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September 21, 2017  |  

Post-camp syndrome

#BETHECHANGE! That’s the saying guiding our 10 days of global gathering in Setubal, Portugal. 150 young YMCA & YWCA leaders from 49 countries around the world were gathered and united by the same vision – to empower young people! But it’s not something we will just talked about for ten days and then forget. No… […] Read more…

September 8, 2017  |  

A view from Nigeria

Global Gathering of the 3rd Cohort of Change Agents organized by the World Alliance of YMCAs has provided about 150 youth from about 50 countries of the world an opportunity to meet, interact and relate. Bringing together a relevant mix of cultures, experiences and knowledge on a platform of sharing and communication, this has charged […] Read more…

August 30, 2017  |  

Test Pilots wanted!!!

YMCA “Y4GOOD” DIGITAL PLATFORM   This is your chance to become a YMCA Test Pilot for our new digital platform. The World YMCA is looking for 100 ‘YMCA Test Pilots’ to do 2 things:   Upload a project or programme Give us feedback   Pretty simple! Everything you want to know is here.

July 10, 2017  |  

My first YMCA Change Agent experience

It’s quite difficult to find appropriate words to articulate my experiences from Avignon, in France, however as a Communications Officer for YMCA England & Wales – I will try my best. As many say, and for some reading this, a YMCA international experience is an incredibly powerful. In unfamiliar territories, with people who are often […] Read more…

July 10, 2017  |  

Change is continuing!!

The best part about being a volunteer in any particular organisation is that you will experience a lot. But “A lot” is never enough in YMCA; YMCA gives you more than a lot, more than just a new experience; it gives you life changing moments.  This is a story, a story of how I just […] Read more…

May 4, 2017  |  

Meet Setúbal, Portugal the Global Gathering 1A Site

Here you find a video of the city of Setúbal, the host of the Global Gathering 1A for Change Agents.

May 4, 2017  |  

Regional Training in Africa. Thoughts from Lethu

Change Agents programme experience It is a privilege to be among young leaders who share the same vision as you do. It is visible that coming from different countries and backgrounds we face different challenges. Change Agents programme has not only taught us more about the YMCA but has also given us a platform to […] Read more…

March 7, 2017  |  

Call for World Health Assembly 2017

Dates: 22–31 May 2017 Place: Geneva, Switzerland The World YMCA is opening up the possibility for YMCA leaders interested in Health Related Issue to participate of the World Health Assembly 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. This is in connection with the development of our Resource Group on Health. As the World YMCA currently do not have […] Read more…

March 5, 2017  |  

Could this be our moment?

From Hong Kong to Chiangmai was the theme for this year’s international National General Secretaries meeting held in Moshi Tanzania the city of the mighty Kilimanjaro. Moshi is hosting some of the greatest minds of the YMCA worldwide from the 13th to 17th February at Lutheran Uhuru hotel as the seminar was touched with an […] Read more…

March 2, 2017  |  

Change Agents Application Info.

Registrations for the next cohort of YMCA Change Agents are now closed. Questions? change@ymca.int   All information about the programme below! Brochure EN |  ES  | Change Agents Framework  EN  |  ES  |  FR  |  RU Change Agents Role and Programme Outcomes EN  |  ES  |  FR  |  RU Change Agents Curriculum  EN  |  ES […] Read more…