Jonilar is a Ghanaian Digital Music Expert, Tourism marketer and Humanitarian. He’s the founder of Jonilar.net, an online portal known for music promotion and education, tourism, digital marketing and many more. He’s well known in the music industry as one of the key people who influenced the streaming culture in Ghana through radio, television and other awareness engagements like the MTN Ghana Digital Music Conference where he proposed the need for a local streaming agenda. Jonilar has also worked with many musicians in the area of branding marketing. Some of the immediate names that come to mind include Gallaxy, Keeny Ice, Fuse ODG, Edem, R2bees, Vanilla karr (Equatorial Guinea), LXG (Sierra leone), Akesse Brempong, Ewura Abena etc.
As a former professional Teacher with Ghana Education Service, Jonilar still takes matters of education seriously. He’s actively involved in influencing education in rural Ghana through his non-profit organization, Schools Support Project where they provide deprived and remote schools with Teaching and learning materials, mentorship engagement, provision of water and borehole together with partner organizations and RisingRoots Foundation, Mandolf Foundation etc.
Born Jonathan Nii Laryea, Jonilar hails from Nungua in the Greater Accra region. He currently works as the managing director of Jonat Tours, a local travel and Tour Company that markets domestic and foreign trips.
Jonilar is very passionate about music, nature, agriculture and the marginalized in society. He loves spending much time reading books, listening to Bob Marley, Gramps Morgan, Edem, Jayz and names he works with in the music space.
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