Artists donates car washing machines to street kids
By Wek Atak Kacjang
South Sudanese artists under the name smart solider have donated three (3) car jet wash machines to street children to help fight unemployment in the country.
Last few months the artists launched free song practice and song writing sessions for the young upcoming South Sudanese artists in Mauna residential area and this time around.
Speaking to Juba Monitor during handing over, Cofi Spanner said the washing machines will help keep the street children busy and prevent them from engaging in crimes.
“Through this donations, we hope that the washing machines will make this vulnerable children busy and provide for themselves their daily bread. We have so far given out 3 washing machines for the street children along Jebel Rock city road, the project involves all the street children who are first registered and later work in a day for number of cars where lunch and supper is chattered for and then at the end of the day, small percentage of their daily collections is saved and at the end of the week”, said Cofi Spanner.
He added that they were touched by the rampant increase in the number of street children in the country and they hope that the donation can change their lives to better.
He revealed that through the project street children are able to afford cheap but clean clothes for every child who is registered with the project.
Cofi Spanner, called upon other well-wishers to contribute towards supporting the vulnerable children on the streets of the country.
Meanwhile, the Mighty Sultan revealed that they have plans of engaging the street children across the country busy in productive activities such as washing cars for money and brick laying.
Kenyi Amos, one of the street children whose group was donated a car washing machine appreciated the artists for their generous support.
“I wish all artists in the country are like the smart soldiers, they have thought about us on the streets and we promise to never let them down, we will work hard to better our lives and even go back to school”, said Kenyi.
The award winning stars of the Bingwa awards in Nairobi Kenya, 2015, the United Nations refugee’s talent expo concert in Yumbe district Uganda 2017, 18 and 19.
The duos are famous for songs like “go down low and have a good number of international collaborations with Ugandan popular artists like Fik fameica, A pass, John blaq, Latinum and many more and they are also versatile in a way that they have a number of hit gospel songs too.
In March this year, Smart soldiers came into the country with big aims of not only gearing South Sudan music industry but also helping fight and reduce the suffering among street kids in Juba through their mission.