Saturday 08 Mar 2014
No easy task to MC a Gala Dinner
The YMCA future is in good hands. Skumbuzo and Thandeka could easily have been at the Oscars. But instead, it was the SA YMCA/USA YMCA Gala Dinner. With a smoothness, expertise and insight that clearly...
Monday 24 Feb 2014
Using the Arts to create character
Some of the character outputs we aim for in the Y-Arts programme
1. Creativity – Being able to think on your feet, approach tasks from different perspectives and think ‘outside of the box’ will distinguish your...
Thursday 13 Feb 2014
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. TEEEP (The economic and entrepreneurial education programme) will develop...
Sunday 09 Feb 2014
TEEEP almost ready to start.
The entrepreneurial, economic education project (TEEEP) held a final training of volunteers this past week in Soweto before implementing the project in Soweto and Greater Durban YMCAs. This is a critical moment for the SA YMCA because it begins to define the kind of intervention required by the YMCA to improve young peoples chances of employment in the future. The project is aimed at grades 4 - 6 and is aimed at...