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WATCH: Youth go from jail to art

17 October, 02:48 PM

Youth in Prison South Africa (YiPSA) is an organisation focused on giving formally incarcerated youth skills through art education and entrepreneurial. They hope to give the former prisoners skills to cope once they are reintegrated into their communities.  

Based in both Cape Town and Johannesburg the organisation uses art workshops and short courses on personal development and entrepreneurship to better equip former prisoners.

Boipelo Tshwane, a YiPSA Ambassador recalls the stigma he faced once he left prison and identifies it as the biggest obstacle faced by former prisoners.

Watch as these young people share how their lives were changed through YiPSA.

 

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