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 […]
June 19, 2018

YAC 2018 Milestones in Moramanga Madagascar

By Sechaba Molapo, South Africa (YAC2018) Madagascar is a wonderful country with great history, culture and scenery. Amongst others there has been a shadow which isolates […]
June 19, 2018

Hospitality Training at Takoradi YMCA Vocational Training Centre, Ghana

By Linda Adzeoda, Communications Ghana The YMCA in Takoradi through the vocational training centre trains over 100 young girls every year in cookery skills. This is […]
June 19, 2018

YMCA South Africa new YouTube channel  

By Daniel Jensen, Communications YMCA South Africa YMCA South Africa(SA) launched a new YouTube channel, where SA YMCA will be sharing their video stories. The videos […]
June 25, 2018

2018 Regional Youth Conference in Anfoeat Tsebi – Volta Regional Council of YMCAs

By Mathew Amuzu, Regional Director, Volta Region The 2nd Annual Regional Youth Conference of the Volta YMCAs was held on Friday, 15th June, 2018, at Anfoeta […]