Just Faith Concert At UP Campus; Mamelodi
Just Faith had a concert on Sunday at the University of Pretoria, Mamelodi Campus.
Different organisations were invited to the exhibition to share their services with the community.
During the event, the campus Manager, Edwin Smith was called on stage to present his speech about the faculty of Theology to the audiences.
“The event ushered in a new pathway to the University of Pretoria for local residents interested in studying at our University, It also strengthens the University’s offering for the community and our local partners dealing with a number of pressing challenges in our community”, said Mr Smith. He added that he was very excited themselves broadening their involvement in the community through their campus.
Music bands were there to perform on stage as well as poets.
According to their website, the organisation “Feast of the Clowns” was established in 2000 and started as a small street festival and has now grown to the large annual festival in the city.
Their campaign this week will be focusing on substance use and harm reduction, homelessness, mental health and gender justice. Their main focus will be on substance abuse with a sub-focus on homelessness and mental health.
All of their workshops will be hosted in Pretoria including Mamelodi.
The exhibition has also given the organisations a platform to make contacts as well as to know about each other’s services that they offer the community.
Their event in Mamelodi took place for two days in a row (Sunday 13 Aug and Monday 14 Aug). Sunday being used for the exhibition and Monday for the address of the matters including, gender justice and substance use.
Other events will take place in different venues this week until the 19th of August.
By: Fortunate Machaba