How WAGGGS is taking action

Through its Member Organizations, WAGGGS provides a high quality non-formal educational programme that provides dynamic, flexible and values-based training in life skills, leadership and decision-making.

Each Member Organization develops its own comprehensive educational programme. In addition to this, WAGGGS provides tools, badge curriculums and umbrella programmes to compliment national level programmes. These focus on international topics such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), leadership, community action, advocacy and self-development.

Projects by WAGGGS and its Member Organizations

WAGGGS is involved in a variety of projects around the world. These are undertaken at either world, regional or national level. These projects provide another way for WAGGGS to actively involve girls and young women in areas where they can make a difference.

We set up projects in a range of areas from environmental concerns, health and working towards peace to international understanding. These are just a few examples. We also provide opportunities for Member Organizations to reach out across the world and link up with different countries in an exchange of skills and resources.

WAGGGS works with a wide range of NGOs and UN agencies on projects where recognised specialists are required. This allows us to influence decision making in issues affecting girls and young women.

Mutual Aid Scheme

The Mutual Aid scheme aims to promote international co-operation, friendship and understanding among Member Organizations of WAGGGS. Through the Scheme, Member Organizations with higher incomes pledge funds to support projects run by Member Organizations in poorer countries. These projects vary in their nature, but are all designed to improve the lives of girls and young women, and their communities.

Search the project database

You can search through our database of projects by WAGGGS Member Organizations using a keyword and filter the list by topic, country and region.

12th Girl Scout International Camp 2009 Held In Korea
Girl Scouts Korea successfully completed the 12th Girl Scout International Camp 2009, Incheon attended by 10,000 participants from 42 countries from 5 to 11 August under the sponsorship of the Asia Pacific Region, WAGGGS, Korean Ministry of Health, ...
163 Recruitment and Retention of Members
This project included a forum for commissioners to look at the policies and Mission of WAGGGS and Association. Strategies for increasing membership were developed and implemented.This project was funded by a donation from Girlguiding UK through the Mutual ...
168 Health and Sanitation
Project objectives:
- To teach local people, scouts and students proper use of latrine and necessity of clean drinking water.
- To aware about the importance of sanitary condition in their daily life.
- Hygienic education to the scouts ...
178 Human Rights Education
A camp in 2004 was arranged as part of the project on "Education on human rights" as part of WAGGGS' Triennial Theme: Our Rights, Our Responsibilities. Its purpose is to promote knowledge and implementation of rights in the public arena through GG/GS ...
180 Snail farm
Project "Construction Des Escargotiere D'Akoupe" to build a snail farm for a local community.
181 Revision of Handbooks
Maldives - Updated handbooks help volunteers to deliver quality Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting

A project to revise, update and reprint Association Handbooks. This project was funded by Guides New Zealand, Girlguiding UK and Girl Scouts of Japan as ...
183 Staff For Pre Schools and Day Care Centres
Staffing of pre-school and day care centres.

This project was funded by Girl Guides of Canada and Denmark through the Mutual Aid scheme.
184 Training of Leaders and Trainers
Sri Lanka - Training for trainers and unit leaders brings more girls into Girl Guiding/Girl Scouting

Sri Lanka Girl Guide Association received funding from Girlguiding UK and the Scouts and Guides of Denmark to put in place a series of training ...
185 Multimedia Equipment
Thailand - Multimedia funding helps girls and young women to make the most of new technology

Project to provide mulitmedia equipment for the use of members of the organization.
187 HIV/AIDS Awareness
Dominica - Raising youth and public awareness about the issue of HIV/AIDS

The Association organised an HIV/AIDS Training of Trainers Workshop in collaboration with the HIV/AIDS Coordinating Office.

Participants included ...

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