Planting Seeds in South Sudan!

Planting Seeds in South Sudan!

South Sudan was such an intense tour, with a ton of emotions, reflections, and engagement. It feels difficult to summarise this experience into a few paragraphs. However, this blog is my attempt to do so. During the arts-based workshops that we hosted we sang a song...
Intercultural Workshop – Buidling Bridges

Intercultural Workshop – Buidling Bridges

Once upon a time, a long, long, long time ago… My colleague and I headed to Touwsranten for a third time to run another Our Story Your Story workshop. We knew that we were in for some hard work because of the challenges we encountered leading to the workshop.  The aim...
Bearing witness to each other’s stories

Bearing witness to each other’s stories

Baring witness to each other’s stories When we launched Our Story Your Story 4 years ago, I would never have imagined how being a part of this journey would have moved me in this way – to my knees in awe –  reminding me again and again of our shared...
Absolutly it’s worth it!  – Reflections on South Sudan

Absolutly it’s worth it! – Reflections on South Sudan

“We feel forgotten here, but now [during this workshop] we feel important and remembered because you have come to us and made us happy!” These are the words of an elderly man who attended our arts based workshop yesterday. He was one of the smiling and enthusiastic...

Our Story Your Story – First week in George

Once upon a time, a long, long, long time ago… My colleague and I headed for the Wilderness to embark on a new journey. One that I was excited for but nervous at the same time. Our mission-to teach fifteen facilitators working at 7 Passes in Touwsranten, how to tell...