Full Form of YMCA
Young Men’s Christian Association
YMCA stands for young men’s association. It was founded in London, England, on June 6, 1844, by George Williams, in response to unhealthy social conditions at the end of the industrial revolution. It is an international organization that provides sports activities and accommodation for young men.YMCA aims to put Christian values into practice by developing a healthy body, mind, and spirit.
YMCA programs include
- Sports Education
- Physical education
- formal/informal education
- Public Affairs
- Citizenship activities
In the US ( united states ), it operates several degree institutions and many schools at all levels, including night classes for young/adults.
YMCA activities around the world
- Education and academia
- Health and wellbeing
- Public health
- Basketball/ volleyball /racquetball
Local YMCAs deliver services focused on youth development through various activities, including providing athletic facilities and a variety of skills and promoting humanitarian work. The YMCA was also based on protestant values. So basically, its mission is to empower young people from around the world and communities to build a sustainable and inclusive world where every person can do whatever their mind-body and spirit want them to do so that they can complete their dreams.