September 19, 2018

Ghana YMCA trains Peer Educators for pregnancy Prevention Campaign

Ghana YMCA organised a two-day training workshop for 12 peer educators to assist in preventing the prevalence of teenage pregnancies in the country. The peer educators […]
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 13, 2018

KNOW OUR NGS! Christian Martyn Kamara, National General Secretary Sierra Leone YMCA

Growing up with my parents, they instilled in me three life virtues: to be God fearing; Share with one another; Not to be disrespectful and contemptuous […]
August 20, 2018
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AFRICA ALLIANCE OF YMCAs MOURNS KOFI ANNAN

On behalf of Africa Alliace of YMCA, we take this opportunity to join the rest of the World in mourning the death of an African Icon, […]
August 20, 2018
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Africa Alliance of YMCA General Secretary (CEO) Recruitment Announcement

Background The Africa Alliance of YMCAs is the umbrella body for Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) National Movements in Africa. We have in our network YMCA […]
September 12, 2018

YMCA175 is officially launched

YMCA Europe and hosts YMCA England & Wales, in partnership with the World Alliance of YMCAs and YMCA of the USA, today announce a shared global […]