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First of all, I don't know how many artists, sculptors and others are available in the market and how many actually make a living. However, I know for a fact that communities and this means homes, offices, establishments need technicians to provide t

First of all, I don't know how many artists, sculptors and others are available in the market and how many actually make a living. However, I know for a fact that communities and this means homes, offices, establishments need technicians to provide t

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Overall, I think that this mentoring and the challenge should focus on providing youth skills they can use to earn a living. While I agree that art, poetry and other stuff is cool, but one important fact that it needs artistic skills. I will contribute and take part in this challenge and my suggestions will not be esoteric stuff, but something youths can use.

Nice idea, older people have a huge experience that fades away and needs to be harnessed. However, the problem is that the younger generation are not interested in physical work or in taking up job oriented work such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, etc. They want to only work with computers, listen to music, work in a McDonalds outlet at a McJob and not fit themselves for a long lasting career.