2017년 12월 12일 화요일

Donor wall opening ceremony

 There was a meaningful event on the 8th December after SeoulYWCA 95th anniversary worship. In order to commemorate the donors love for SeoulYWCA since 2008 upto this year.   

 All the board of directors and committee members got together to congratulated on opening the donor wall.
SeoulYWCA really appreciates for the warm-hearted donors and will memorize the precious names forever.

2017년 12월 4일 월요일

Y-teen's flea market

 
November 11th, when the cold wind was blown in Myeongdong street, SeoulYWCA's Y-teens bravely face the weather for doing good. They sold second-hand clothes to raise funds for Y-teen scholarship. Thirty six teen members got together and divided roles and responsibility.  
 

Although it was short four-hour flea marker, many people showed their interest and bought some clothes with an inexpensive prices. Y-teens totally collected about 200 US dollars from this events and they were proud of their positive activity. 

2017년 11월 20일 월요일

Professional Pet Manager Class and Youth Rights Festival


Fostering professional pet manager
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



Yeongdeungpo Women Resources Development Center is running a professional pet manager consultant class from September. Now 19 members are learning the contents and they practiced at the Pet Culture Center in Yangjae-dong. When they graduate in November 9th, Yeongdeungpo Women Center provide job-seeking consulting. 
 
 
Youth rights festival
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




Seongdong Youth Center Youth Committee named Making Beautiful World, participated '2017 Youth Rights Festival' to run a campaign booth. They made a contribution to increase youth labor rights by addressing unfair labor issues on young people when they do a part time job.
 
   

2017년 11월 12일 일요일

Seoul YWCA Gala Dinner with Peace Bridge


Seoul YWCA hosted a gala dinner on the beautiful fall evening, November 2nd for fundraising.
Dorothea, a crossover band opened the event with violin, oboe, gayageom(Korean traditional string instrument).


 
General Secretary  Ms.Sunhee Yang presented the values Seoul YWCA is pursuing, for example, Y+=Empowering girls through entrepreneurship education.
W+=Projects that strengthening disadvantaged women's ability.
S+= Accelerating women's citizenship movement.
 
Seoul YWCA is going to spend the supporters' grateful funds on the projects make a positive difference in the world and asked all the participants in the gala dinner to be the Peace Bridges.

Around 120 people joined the dinner and had a wonderful night with valuable speeches and networking. Seoul YWCA is really thankful for the supporters.

2017년 11월 8일 수요일

Seoul YWCA news

 
Christian Gender Equality Study Group
 
October 25th Women's Movement Department hosted Christian Gender Equality Study session. Professor Beak So Young(Ewha Women's University, Christianity Department) was invited to talk about Gender Equality based on Christianity. Seoul YWCA's committee members and staffs participated in this study group. This study group will play an important role to advance Seoul YWCA's women's movement campaigns.



 
 
Creating Community Hero
Nowon Women Resources Dvelopment Center ran 12 sessions of 'Creating Community Hero' class from September to October. 20 community members joined this class and they learned social entrepreneurship to solve the issues in their community.
 
 

2017년 10월 25일 수요일

Big Flea Market

 
It's fall in Korea and we are enjoying the just appropriate weather and clear sky.
On the October 19th, Seoul YWCA hosted Big Flea Market at the YWCA parking lot.
 
A variety of goods and food were displayed everywhere in the market, they were relatively inexpensive. The special section of this year was low carbon agricultural products from local farmers.
They sold pears, apples, cherry tomatoes, corns, rice that were cultivated by low carbon technology.

 Also there were a lot of second-hand products from YWCA members. They looked still useful and very very cheap. All the profits are going to do good public programs in Seoul YWCA.
We would like to thank all the participants to the Seoul YWCA's Big Flea Market.

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2017년 10월 10일 화요일

News in September

 
 
Particiaption in the Social Welfare Expo
 
 Garak social welfare center participated in the National Social Welfare Expo in Olympic Park on the September 7th. Garak center demonstrated "Happy Inconvenience Movement(Energy Saving campaign)", "making natural mist for face", "protecting neighbors". This helped the community members know about Garak center and it was able to promote social activities Garak Center is doing.
    
 
 
 
 
 
 
Teenager Music Festival
Seongdong Youth Center hosted teenager music festival, "Radiate Youthfulness: Sing a Youth" on the September 2nd in the Wangsipli Square. 12 teams played divers music and showed their talent.
 
 
 
 

Donor wall opening ceremony

 There was a meaningful event on the 8th December after SeoulYWCA 95th anniversary worship. In order to commemorate the donors love for Se...