For many years YMCAs in Canada have partnered with YMCAs in other parts of the world to exchange ideas and information and to collaborate on mutually beneficial projects. 

Partnership with the YMCA of Ethiopia

We believe that our impact in the community extends beyond our borders—we’re a part of the global community of YMCAs in over 120 countries worldwide. Since 2004, the YMCA of Greater Vancouver has been in partnership with the YMCAs across British Columbia to support the work of the YMCA of Ethiopia in HIV/AIDS education and prevention. Youth leaders are trained in HIV education and...