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 […]
July 9, 2018

#YE4GOOD YMCA World Council 2018 in Chiang Mai, THAILAND

By Cedric Dzelu, Change Agent, Ghana YMCA is in Thailand! 1500 participants from YMCAs across the world are meeting in Chiang Mai, Thailand for the 19th […]
September 17, 2019

Liberia YMCA Gets Polytechnic Status

By Simeon S. Wiakanty Liberia YMCA, has transitioned its computer training program to a Y-Polytechnic College. The new development, according to the organization, is in line with […]
September 9, 2019

Online Bullying Destroys Lives and Families

The last one month sparked controversy on social media after the European continent yet again demonstrated that they remain the queens of racial discrimination. It started […]
September 6, 2019

SOUTH AFRICA YMCA DECLARATION ON THE XENOPHOBIC & FEMICIDE CRISIS IN SOUTH AFRICA

The country and the South African YMCA is reeling from shock and is appalled at the brutal xenophobic and femicide attacks that are being witnessed; the […]
September 2, 2019

AAYMCA SOCIAL ENTERPRISE TRAINING MANUAL VALIDATION WORKSHOP

Africa Alliance of YMCAs on 29th and 30th August 2019 held a social enterprise training manual validation workshop with youth and staff from Kenya YMCA. The […]