For almost ten years, terre des hommes switzerland has been implementing the Youth2Youth programme in southern Africa, which trains young people in the application of the solution-oriented approach. But how successful is this programme really? Psychologist Berenice Meintjes and education expert Sharon Grussendorf investigated this question in an independent evaluation.
Interview conducted by Sascha Tankerville
Together with the child and youth psychiatrist Dr. Therese Steiner, Irene Bush has been leading the Youth2Youth training program (Y2Y) for eight years, which is very successful in our project countries. We asked her where this success comes from and what she has learned from this time.