This four-month course was designed for Africa Contact partners for the Cape Flats Youth Our Stories Project. Participants were drawn from the Western Cape Advice Office Association, Elsiesrivier Advice Office, Young Women’s Chapter of the New Women’s Movement, Molo Songololo, Youth for Change and the HRMC. (9 trainees)

Course Modules included: Oral History facilitated by Gerard Ralphs, Research, Media Ethics and Photography were facilitated by the HRMC, Visual Literacy by Sonya Hamilton and the HRMC, Drawing by Dathini Mzayiya and Conor Ralphs, and Creative Writing by Malika Ndlovu.

Back row: Andiswa Magazi, Althia Lewis, Phumla Matshaya, Marliska ‘Penny’ Tobias, Saania Laarney. Front row: Alexis Smith, Shirley Gunn, Conor Ralphs, Ursula Bushula. Photograph by Theophellus Yanta. [image]

2008: Oral history and Creative Documentation Training Course, HRMC Office in Kenilworth