Dreaming the Way to Roverway 2018
More than 60 volunteers from WAGGGS Member Organisations around the world gathered in Soest, The Netherlands, to prepare for Roverway taking place in July 2018.
"So, I’ve swapped my running shoes for some very funny trainers (cleats) that attach to my pedals"
We are here. We are rural girls.
Read stories from rural Girl Guides and Girl Scouts about their experiences growing up in isolated communities
Megan Hunt, New Zealand
"Running long distances has always been something I hated, I just believed it was something I couldn’t do – so wouldn’t try. But then WAGGGS was looking for runners so I signed on."
Renee Kroner, USA
"Both the triumphs and failures that I experienced at the Chalet taught me to how to be unapologetically myself in a way I didn’t know was possible. That is why I am running for the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts."
Heather Ponting-Bather, UK
I’m thrilled to be taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon in 2018 as this year I will be celebrating two other landmarks – my 40th birthday and 10 years service as a leader with Girlguiding UK."
I want to see an inclusive society
Praise Adeyemo, 22, Nigeria
Helga, 27, Tanzania
Beliefs and traditions that undermine women should be completely eliminated.
Veronica, 17, Palestine
"Guiding groups have a great, positive impact"
Heena, 18, India
"As a Guide I have been given values and ethics which have helped me to grow up and become more independent"
"Girl Guiding contributes a lot to my community. We don’t just have fun; we seek solutions to problems."
"Women here face many difficulties and problems, but we remain strong"
"Being a Brownie is really fun"
"Guiding means being an active citizen"
Growing up as a Girl Guide is exciting
"I feel proud to be a girl guide"
Maelle & Celine, Lebanon
"WTD is a reminder to think of others before ourselves"
Youngseo, South Korea
Girl Scouts serve my school and community
"We help our community by performing many tasks"
"At Brownies I learn to help my neighbours"
Rachel, 13, Barbados
In Barbados girls have the same opportunities as boys