Fund Raising Campaign for International Cooperation
YMCAs around the world in 122 countries with 14,000 associations and 45,000,000 members, are working together for all people who hope to live in peace.
Through the worldwide YMCA network, YMCAs in Japan are supporting and conducting various projects:
- Literacy Education and Vocational Training for oppressed and displaced people, migrant workers, and ethnic minorities.
- Leadership Training for Human Resource Development (domestic and international)
- Emergency Relief and Rehabilitation Work
Takatanobaba Branch 1056676
Account Name: Nihon Kirisutokyou Seinenkai Doumei
(National Council of YMCAs of Japan)
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Literacy Education and Vocational Training for Displaced People
NFPE (Non-Formal Primary Education) -Tokyo YMCA
Since 1999, in partnership with Bangladesh YMCA, Tokyo YMCA has been conducting the NFPE (Non-Formal Primary Education) Project, which enables children to study at night, after work.
Vocational training for urban youth & rural development in Vietnam - Hokkaido YMCA, Kobe YMCA, Hiroshima YMCA, etc
Medical service and Vocational Training for female independence in rural villages in Myanmar - Yokohama YMCA. Osaka YMCA
Conflict resolution and peace project in Sri Lanka - Osaka YMCA
"Messengers of Peace, From Nagasaki" - Nagasaki YMCA
Nagasaki YMCA has been continuing the Peace Project for over 20 years. Every August 9th, day the atomic bomb was dropped on the city, students from Japan and abroad gather in Nagasaki to discuss how to create peace and to learn peaceful ways of thinking.
Scholarships for foreign students learning Japanese - Osaka YMCA
Leadership training through work camps for rural development in Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and other councries.
After an enormous earthquake hit central Taiwan on September 21,1999, the Japan YMCA sent relief teams consisting of youth leaders and staff to provide relief and rehabilitation services to more than 300 families in 15 areas.
They were joind by specialists of mental care who experienced the Great Hanshin Earthquake of Japan in 1995.