Tax Exemption

Our values

# Our history and foundation the Christian faith
# Our worldwide solidarity as a women’s volunteer membership movement
# Diversity, inclusiveness, tolerance and mutual respect
# Integrity and responsible accountability

Our Vision

The vision of the World YWCA is of a fully inclusive world where justice, peace, health, human dignity, freedom and care for the environment are promoted and sustained through women’s leadership.

The World YWCA unites 25 million women from over 110 countries. It was founded in 1894 by four associations: Great Britain, Norway, Sweden and the United States.

Our services

  • Leadership Training
    The YWCA programmes and services vary according to the needs of the women in the community. These can include leadership training, hostels for young women in need of housing, income-generating projects, health programmes, shelters for victims of violence, vocational skills training, development projects and organising to promote women’s rights.
  • Advocacy for Social and Economic Justice
    The World YWCA advocacy work targets the root causes of under development unfair economic policies, human rights abuses and gender and political oppression.
  • People-Centred Development
    This is a main YWCA priority. Development education is ongoing and specific. Projects are designed to meet needs identified by local women themselves. Worldwide, YWCAs are facilitating hundreds of women led development projects.
  • Strengthening the World YWCA Movement
    The World YWCA movement strives to strengthen its base of work for women.

YWCA of Kuala Lumpur
This was set up in 1913. The main projects are:-
*Glenmarie Play Centre in Shah Alam
*Vocational Training Opportunity Centre ( VTOC) in Kuala Lumpur
*Community Recycling Centre
*Shelter for Women

The Glenmarie Play Centre is open to children who need a strong pre-school foundation. Priority is given to children from single parent households or whose parents earn less than RM 500 a month.

Address: No.14, Taman Ladang Jaya,
Glenmarie Estate, Batu Tiga, Selangor Darul Ehsan.

The VTOC in Kuala Lumpur provides skills training for young women (aged 16 to 30) from the economically disadvantaged sector irrespective of race, religion and social and cultural differences. The VTOC has three floors of training rooms, a hostel for 100 trainees and three floors of rental bedsitter and studio apartments.

The VTOC commenced on 1st September 1998 with 56 trainees from all over Malaysia. The objective for setting up of the VTOC is to enable young girls and women to learn income-generating skills.

Community Recycling Centre
The collection of bottles, old newspaper and aluminium cans are carried out to protect the environment and also to raise funds.

Our needs

Donation in Kind: Yes, particularly recyclable items or items that can be used for the specific projects

Any Volunteer Services Needed: Yes
Purpose of Volunteer Needs: Please contact YWCA directly to ask about volunteer opportunities

Cheques Made Payable to: Please contact YWCA to get the exact name of Payee

Tax Exempt: Yes

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Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)/VTOC

[email protected]Email
+603 - 2022 1200Phone Number
+6012 3931225Phone Number
YWCA of Kuala Lumpur; 12, Jalan Hang Jebat; 50150 Kuala LumpurAddress
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