This practical handbook arose out of our work on the Youth2Youth courses in South Africa. As well as basic theoretical knowledge, it also provides practical tips.
Memory work toolkit
In 2006, terre des hommes schweiz, in partnership with aidsfocus.ch, the specialist platform for HIV/Aids, brought out a "toolkit" for memory work. From the start, it was very well received by representatives of aid agencies working in Switzerland and their partners in the South. A new edition of it has been available since 2010.
The power of memories
Body maps, memory books and memory boxes: These are the methods that help HIV/Aids victims and their families to express their fate in words and pictures. The memory work methods help to give them hope and courage.
"The various memory work methods have been described by Swiss film-makers René Schraner and Eva Hänger in a moving documentary, "The power of memories" (Neue Zürcher Zeitung).
Help for young people from young people.
In all its work in every single country it is involved in, terre des hommes schweiz relies on the strengths of young people. That is why the training programme Youth2Youth has been developed and is growing constantly.