Greater Durban Y-Arts wins award

Greater Durban Y-Arts wins award

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Greater Durban YMCA Y-Arts group has won first prize in the inaugural YMCA Choir Festival, held on Saturday November 7th at the Durban Music School.  Besides being named as YMCA Choir of 2015, this group wins a trip to Denmark for 5 people to participate in a Youth Festival during 2016.  The 2016 YMCA Choir Festival will take place during August. All YMCA’s are again invited…

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Justice in the pool

Justice in the pool

YMCA PMB builds credibility as a human rights based organisation.

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Living HIV positively

Living HIV positively

Oziel and Disco Mdletshe, past YMCA staff (third and fourth from the left)…now a symbol of how couples can live and love each other while one of them is HIV positive. They are making an impact on changing the stigma that is still so prevalent against anything to do with Aids/HIV. The YMCA was proud to host them at the Greater Durban YMCA World Aids Day event where they both spoke about how their lives…

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Reaching 3,500 kids after school.

Reaching 3,500 kids after school.

Y-Zone has been reaching kids in South Africa for over 20 years. The impact of such interventions has far reaching positive consequences for families, school careers, social connections and nation building. It fills a critical gap in the development stages of a kids life, supporting single parent families, busy moms’ and dads’ and building self-esteem which reaches into all areas of the kids’ lives.

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Y-Fit – mission driven community health

Y-Fit – mission driven community health

The growth of Y-Fit enables the SA YMCA to model a programme which matches organisational mission with income generation and sustainability. #socialentrepreneurship  

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World Aids Day 2015

World Aids Day 2015

As millions of people around the world continue to live with HIV, the stigmatisation continues. The YMCA stands for equality and respect for all people,no matter their circumstances, background, race, religion or beliefs. #removestigma  

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LAG programme reaches new heights

LAG programme reaches new heights

LAGs in Durban have been working to make an impact on community lives. Recently, one of the LAGs in the Greater Durban YMCA held a fun and interesting workshop about permaculture in Kwandengezi, a small community outside Durban. Food security remains a critical issue for these communities and permaculture provides a sustainable solution. Great work Sifiso and his team!

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TEEEP Workshop

TEEEP Workshop

The Economic and Entrepreneurial Education Programme (TEEEP) workshop is sucessfully drawing to a close.

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Marching For Jobs?

Marching For Jobs?

While political parties fight over which street to march in, and squabble over whose job manifesto is better, the YMCA is busy training young volunteers for a brilliant new project.

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Leadership Oppurtunity with Sapinda Rainbow

Leadership Oppurtunity with Sapinda Rainbow

The newly launched Sapinda Rainbow Foundation has announced a unique opportunity for a young person (18-23) to participate in a round the world yacht race.

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