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Ghanaian-German Centre for Jobs, Migration, Reintegration Info Day at the YMCA Technical Training Centre Accra, on Monday, March 19, 2018

The economic situation in Ghana is unstable. Unemployment is high, particularly among the youth. Therefore, the YMCA Technical Training Centre (TTC) prepares and equips its students as best as possible to find a job after their graduation. In keeping with such effort, the YMCA TTC invited the Ghanaian-German Centre, implemented by the German Cooperation GIZ

Launch of the media project All on Board – a project by Weltfilme.org in collaboration with YMCA Ghana

On Monday, March 19, 2018 the “All on Board” Project was launched by the founders of Weltfilme.org, Alexander Pfeuffer, Frank Dohman and Sebastian Prams and the Executive Director of the YMCA Kwabena Nketia Addae in the conference hall at YMCA in Adabraka, Accra. There were four participants from Sierra Leone, two from Liberia and six

International Women’s Day – Women Empowerment

International Women’s Day is celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women worldwide. It is a collective day of global celebration and a call for gender equality. The aim of celebrating this every year is to achieve full gender equality for women all over the world, which has still not been accomplished. In

ALL ON BOARD – media project for young film makers

The German based NGO WELTFILME.org’s goal is to train and educate people in countries of development cooperation in visual media production and to upgrade the skills of up-coming media producers. All this is meant to broaden media production and to support the access to audiovisual media together with partner organizations on the spot. In the

Social Justice – The voice of the youth

Social justice is a concept of fair and just relations between the individual and the society. Social Justice issues occur globally, nationally, regionally, locally and within groups. These issues are a result of unequal wealth and resource distribution, unfair treatment of individuals with different traits including race, culture, sexual orientation, religion and so on. There

Depression kills

Depression which has become one of the serious issues among the youth is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. People with a depressed mood can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, angry, ashamed etc. They also lose interest

2017 YMCA travel experiences launched

Visit Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Belarus, USA, Romania, Cambodia or the Holy Land with YMCA Alternative Tourism. World YMCA together with local YMCAs invites you to join the exciting 2017 tours. These tours are specially prepared by the local YMCA and each provides a unique experience by combining the best tourism highlights with an insight

Ghana @ 60, is the celebration worth it

6th March 2017 is the day Ghana turned 60 years since it gained its independence from the oppressive colonial rule of the British. Were Ghana a human, the 60th anniversary celebrations would probably have been her retirement party. At independence, her prospect in Africa and in the global space was so bright it was christened

YMCA change agent registration now open

This content is the announcement and information for registrations for the third cohort of YMCA Change Agents for 2017-2018. Registrations are now open until 28 February, 2017.The reader is requested to review and share with all relevant parts of their YMCA. CONTACT: Johan Vilhelm Eltvik Secretary General johan@ymca.int Romulo Dantas Executive Secretary Youth Empowerment romulo@ymca.int

50 years of championing youth transformation

AN international business consultant, Mr. Sitso Kwame Asaase has said technical education should not be considered reserved for second class students. The sector, he said, had been the pivot of development to many countries and it was time Ghana paid much attention to it to speed up its developmental growth. Mr. Asaase was speaking at