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BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update December 2023

LivingStones Church and Ministries, in Harare, Zimbabwe, proudly joined the World Youth Clubs in 2022. Committed to holistic youth development, they actively engage in sports, particularly soccer and volleyball, identifying and nurturing young talents who aspire to make a mark in national and international arenas.
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update November 2023

The 2023 Promise Awards honorees have been named! Congratulations to this year’s 4 award recipients and 7 honorable mentions. The celebration is now available on YouTube in English, Spanish, and French.Did you attend the event, or watch the event on YouTube? WYC wants to hear from you! Please click here to complete an anonymous, 2-minute survey about your Promise Awards Celebration experience.
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update October 2023

Chadashah Teenage Pregnancy Center empowers young teenage mothers to take bold steps toward a fresh new start by providing prenatal care, housing, meals, vocational training and counseling. Adding to their accomplishments, Chadashah Teenage Pregnancy Center has successfully launched a community clinic, making the safe delivery of babies a priority at the maternity ward!
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update September 2023

Sports & Leadership Academy operates in Liberia and Minneapolis, USA, with programs designed to bring youth, families, and communities together through sports. The Uniform Funding Foundation, TUFF, recently donated uniforms to the Youth Members in Liberia!
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update August 2023

Member Spotlight: Alind Organization for Youth Democratization, located in Iraq, celebrated their conclusion of summer programs, with music, karate, and reading programs for 70 young people on International Youth Day, an annual celebration of the collective power of young people.
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update July 2023

Member Spotlight: Boys & Girls Clubs of South Africa recently hosted a Coding 4 Mandela Tournament in Honor of Nelson Mandela Day  They celebrated and embodied the spirit Nelson Mandela by providing a learning opportunity to its Youth Members that was engaging and fun!
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update June 2023

Member Spotlight: Kinsale Youth Community Center is a volunteer-driven and youth-focused organization that serves over 2,700 youth in their community. One of their newest programs: the School of Rock, works to inspire children to consider a career in music.
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update May 2023

New Affiliate Spotlight: Kenya Muslim Women’s Alliance is a volunteer-based entity that brings together a diverse group of women and youth with the goal of making positive, meaningful change in Kenyan society.
BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update April 2023

New Affiliate Spotlight: St. Catherine Youth Police Council is a nonprofit organization that strives to improve the relationship between law enforcement and youth.

BGC Ghana Gomoa<br />
Dago Branch

Member Update March 2023

Member Spotlight: Boys and Girls Club Ghana, Gomoa Dago Branch used WYC Promise Awards Grant to organize a ‘Science Trip’ for the region’s leading school, Apam Senior High School.

BGC Botswana

Member Update February 2023

Member Spotlight: Peace Corps and Ntshegetse ke go Tshegetse (Boys and Girls Clubs Botswana) partner for a change, going above and beyond to deepen their engagement with their community.

Member Update January 2023

Member Spotlight: In late December, members of Petros Zoe Uganda joined together to lay the foundation for the organization’s building projects, aimed at transforming the landscape and culture of the community.

Member Update December 2022

Member Spotlight: Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota and DeSoto Counties and Boys & Girls Clubs of Hungary participated in a cultural exchange!

Member Update November 2022

WYC President and CEO Kirk Dominick recently visited Affiliate Members in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Worldwide 3rd Quarter Update October 2022

President and CEO Kirk Dominick alongside Club alumni Marvin Rees, the Mayor of Bristol, England.

Member Update October 2022

St. Peters Development Society (SPDS) is a registered not for profit social service organization working to uplift the youth in India with a motto “… to reach the unreached”

Member Update September 2022

Member Spotlight:  As a strong advocate of education, Boys & Girls Clubs of Ghana partners with communities, in which their clubs operate, to attach preschools to the clubs

Promise Award Update September 2022

This year’s Promise Awards, which was shared with a global audience, recognized seven recipients and five honorable mentions in three categories: leaders, programs, and youth. This year’s recipients were:

March 2022 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

Youth Clubs around the world work tirelessly every day to improve the quality of life and increase opportunities for young people in their communities.

February 2022 Newsletter

Our conference highlights.

January 2022 Newsletter

A Message from Tim…

January is the perfect time to review the past year’s work and adjust as needed for an even more productive 2022.

December 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

The team at WYC is continually inspired by the ingenuity, dedication, and perseverance of our Affiliate Members around the world. 

November 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Rick…

A number of years ago, at Boys & Girls Clubs of America, we produced a book of mentorship stories titled A Hand to Guide Me

October 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Tim…

The key to building more relationships, partners, board members, and donors is as easy as P.I.E. Researchers studying how people increase success in donor sourcing say that there are three key elements that lead to goal attainment: Performance, Image and Exposure. 

September 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…

Two weeks ago, WYC hosted our inaugural Promise Awards Celebration. This program was designed to raise awareness about the importance of youth development organizations and professionals, highlight best practices in youth development around the globe, and share stories of the creativity, courage, and resiliency of youth…

August 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Dawn…

If storytelling is important to advancing an organization’s mission, why don’t social good organizations and non-profits spend more time investing in messaging that inspires and motivates others to join their cause? 

July 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…

“The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable members,” is one of my favorite Gandhi quotes. Another often used expression is a community should be judged by how it treats its elderly and its children…

June 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Glenn…

WYC is committed to helping our Affiliate Members achieve better youth outcomes. Strong outcomes are critical to the youth you serve and the long-term success of your organization.

May 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Jose…

At only six-years-old, Angel already knew what it meant to struggle. His family often collected clothing and food from dumpsters and he rarely knew where his next meal was coming from.

April 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Dawn…
The impact of climate change in youth development can be easily overlooked, when in fact climate change represents a major threat to the health and socio-economic stability of youth around the world.

March 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…
Globally, there is no single model for governance within the international charitable sector. The term “non-profit” is uniquely western, and whether you’re considered a civic social organization (CSO), non-governmental organization (NGO), or not-for-profit organization (NPO), there are universally accepted principles for governing that apply across the world even if the structures vary.

February 2021 Newsletter

Our conference highlights

January 2021 Newsletter

A Message from Mark…
Perseverance absent purpose is unproductive. It creates an illusion of accomplishment only to rediscover inertia on the other side of a tumultuous period, along with depleted resources and energy.  

December 2020 Newsletter

A Message from Susan…
How big is your dream? Does it inspire and encourage you? Embolden you? Energize you? Does it motivate others to join your cause?  

November 2020 Newsletter

A message from Rick…
Gratitude is a gift that deserves more attention. Each November begins the official season of thankfulness and gratitude. 

October Newsletter

October 2020 Newsletter

A message from Glenn…
I’ve been thinking a lot about resiliency lately for obvious reasons. I doubt that I am alone because many of you, our WYC Affiliate leaders, are currently grappling with uncertainty. I have heard this sentiment directly and sensed it during our time together, during these past six months.