Archives: YMCA Stories

Lihle’s story

Lihle was struggling to meet the cost of travel to college. Thanks to YMCA funds from Artist Open House 2017, she was able to continue her course until her bursary came through.

Kara’s story

Changes in Kara’s behaviour at school were causing concern. Counselling with YMCA Dialogue helped Kara identify and express her feelings, letting light into a dark period in her life.

Dani’s story

Dani’s life had been chaotic and unstable. Her YMCA WiSE worker helped to give her a different perspective on life, enabling her to make some wise decisions of her own.

Leaha’s story

Leaha, a YMCA resident, couldn’t afford to buy football boots. But thanks to the Life Change Fund she was able to take part in an international football competition.

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