Using Art As A Tool For Poverty Eradication

Moses Nteba posing next to his products PIC: UTLWANANG MATIBINI
Moses Nteba posing next to his products PIC: UTLWANANG MATIBINI

FRANCISTOWN: With the lack of job opportunities feeding into the high level of idleness in the country, 60-year-old Moses Nteba has found a creative way of to make good use of his time to take care of his family’s wellbeing.

The self-taught sculptor and potter used to do manual work in order to save funds, which he used to start his enterprise.

Nteba is indeed a rare talent, as he did not go to school to acquire his skills but acquired his knowledge by learning from some Zimbabweans in the same line of profession he is in.

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