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Association des Guides du Burundi

  • Guiding Introduced Date Icon

    1954

    Girl Guiding introduced in Burundi

  • Number of Girls Icon

    13,565

    Number of Girl Guides in 2016

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    Member

    Full

Burundi Girls Promise

Contact us

Commissaire Générale

B.P.6921 Ngagara

Bujumbura


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    Email

    guidesburundi@yahoo.fr

  • Phone Icon

    Phone

    + 257243082

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    Girls only

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On my honour (and with the grace of God)‡; I undertake to do my best to fulfil my duties towards (God, the Church and)‡ my country, To help other people in all circumstances, And to keep the Guide Law.

Burundi Guide Promise

Burundi Guide Law

  1. A Guide is truthful, she can be trusted.
  2. A Guide is faithful, she keeps her promises.
  3. A Guide makes herself useful and helps others.
  4. A Guide is a friend to all and a sister to every other Guide.
  5. A Guide is courteous.
  6. A Guide loves and respects nature (work of God)‡.
  7. A Guide obeys cheerfully and does nothing by halves.
  8. A Guide is always good-tempered and is courageous under difficulties.
  9. A Guide is thrifty and respects other people’s belongings.
  10. A Guide is unaffected and pure.

I promise to be faithful to (Jesus,)‡ my parents, the Wagtail Law, and To do a good turn to someone every day.

Burundi Wagtail Promise

Wagtail Law

The Wagtail listens to the fully fledged birds.

The Wagtail does not pay too much attention to herself.

Development of the movement

Guiding in Burundi was started in 1954-55 by Belgian social workers as part of the Catholic Guides of Belgian Congo, Rwanda-Urundi. After the country’s independence in 1962, an Association was formed which has since grown steadily.

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