SEEDS India appreciates Ms. Patricia Pelton, the first ever women President of World Alliance of YMCA. Ms. Pelton, from Canada has been elected as the first ever women President of World Association of YMCA’s Geneva in its 174 years long history. Dr. Thomas Mathew, Director of SEEDS India attended the 19th YMCA World Council held from Sunday 8th - Saturday 14th July, 2018 in Chiang Mai –Thailand.
YMCA is a world-wide Christian, ecumenical, voluntary movement for women and men with special emphasis on and the genuine involvement of young people.” The World Council meets every four years and is the highest decision making body of the World Alliance of YMCAs.
Indian Delegation with Ms. Patricia Pelton
Dr. Mathew with Ms. Patricia Pelton during Asia Pacific YMCA Annual Conference at YMCA Hong Kong earlier this year.