rwanda

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New Doctor Who star Ncuti Gatwa has revealed he plans to use his acting success to build a school in Rwanda. When screenwriter Russell T Davies revealed the Rwandan-Scot was to become the new Tardis-travelling Time Lord, he was proud to announce of Ncuti: “The future is here.” But the big-hearted actor has the future of a new generation of youngsters on his mind.

Ncuti, 29, was born in Rwanda but when he was just two years old fled the east ­African country with his family to escape the brutal civil war.

He came to Scotland as a refugee and grew up in Edinburgh and Fife. Now he wants to help many of the nation’s most disadvantaged children in the country of his birth have a better future and fulfil their dreams.Ncuti, who is best known for his role in Netflix hit Sex Education, said: “I want to build a school in Rwanda.

There’s so many amazing fresh young minds in Africa that need nourishment from outside.“There’s a new generation forming and I feel like they need those of us who have left and made money in the west – they need our help.“I met so many young amazing kids in Rwanda when I went back and they just had so many amazing ideas – great entrepreneurial minds.

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