The YMCA-YMCA is a voluntary, ecumenical and global movement for all: women and men, with special emphasis on and with the genuine participation of young people, and seeks to share the Christian ideal of building a human community of justice with love, Peace and reconciliation with fullness of life for all of creation.
They work for social justice for all people, regardless of their religion, race, sex or cultural background
In 2017, the YMCA of Bogota and Cundinamarca will be recognized as a leading organization in working with and for young people, carrying out sustainable and quality programs and services that contribute to the integral development of people and communities.
The YMCA is a worldwide, Christian, ecumenical organization, a voluntary movement for men and women, with special emphasis on the involvement of young people, seeking to share the Christian ideal in the construction of a human community with justice and love, peace And reconciliation .
Their Achievements in the World
Throughout its history, the YMCA has promoted sports, recreation and community well-being, seeking the integral development of people and their social participation, making important contributions for the benefit of humanity among which stand out:
Premio Nobel de Paz en 1091 y 1946.
Fundación de la Cruz Roja en 1963 por Jean Henry Director de la YMCA de Suiza.
Apoyo de la igualdad de género desde 1859.
Pioneros en el desarrollo de técnicas de trabajo con grupos, promoción social y educación en valores.
Realización de los primeros campamentos educativos en Colombia y el Mundo.
La creación de los primeros programas con refugiados de guerra.
Precursores de programas sociales con enfoque preventivo.
Creación del Basketball, Voleibol, Futbol Sala y Racketball.
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