LIKE WATER IS FOR FISH, the power of story in our lives

: Japhet (G.)

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236pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2021

 

As a young boy Garth Japhet was inspired by the Jungle Doctor series of books to study medicine. However, working as a medical doctor was not the life he had imagined and he fell into depression - until he discovered the healing power of story. As result, he co-founded Soul City, a multimedia project that addresses health issues, and founded Heartlines, an NGO the initiates research-based campaigns that use story to address social issues.

Japhet is a Schwab Fellow of the World Economic Forum and a Senior Ashaka Fellow. He has received the global Everett Rogers Award for his contribution to Entertainment Education.