YWCA : The Young Women's Christian Association
The YWCA of Trivandrum was founded on 16th August 1917. It is situated at Spencer junction, Trivandrum , Kerala.
YWCA provides hostel facilities to students, working women and senior women. It also provides facilities for conducting conferences and seminars.
Basis: Faith in God the Father Almighty and in Jesus Christ, His only son, our Lord and Saviour and in the Holy Spirit.
Aim: The YWCA of Trivandrum rooted in Christian faith and subscribing to the Basis as stated above, endeavours to promote the full development of women and girls irrespective of race, culture or creed. It seeks to develop a membership that is responsive to the changing needs of the community in a changing world.
YWCA celebrated its centenary on 17th August 2017. What started as a prayer fellowship a century ago developed into a flourishing organization making its presence felt in the socioeconomic and religious environment of this capital city. The Centenary project touched the lives of hundred girls who were given financial aid to pursue their studies.