About WAGGGS

United Nations NYC.jpgWith ten million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from 146 countries across the world, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary movement dedicated to girls and young women in the world.

The World Association supports girls and young women to develop their full potential as responsible citizens of the world. We focus on leadership development and active citizenship. These are delivered through our innovative global education and community and advocacy programmes.

We deliver a well-established, unique values-based approach to non-formal learning, that is international and intergenerational. Girls and young women develop life skills through self-development, challenge and adventure.

There are five WAGGGS’ regions – Africa, Arab, Asia Pacific, Europe and Western Hemisphere and four World Centres: Our Chalet in Switzerland, Sangam in India, Pax Lodge in UK and Our Cabaña in Mexico. The World Centres are residential and training centres where girls and young women develop leadership skills through international programmes and friendships.

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kay ballard - 4 October 2014 - 11.20AM (GMT)

this November is our units 95th birthday(1St Stepney Green St Dunstan's) and brownie guide centenary, i was a brownies there in the 70s and help run it today my daughter has followed my footsteps through the unit to guides and i pray and hope to a leader if she wishes to do so. Happy Birthday to all the girls around the world past and present.

Suchi and Kashi - 31 August 2014 - 9.00AM (GMT)

we really like the fact that there are 10 million guides around the globe. It feels great.

Anuradha Roy - 14 April 2014 - 8.43AM (GMT)

Hi, I am an Girl Guide from India, and i am Rajya Purushkar.I really wish to visit wagggs and i am proud and honoured to be a girl guide.

Cali - 25 February 2014 - 1.29AM (GMT)

I am half from New Zealand and Half American. I'm in the U.S now and I can tell you how muck girl scouting has impacted my life. For the better;). It's great and I think that everyone should get involved at least once in their life.

Daisy and Zoe - 23 February 2014 - 12.00PM (GMT)

Hi I'm Daisy and I'm in guides and I also help my mum at brownies and rainbows!! I LOVE going to guides especially when we do crafts and go camping!!!!! :)
Hi I`m Zoe and I help my mum with rainbows and brownies and I love doing it!! I cant wait until I go on my very first guide camp with all my friends!! I cant wait!!!!!!! :) :)

Lillian - 13 February 2014 - 3.58AM (GMT)

Hi I'm Lily from Nevada in the United States of America! I'm a brownie:) what are your schools like? what are your grading systems like?

maya - 2 February 2014 - 3.54PM (GMT)

hello, i'm a gs cadette from south carolina and i love girl scouting :) thanks so much wagggs!

bev - 30 January 2014 - 9.16PM (GMT)

i am from ireland and i love being a girl guide, i was talking about being a girl guide with some other friends and they were looking down on it so i stood up and said i was proud to be a girl guide and 'if it was so lame why were so many people involved?!' they got interested (obviously they didnt know what it was about) so i talked about it and explained the Baden Powell story aswell as the shake with your left hand thing and a couple days later they came to my house and i showed them my badges and told them that i might get my gold award next year! so exited , I'm proud to be one in ten million, Happy nearly Thinking Day!!!! to every wagggs member wherever you might be just remember every other member is by your side no matter what happens!

bridgitte - 7 December 2013 - 4.33AM (GMT)

hi i am all the way from New Zealand it's cool to know that their are 10 million of us

Ada Achi - 19 October 2013 - 1.46PM (GMT)

I am a girl guide from Nigeria. I am proud to be part of this great movement which has helped me to discover some of my hidden self. The wagggs site has been very helpful. Special love to all guides in Nigeria.

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