POI- A PERSONALITY OF INSPIRATION INDEED. Jambiya is a colorful , creative ,literary arts genius ,She has written volumes of nerve wrecking verse , touch ing fiction and non-fiction for social change. She is a word slinger for social , cultural and political change.Jambiya is a strong and powerful personality who is inspiring youthful and elder generations in Africa and across world. Some of her inspiring poems and writings are awash online . Her poetry is published both in MiomboPublishing(Zimbabwe) and the Tuck MAGAZINE(Canada). She is a BRAVE VOICES member and a stauch supporter of the ZIMBABWE WE WANT POETRY CAMPAIGN. Readers kindly send your comments , likes and follow our blogjournal. You can contact us at email@example.com
- What is your greatest life, artistic, academic and creative Achievements?
This is such a difficult question since all the different elements of my life seem to merge somehow –
My greatest life achievement is being mother to 2 indescribably beautiful and adorable sons. While I no longer “mother” them, I still watch over their lives and pray for them without ceasing. This has been and is my greatest honor. This role has been the foundation for loving and caring about every other aspect of life and the lives of people who merge along my path.
- What roles are you playing in transforming your communities?
God gave me the opportunity to use my passion to build into the lives of vulnerable and marginalized young people and adults – to transfer my creative and artistic skills to show them their own beauty and callings and be an agent for social and spiritual transformation.
To raise awareness, through arts, (i.e. my writing, poetry, singing and advocacy) of the plight and social position of Burn survivors of our nation and provide creative opportunities for integration with mainstream society.
I use my writing as a vehicle for social change and to combat injustice and mental slavery –
I am the founder of The Campio Burns Group and “Samaritan Woman”.
- What are your future prospects in your career and your life?
*To finally publish my anthology and audio book of my most favorite works alongside a music recording project
*To embark upon itinerant performances and readings – that inspire, bring hope and speak out against injustice and oppression/abuse of women and children.
*To establish my own development and finishing society for artists – focusing on life skills and uplifting the disadvantaged and marginalized.
*to be a catalyst of hope; give the hopeless something worth living for.
**to grow my existing organization/group.
- What is your parting shot to fellow women and girls?
You Can! You are a weapon of mass destruction.
*Jambiya is an emotive South African writer and storyteller who weaves the tragedy and victory of the human experience into a tapestry of memorable imagery and metaphor.
* She writes and performs with honesty on the spiritual and social challenges of our time.
*Jambiya’s works are a feast to those accustomed to the jaded perfunctory cleverness of modern wordsmiths.
*Her creative prowess and calling includes crossover soprano, songwriter, recording artist, playwright, speaker, preacher, activist, and mentor and skills developer.
*Her works and theatre productions have received noteworthy reviews and acknowledgement from the Western Cape Premier as well as by the Minister of the Western Cape Department of Arts and Culture, Anroux Marais. The review below is for her theatre production called “Earth Moves”.
“No photo/video could do the “Earth Moves” show justice. Magnificent singing, dancing, acrobatics + acting in a humorous fast paced script. A world-class production.
Western Cape Premier, Helen Zille.