Name of the project: Prevention of COVID- 19 pandemic among the most at risk population in Addis Ababa.

Partnership: World Alliance of YMCAs

Description of the project

The project aims at awareness on COVID-19 among young domestic workers on COVID-19 and help those who are out of business due to the pandemic. The project organizes educational session and food support to the target group. In addition to this, 50 young female domestic workers empower through life skill based technical and vocational skill training mainly food preparation and hospitality training. Young people ae at the heart of this project and play a pivotal role in mobilization and implementation.   

ymca ethiopia logo webThe Young Men's Christian Association, YMCA is a worldwide organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, with more than 2 billion beneficiaries from 125 national associations.
YMCA Ethiopia is pioneer in youth development which was first established in 1951. It has over 3000 young champions, 25,000 members and over 50,000 beneficiaries.  Our vision is to empower young people for the renaissance of Africa. We strive for Reaching more than half a million children, youth and women through power space, skill development  and opportunities At Present we work in Addis Ababa, Oromya, Amhara, Sidama, Southern Nation and Nationalities, Tigraye.

Organizational Mission & Vision


Empowering young people for the African Renascence


Develop young people and the whole community for the holistic transformation in body, mind and spirit through innovative program strategies and services.