YMCA Romania

Romania – National Council of YMCAs

Date of foundation of the YMCA: 1919 (Restarted 1990)
Membership Status: Related

Brief YMCA History

YMCA Romania has been founded in 1919 by Queen Mary of Romania and a group of YMCA americans secretaries. From the begining the association was the most important youth organization in the country developing programs like: sport, education, childs, schools. Between 1945 and 1990 YMCA was closed by the comunist autorities. In 1991 YMCA has been ‘opened’ legaly, starting to serve the comunity.

Mission Statement

The Romanian YMCA is an ecumenical youth organisation which brings people together for mutual help and common Christian work. The organisation wants to be a member of the world wide YMCA family, fully respect the YMCA ideology, integrate with international structures, but also maintain the local heritage which gives the association original features.

Main Programmes

Les attributions de l’Alliance Nationale des UCJGs d’Angola consistent dans l’encadrement et la formation spirituelle, sociale, morale et physique de l’être humain à travers de programmes tels que :

  • l’éducation de base
  • la formation professionnelle
  • la santé
  • l’assistance humanitaire (emergency and rehabilitation )
  • l’étude biblique
  • les semaines de prière
  • la promotion dans les domaines suivants: éducation civique, droits de l’homme, les mines anti-personnelles, Sida,
  • les sports, les activités récréatives, les campements et excursions, etc…
  • l’agriculture,
  • la communication

Address – National Office

YMCA in Romania
G. Cosbuc str. 12/32
430284, Baia Mare
Romania
Phone: +40 744 824 727
Fax: +40 262 206 223
E-mail: contact@ymcaromania.com

Website

YMCA Romania
YMCA of Romania – Federation
YMCA Sacel