About us

VISION STATEMENT YMCA is a Christian MovementNew Logo
  • To which all peoples flock & unite.
  • To find oneness in Christ
  • To usher Peace of God on our land
  • To reach one's own pinnacle of human achievement
  • For the ultimate Glory of the Creator of all.
MISSION STATEMENT Following the teaching of Jesus Christ: YMCA is to mobilize the spirit and action of youth to unite all people to usher in and preserve justice, prosperity and peace, through exemplary Spirit- filled living, righteous action and collective social endeavor, upholding and protecting the God-given rights for every human being and sustaining God's creation, for the extrusion of His Kingdom on Earth. LOGO The red triangle with a black bar across it over which the word YMCA is our logo - the global identification of the YMCA. The triangle represents the YMCA pursuing holistic developement equilaterally nurturing mind body and spirit. The horizontal bar with YMCA is the binding force. YMCA of Jaffna The Jaffna YMCA is located in at a strategic location in the Jaffna Peninsula, in the North of the Country, established in 1890. The 124 year old Jaffna YMCA works for the development of youth, children and care of elders. Though the YMCA was adversely affected many times during the ethnic crisis, it continues to carry out its good services to the public.  Presently, the refurbished Hostel and the Main Hall are an asset and enables us to render a better service. Facilities: Physical Fitness Hall: A Gym to keep the members active and maintain their fitness. Indoor Games:  Facilities exist for Table Tennis, Badminton, Carrom, Chess etc... Rooms: We have room with common and attached washrooms for cheaper, comfortable, convenient and secure stay. Main hall:  The main hall is rented to the public, NGOs and Government Departments to conduct public functions, seminars and workshops. OUR RESPONSIBILITY
  • To promote exemplary Sprit-filed living among all communities extension of God's Kingdom on Earth.
  • To mobilize the spirit and action of youth.
  • To promote righteous action sustaining God's creation.
  • To unite all peoples to usher in and preserve peace, justice and prosperity, through collective social endeavors, upholding and protecting the God given rights of every human being.

Activities:-

Religious Work
  • Bible Quiz Competition
  • Carol Service
  • Chapel Service
  • World YM/YWCA Week of Prayer
Children’s Development
  • 3 Pre Schools
  • Children’s Club activities
Youth
  • Workshops / Seminars on - Spirituality
- Leadership - Disaster Management
  • Shramadana work
Community Development
  • HIV/AIDS awareness
  • Prevention of Dengue
  • Human Rights Education
Sports
  • Indoor Games
  • Coaching for school Athletes
  • Training for Trainers
Cultural Programmes
  • Dance and Drama Competitions
  • Talent Contests – Western Music
  • Cultural activities
Relief / Social Work
  • Emergency Disaster Relief
  • Relief for Elders
  • Medical Clinics
  • Eye Examinations
  • Shoes to poor students
Activities conducted in the past
  • Camping   and Hiking
  • Poverty Alleviation Project
  • Drama Competitions
  • Life Skill Based Education
  • Tsunami Relief