Artistes take message of hope to prisons

Genre : Society news
Column : Music
Published on : 19/03/2015
Source : http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/article/2015-03-19/187040/

It was not an ordinary day at the Kigali Central Prison, commonly known as 1930, as Kama Jeshi band in partnership with anti-Crime groups including inmates, visited the prison on Tuesday.
The tour aimed at sensitizing inmates about forgiveness, genocide, drug abuse, unity and the Nd'Umunyarwanda programme, among others.
Michel Samora Sharanga, aka SMS, a member of the Kama Jeshi band, said, "We're conducting the tour with inmates because their testimonies can touch people. We have toured communities and when the youth in those communities hear testimonies about these vices from inmates, they take it more seriously. "
Kama Jeshi is a three man band consisting of Policeman SMS, Sgt. Robert Kabera and Sgt. Otis Ngoboka. The tour has been held in seven district prisons.

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