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About Seoul YWCA







Seoul YWCA is one of 55 member associations of National YWCA of Korea. We have been working for women, children, and youth, consumer, environment to make a better society since its inauguration in 1922.

::: Motto

Women: Wind of Life, Reviver of the World

::: Mission

  Seoul YWCA should make a better society with;
   - faith in Christ
   - respect all living things
   - acceptance of diversity
   - active support for women's capacity building and empowerment

::: Core Priorities

  - Promoting women's human rights
  - Making a better educational environment for children
    and youth
  - Protecting the earth and environment


Contact
Phone: 82-2-3705-6047
Fax: 82-2-3705-6020
Homepage: http://www.seoulywca.or.kr/
Address : #1-1, Myeong-dong 1-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul



WHAT IS YWCA?

Young movement proceeding to a vision with an open mind and passion

Women's movement developing women's leadership for the sake of their social participation and status improvement

Christian movement establishing social justice and peace through the practice of the love of Christ

Association.. Member's movement making healthy community by their voluntary participation

International movement working for world peace with about 25 million members all around the world

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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.





Y: A paradigm shift from a culture of death to a culture of l…

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.