- A man is using his talent to help spread information about the coronavirus
- He uses his dreadlocks to write messages on his head
- When people ask about his hair, he teaches them about preventative care against the virus
A man has found a creative way to write messages using his hair. He has used his talent to write a Covid-19 message to raise awareness.
Onele Cembi is a hair stylist from KwaNobuhle in Uitenhage and says he wants to pass on the message about the virus to children and teach them how to spell it.
According to GroundUp, the man may be the first South African to spread awareness this way. He says that children often see him on the streets and ask about his hair. The man uses this opportunity as a teaching moment and tells them about the virus.
Cembi revealed that it takes an hour to write the words using his dreadlocks. He, however, won't reveal how he makes the hair stay upright. The 'writing' is removed at night.
His business, called Odds and Odz Dreads Salon, is currently closed because of the lockdown.
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