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The Ashanti regional secretariat of the Ghana YMCA in collaboration with Konongo YMCA organized teenage pregnancy education for the pupils of Konongo Catholic Basic “C” on November, 9th. Topics covered ranged from changes that occur in children as they mature into teenage, causes of teenage pregnancy and its prevention. Stella Domson, one of the resource

YMCA Ghana Constitutional Amendment Committee meetings

The meeting are based on the decisions at NEC on the need to review the constitution of the Association to align with standards at the World Alliance and Africa Alliance of YMCAs, introducing innovative ideas and strategies that will help increase the impact of the Association in the country. This exercise began with the Greater

Mpraeso caucus quiz for eight JHS schools

Mpraeso is a town and the capital of Kwahu South District, in the Eastern Region of Ghana, located at an altitude of 367m on the Kwahu Plateau, which forms the South West boundary. The Ghana YMCA Junior High School (JHS) at Mpreaso was inaugurated on the 1st October, 1996 with the aim of developing the

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