Following years of supporting humanitarian organisations and its causes, self- taught African superb artist Reggie Khumalo, who makes use of his artwork as a automobile for social change, will this month be visiting World Meals Programme (WFP) initiatives in Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya.
“My work are a platform to share my journey with the world,” stated Reggie Khumalo. “By way of my work, I wish to present the world a hard- working folks, that strive every thing of their energy to supply for his or her households however are closely affected by local weather change and the world disconnect with mom earth.”
Reggie has labored and travelled throughout the African continent to carry again the spirit of UBUNTU (I’m since you are) by serving to weak folks from deprived communities. Reggie’s work focuses on self- empowerment and the way people have the facility to make a change and empower their communities.
“We’re excited to comply with Reggie’s travels in Africa over the subsequent month as he helps international and native efforts by mobilising a lot wanted consideration to the challenges confronted on the continent,” stated WFP Menghestab Haile, WFP Regional Director, southern Africa.
A passionate advocate and beneficiant supporter of humanitarian causes all through his profession, Reggie has had solo exhibitions in Johannesburg, Cape City, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, Zanzibar, Berlin, Paris and Lagos.
Following a visit with WFP to Mozambique in 2020, Reggie was impressed to color ‘The Final African Supper’ which will probably be exhibited in New York this month.
Advocating for WFP and the folks we serve, Reggie will create a physique of labor on his journey to exhibit in museums round Europe. In his position as WFP Excessive Degree Supporter, Reggie Khumalo helps increase consciousness for hundreds of thousands of individuals going to mattress hungry each night time and engages his supporters, by his artwork, in advocacy for a Zero Starvation world.
The world is dealing with unprecedented wants this 12 months, as battle and local weather shocks compounded by COVID-19 and rising prices drive hundreds of thousands of individuals nearer to hunger – threatening to extend migration and instability globally. With the numbers of hungry rising significantly after the battle in Ukraine, WFP is asking for a step-change in international help for its operations.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of World Meals Programme (WFP).
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