oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Sharing family stones In a time of AIDS
|Article Title||Sharing family stones In a time of AIDS|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 History of Christianity, School of Theology, University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 2001|
|Pages||258 - 281|
|Keyword(s)||Bereavement specialist, Children in custody, Deteriorated living conditions, Emotional support, Intervention, KwaZuluNatal, Memory boxes, Resilience and Responsibility for upbringing|
Children who remember their parents in a positive way when they become iII or when they die are in a better position to cope with the hardships of their condition. The concept of memory boxes are used with positive effect to help AIDS orphans cope with the loss of their parents or siblings. The article reports on a pilot study being conducted jointly by the Oral History Project of the School of Theology, University of Natal and Sinosizo Home Based Care.
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