For the longest time, the creative arts industry has played a pivotal role in society but can sometimes be undervalued in certain societies. Hence the F.A.M. Academy was established in 2017 in response to the challenges creative industry professionals face in building lucrative and sustainable business models.
The Fashion. Art. Music. (F.A.M) Academy recently joined forces with Feenix, to launch a student crowdfunding campaign to provide financial support for South African creative arts students. The campaign comes at a critical time for students, amidst a backdrop of nationwide student protests around financing issues.
F.A.M is founded by Laduma Ngxokolo, founder of acclaimed knitwear brand MAXHOSA AFRICA, visionary fine artist Nelson Makamo and DJ and stalwart of modern African Music, Black Coffee.The #FAMTagYouIt student fund aims to raise R3 million in two weeks with a focus on creative arts undergraduate students and graduates with historic debt.
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