Healing of Memories workshops

Everyone has a story to tell and every story needs to be heard, acknowledged, and respected. This is the first step to personal healing as well as healing of interpersonal relationships. By exploring and acknowledging the emotional wounds carried by nations, communities and individuals, the workshop enables people from diverse backgrounds to confront sources of alienation and conflict.

Restoring Humanity Youth Project

The program aims to equip young people with the capacity and skills to address actions and attitudes that harm or destroy human dignity in their community, and to re-draw damaging patterns of behavior.  Making it possible for them to put forward solutions to problems facing themselves and their communities, that can contribute to building a more humane and non-violent society and respect for the human rights of all.


Community healing project

The program provides a platform where residents can exchange ideas, initiatives and plans in order to build solidarity across race, class, ideology, gender, generation other potential conflict lines.  It is also the process of building peace, understanding reconciliation, human rights and transformative justice, and to facilitate a wider dialogue.

About Us

The Institute for the Healing of Memories seeks to contribute to the healing journey of individuals, communities and nations. Our work is grounded in the belief that we are all in need of healing, because of what we have done, what we have failed to do, and what has been done to us.

Contact Us

  • Institute for Healing of Memories
    5 Eastry Road, Claremont,
    Cape Town, 7708, South Africa

  • +27 21 683 6231