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Seoul YWCA - World Friends Youth Volunteers Program

 Seoul YWCA World Fellowship Department has kicked off the preparation of World Friends Youth Volunteering Program for children and women's education in Myanmar.
During November 11th ~ 13th and 26th~28th, all of the members had an official meeting to get to know each other, what kinds of activities they are going to make, what items they have to bring. Not only they learn about the volunteering programs itself, but also they had substantial lectures about Official Development Assistance, Sustainable Development Goals that would be necessary to understand why we are doing this abroad.
Twenty six members including Seoul YWCA staff as a program manager and Professor Kim Jung Mo as a Chief of the team, will have more meetings for preparation to give educational service to children and women in Myanmar.



                               * A group photo of all World Friends members


                               * Practicing Taekwando for cultural exchange program




                               *Learning Burmese to be familiar with Myanmar culture

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Watch us; we are the Women Entrepreneur in Thandaunggyi

Watch us; we are the Women Entrepreneur in Thandaunggyi



Seoul YWCA had an article once to let you know that we are implementing ‘Sharing and Dreams’ in Myanmar supported by Samsung and Community chest of Korea for one year.


(making the ribbon with leftover pieces)
The purpose is to get their economic independence and self-confidence. There are two batches in Thandaunggyi during the year. The first batch was finished in July, and from the August, the second batch was started their lessons! They had a handicraft class and ICT class. Through lessons, they could think of the business ideas and the profits.





Thandunggyi is located in a mountain area, therefore it sometimes has trouble using electricity well, but they are having ICT class during this month. Please cheer them up and send regards! 

Come on, woman! Save the local area!

"Come on, woman! Save the local area!”
On August 30, the YWCA's northern district member event was held at TG Hall under the supervision of Seoul Y.


This year’s slogan was "Connect the hope through Women and Region”
Gangreung, Donghae, Seoul, Sokcho, Wonju, Incheon, Chuncheon, Total seven northern parts of the 450 members of Y participated in this event. 



"We're all members of the YWCA, re-inventing the mission given to us and working with local women. I wish we could become a community of hope and growth."
The opening ceremony was started as a welcoming address of Seoul YWCA Chairman




Education was also conducted to strengthen the members' capabilities. Lee Suk-jin, a professor of Christianity at Ewha Women's University, said, "Why should YWCA exercise in the region?"
She proposed the movement direction by area with the current status and assessment of the Y local women's movement.





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Join us with the Youth peace keeper volunteer work!

Join us with the Youth peace keeper volunteer work!





There are various bad custom named with tradition, Refugees, The war over the world... Seoul YWCA is going to connect them with Human rights through the program.  If you want to experience new volunteer work, join us right now! :) 
* Date: 2018/12/15 (Sat) 12:00-17:00 * Place: Seoul YWCA * Subject   1) Global human rights education   2) Explore Human Rights Cases, Group discussion   3) Non human rights vote with Youth and citizens   4) 2018 Global Non human rights Awards!    5) Wrap up
* Benefits: Certificate (5 hours), Peace maker certificate, Refreshments.