Humble brothers transform bedroom into art studio to uplift township

Humble brothers transform bedroom into art studio to uplift township

- A pair of brothers have shared the inspiring story of how they opened an art studio to uplift their impoverished community

- The brothers use waste material to create masterpieces which they place on show in their art studio

- The studio has attracted the attention of hundreds of tourist who love seeing the artwork that's based on SA's history

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A young man has shared the inspirational story of how he managed to turn his private bedroom into an Art Studio. Driven by his passion for art and his determination to uplift his community, Sakumzi Nyendwana decided to take the leap and give up his personal space or a good cause.

Starting with his brother, Msindisi Nyendwana as his first art student, the two quickly turned the place into a wondrous showroom, filling it with art pieces that educated youngsters in the community on the countries rich background.

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It also became a beautiful place to visit for those in the community who had an interest in art but no money to visit expensive art museums and art studios. Making use of recycled things found at scrapyards and dump sites, the brothers lit up their little art studio.

Brothers share the story of their art studio
Brothers start a successful art studio in their community. Source: Provided
Source: UGC

All the work they put into it did not go unnoticed. Soon the place was receiving guests from all over the world. The brothers also received multiple awards for not only their artwork but also for their efforts in putting their township on the map.

"Because of the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, we had to postpone social projects, upcoming events and trips to Europe and Asia. Unfortunately we were not able to hold those obligations. But through inspiration from people like *Siya kolisi* who are busy helping out the less fortunate during this pandemic, said Sakumzi
"We created this artwork and titled 'love and light'' just to bring hope to our fellow South Africans to stay strong during these challenging times because we champions and nothing can bring us down."

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In similar heartwarming stories, A group of ladies are being lauded for feeding the homeless. Clement Ndebele shared an image of the stunning ladies to the #ImStaying group of Facebook. According to Clement, the ladies feed the homeless and underprivileged.

Clement says they use their Saturdays to cook for those in need at Woodstock in Cape Town. The ladies in their yellow aprons are all smiles in the image that Clement uploaded. His post received a ton of positive reactions.

Stayers loved the fact that these ladies go out of their way on their days off to help those who need it. The comments section is full of love, blessings and positivity.Clement captioned the post: "Shout out to these ladies who take their free Saturdays to cook for the homeless and less privileged in Woodstock Cape Town... I'm staying because such people still exist."

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