September 12, 2018

ALL ON BOARD – OB 2 Film making training in Ghana

By Sarah Heinlin, Communication and Programme Officer Ghana YMCA  ALL ON BOARD“ is a media development project that started mid-march 2018 in Accra, Ghana. It brings together […]
September 12, 2018

The plight of a rural woman in South Sudan

 By   Ezra BAYA, YMCA SOUTH SUDAN In this microcosm of the black continent where I find myself, or even in most parts of this God-given place for us […]
September 5, 2018

EMPOWERING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR GOOD

Let me start by thanking the YMCA Western Zone for putting its money where its mouth is. By that I mean the YMCA is already acting […]
September 5, 2018

Sexual health: anxiety without action.

My friend Nonhle just found out that she is pregnant at the age of 39. Now that makes her 57 when this baby turns 18. “You […]
September 5, 2018

Social Justice: focus on migrancy

Justice. This is a very powerful word. It is about setting something right, and about a neutral, unbiased and impartial way of ensuring just behaviour or […]
August 15, 2018
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Training and facilitation in a new country

I am a 2018 YAC participant originally from Madagascar, volunteering at YMCA Cape Flats. I teach 40 grade 6 pupils at Beaconview Primary school. I also […]
August 15, 2018
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Building and Shaping Young People

Young people are the future generation and a hope of the best we want to see and yet to see. The sleepless nights of pain and […]
August 15, 2018
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“Today is all that you have”

I logged onto my social media account only to see one of my friends tagged me in a photo captioned ” I miss the time we […]
August 9, 2018
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Understanding Power Spaces

I’m part of YAC2018 participants ,a youth exchange program that has made me a man on a mission. The Africa Alliance of YMCA’s (AAY), together with […]
August 9, 2018
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Life in a New Country

Freshly trained as a Young Advocate for Change, I arrived in Bulawayo Zimbabwe on a sunny Sunday. Most of its streets are boarded by trees which […]
November 20, 2018

Liberia YMCA Hosts Africa Alliance of YMCAs Peer Review Meeting

The Africa Alliance of YMCAs Peer Review Meeting is expected to begin in Monrovia, Liberia on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at the YMCA Liberia National Headquarters […]
November 16, 2018

Condolence Message for the passing of Mr John Arku, Liberia YMCA

I was deeply saddened to learn of Mr. John Arku’s death and I would like to express my sincere sympathy to Liberia YMCA and his family […]
November 14, 2018

#SEXMANENOZ ON THE ROAD

This October, AAYMCA travelled to different YMCA branches in Western and Central Kenya to upscale their SexManenoz concept. Our sexual and reproductive health (SRH) is often […]
November 9, 2018

Madagascar YMCA celebrate Africa Youth Day

By Heriniaina, Program Manager Madagascar YMCA commemorated Africa Youth Day 2018 under the theme “Young People raising voice against Corruption.” 141 Young people from across the country took […]