Kusafiri Uganda, this December
Two programmes, one Kusafiri event. A leadership programme to prepare WAGGGS facilitators for the Juliette Low Seminar in 2019 and a cultural programme to explore the heritage and diversity of Uganda.
The Juliette Low Seminar (JLS) facilitators training will prepare new and existing WAGGGGS facilitators to run the 2019 event. For the first time, the 2019 JLS will take place in up to 20 countries, using all four of official languages.
The training will use our new model of leadership practice. Facilitators attending the event will be shortlisted by their Member Organisations, then selected by WAGGGS. On successfully completing the training programme participants will be given the chance to join the team running the Juliette Low Seminar in November 2019.
Facilitators will help us to bring the Juliette Low Seminar to more young women than ever before.
- Learn about our new leadership model
- Explore the Juliette Low Seminar programme
- Practise facilitating in a diverse context, using the Girl Guide and Girl Scout educational method
- Learn from other facilitators from around the world
- Form teams they will work in to deliver the Juliette Low Seminar.
They will also enjoy the Kusafiri experience and connect with cultural programme participants.
This cultural programme will introduce you to Uganda, rich heritage and modern day diversity. This event will take place in the capital, Kampala, which has become a pulsating city, steeped in tribal ancestry. Each group of people have their own traditions, art forms and languages. There will be much to explore during the programme.
There will also be an opportunity to connect with the Juliette Low Seminar Facilitator Training Programme. This will take place at the same time. The two programmes will share some elements, including an international evening and opening and closing ceremonies. There will also be opportunities to network and exchange ideas across programmes. This includes an opportunity to learn about the new WAGGGS leadership model.
The event fee for this programme is US$1,200.
Before or after the cultural programme an add-on event is also offered. This will take place outside the capital, providing an opportunity for participants to explore the surrounds. See hippos wandering through wetlands, lions lazing under shady trees and gorillas in the misty hills. Or why not explore the beauty of Lake Victoria, cascading waterfalls and rocky mountains.
The Uganda Girl Guides are looking forward to welcoming you to ‘the Pearl of Africa’.
Both programmes run from 6 to 11 December 2018. Participants will be expected to arrive on 5 December and depart on 12 December.
For the leadership programme, the application process will be managed through Member Organisations with final selections made by WAGGGS. More information and the application form can be found here.
Expressions of interest for the cultural programme are now open. These close 9 September. To qualify you must be 18 years or older and active within your Member Organisation. The expression of interest form can be found here. If you are selected to attend you will be informed by 12 September.