King Ngabo, an artist and founder of Ingabo Corner, is on a mission to preserve the memory of victims of the 1994 Genocide Against Tutsi in a unique way. With the launch of his latest initiative, Art for Memories, he has gathered a group of talented artists to help him document the lives of the victims through drawings and paintings. ALSO READ: King Ngabo on preserving the spirit of heroism through art The initiative, which is entirely free of charge, allows individuals to send in photos and information of their loved ones who lost their lives during the Genocide. Jean- Paul Irankunda. Young brother of @e_murangwa Victim of Genocide Against Tutsi in 1994. #Kwibuka29 Sketched by Hugues Ikuzwe. pic.twitter.com/s4PH8FGGFf — Art for Memories Initiative (@ArtforMemories) April 12, 2023 The artists then use their skills to create stunning works of art that immortalize the memories of these individuals. The sender gets to decide whether to keep the artwork or leave it in the gallery's archives for future generations to see. ALSO READ: Ishuri Art Exhibition depicts importance of education, urges children to dream big According to him, the Art for Memories initiative is a beautiful way to use art to remember and honor the victims of one of the most horrific events in human history. It is a powerful reminder that art has the ability to heal, inspire and educate, he said. ALSO READ: Artist looks to help youth better understand Rwanda’s liberation story In a world where art has been used to spread hate and fuel conflict, he believes that the post-genocide generation has a responsibility to contribute to preserving history while also sending a message of their commitment to Never Again allow such atrocities to happen. Ngabo's passion for art and its transformative power is evident in his previous initiatives such as the Isaliyuti Art Festival, held at the Kigali Genocide Memorial, and the Ishuri art exhibition, which aimed to inspire young people to dream big through education. Ngabo has taken it upon himself to show how art can be used to heal and inspire, and use one's talents for good.