WoF beneficiary has artistic talent

7 May, 2015

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WoF beneficiary has artistic talent

7 May,2015Profiles

Bulelani Mkovana is a passionate artist.

“Art is my passion and I always feel happy when I am using my creativity to do something.” These are the words of Bulelani one of the hard working fire fighters at the Mkhambathi Base.

Bulelani said that he believes in using his talent to create artistic objects like toys for his team and also to sell them to other people.

“I make houses out of boxes, decorations as well as helicopters using boxes,” he explained.

Mkovana said that simple boxes that people throw away can be useful in making it into beautiful artificial houses that some people can buy as ideal house plan.

“Being creative and playing around with colours is what motivates me and keep me to be doing this art all the time,” Mkovana told WoFNews.

Mkovana also said that he uses his free time to make the items. He sells his artistic work to make some extra cash to assist his family. “Working on Fire is also playing a vital role to assist us to develop our skills as we work together as a team and some of our team mates assist me a lot in creating some other things,“ said Mkovana.

He said that the Social Development Officer provides them with the art boxes that they use to paint and for other creative work.

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