Empowering young people since 1844
The World Alliance of YMCAs supports and facilitates some 120 national YMCAs and four regional Alliances across the globe, to provide young people with safe spaces and opportunities to take an active role in transforming their communities. Collectively, the YMCA Movement reaches some 65 million people a year.
Our vision is a world where every person lives in harmony with self, with society and with creation.
The YMCA’s mission is to empower young people and communities worldwide to build a just, sustainable, equitable and inclusive world, where every person can thrive in body, mind and spirit.
The overall health of young people seems to be declining, said YMCA Cameroon’s Dr. Sonia...31/01/2023
Meet Michael Henry from YMCA Cape Town, South Africa. A long-time YMCA volunteer and progr...30/01/2023
Guide. Inform. Inspire. The first episode in a new series, The Ignite Show did all that ...17/01/2023
The global YMCA comes together again – ready to ignite and take the next step on our...13/01/2023
Peter Nasir, CEO of the East Jerusalem YMCA, visited World YMCA headquarters in Geneva on ...11/01/2023