Embrace art as means of economic empowerment,youths told

Youths and society at large has been called upon to embrace art as a way of income generation and economic empowerment.

Joseph Ndirangu Ndigirigi-an artist and Secretary of an art group known as Jawabu Art in Nakuru says Art is an income generating vocation that should be embrace by all in society.

According to Ndirangu, many youths have talent in art which should be tapped by all in the society at early stages.

“I would wish that the society allows for the inborn talent in kids to manifest. If the community allows this then they might just be a force of change in global events” he said.

Ndirangu also calls on parents to ensure that they mentor their children who have interest in art for economic empowerment.

While thanking the government for the support in the art sector, Ndirangu He says art can nurture children in various aspects including positive moral growth as it communicates a lot.

“The community should support gifts and nurture them and I also must commend the government for the support they have given to the sector and I hope in future more support will be granted” he said.

He spoke during the ongoing 3 months art exhibition at the Kenya Library services Nakuru Branch.

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:Art work done by Joseph Ndirangu.He has called upon youths and society at large to embrace art as a way of income generation and economic empowerment.

Martin Gichinga
Author: Martin Gichinga

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