The six-week long course was held at the HRMC’s office in Kenilworth designed to address the needs of the Western Cape Blind Association, Khulumani Support Group, and Rape Crisis. (9 Traineers)
Shiam Appolis of the HRMC participated as, separate from her finance and administrative function, she would coordinate HRMC’s Women Worker’s Life Story Project.

The modules included Oral History facilitated by Carohn Cornell, Research and Media Ethics and Creative Documentation using Photography were facilitated by the HRMC. Creative Writing module was facilitated by Anne Schuster, a filmmaking workshop producing life histories for film was facilitated by Bridget Thompson and a radio workshop producing oral history stories for radio was facilitated by Regané Claasen, of IDASA Democracy Radio. The training course was funded by the Ford Foundation, Southern African Office.

Standing: Vuyiswa Joyce Nomxhego, Nzuzo Qaji, Bulelwa Mashumpela, Noel van Vuuren and Phatheka.
Seated: Tutu Nyongwana and Shiam Appolis.
Absent: Feroza Kader and James Claasen. [image]

Trainees from 2002, 2003 and 2004 participated in an International Storytelling Jamboree at the Centre of the Book on 2 November 2004.

2004: HRMC Offices, Kenilworth