The Young Men's Christian Association, commonly known as the YMCA or simply the Y, is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 2 billion beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
YMCA Ethiopia is a pioneer youth focused development organization in Ethiopia established in 1951 with a vision for empowering young people for the renaissance of Africa. As YMCA Ethiopia is affiliated with the World Wide YMCA and African Alliance of YMCA, it shares the founding principles of Body – Mind – Sprit which is symbolized by the time honored triangle and denotes holistic youth development approach. YMCA Ethiopia is a non-religious and non-political organization, re-registered as Ethiopian Residents Charity in 2009.
African YMCA Movement