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Welcome to YMCA Colombia

In Colombia, the YMCA responds to the needs and complex social realities facing the country, working especially for the empowerment and leadership of young people and the women, working especially for the empowerment and leaderhips of young people, seeking their inclusion and the dignification of their lives.

Our areas of impact are:

Cultural and social learning

Contribute to self-development of the program’s participants through cultural and educational immersion and social service in various parts of Colombia.

Participation and Peace Building

 In Colombia young people have multiple problematics, caused by lack of opportunities and violence.

Each year at least 1500 young people are trained in participation mechanisms and advocacy spaces, ensuring that they recognize themselves as subjects of rights and duties.

We believe young people can build opportunities

The YMCA helps young people build the knowledge, skills and networks to access on create employment or economic opportunities.