YMCA Georgia

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YMCA activities started in Tbilisi in 1991. YMCA of Georgia acquired legal status in 1992. The YMCA Europe Field Group of Georgia was established in 1998. It comprises members from YMCA National movements of Germany, Sweden, Latvia, Armenia, and Ireland. There are four local YMCA organizations in Georgia: Tbilisi YMCA, Kutaisi YMCA, Telavi YMCA, and Batumi YMCA. In October 2005, the YMCA of Georgia became the leader of the YMCA National Movement. Some of the main programmes include: Youth civic engagement; the ‘Roots for reconciliation’ project; support for refugees and internally displaced children; support for orphaned children; cultural heritage; jazz; sports (baseball, streetball).