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 […]
July 19, 2018

KNOW OUR NGS! Kwabena Nketia Addae, Ghana YMCA National General Secretary

” BELIEVE IN SMALL BEGINNINGS, CHERISH HARD WORK. NOTHING COMES ON A SILVER PLATTER. YOUNG PEOPLE SHOULD USE MOST OF THEIR PRODUCTIVE TIME TO READ. READING […]
February 15, 2019

Entrepreneurship- After three months of training at YMCA Senegal, young people receive their first cheque’s to start their project

They proposed innovative business projects and received the funds that will allow them to implement their project. These 14 young people constitute the third cohort of beneficiaries […]
February 6, 2019

YMCA Madagascar recrute son (sa) Secrétaire Général(e) National(e).

YMCA Madagascar est une organisation de droit malgache, chrétienne, œcuménique etvolontaire. Sa mission est de travailler avec et pour les jeunes sans aucunedistinction par le biais […]
February 1, 2019

ITS TIME TO END FGM

We are getting close to the 6thof February, which marks the International Day for Zero Tolerance for FGM. On this day we focus on a practice […]
January 31, 2019

YMCA Liberia Change Agents Start a program for slum children

 YMCA Liberia Change Agents Lawrence and Agnes developed the Monrovia YMCA Children Saturday morning Leadership and enrichment program for vulnerable kid’s ages 9-17 in Buzzy Quarter, […]