National Council of YMCAs of Japan - Girl’s Programme
YMCAs of Japan supports everyone including child to adult by providing an opportunity to develop a healthy mindset and body. They cooperate with girls from elementary, junior high and high schools across the country, through a broad and diverse network that promotes the development of life skills, academic learning, wellness, community services and problem-solving. Through a variety of sports – such as tennis, running, swimming and cheerleading – YMCA Japan is helping to develop self-esteem and self-confidence in the young people it serves, which includes those from underserved communities as well as kids with different abilities. With support from Play Academy with Naomi Osaka, a select group of girls will participate in leadership training and will help deliver “Girlympiad JAPAN 2021,” a charity event promoting girls’ participation in sport.