Kabelo Mokoena paying forward the power of the arts

After experiencing the therapeutic impact of poetry, Kabelo Mokoena was determined to share this experience with others.

Mokoena, a poet, teacher and multimedia designer, co-founded Sisonke, a non-profit which uses art to impart life skills to school going youths.

Speaking to Gugs Mhlungu on #NightTalk, Mokoena says that he was introduced to poetry when he reflected on his absent father as a child.

He is of the view that art should be prioritized as a need in South African communities.

Listen to the conversation below:

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