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Girls Worldwide Say

April 7th 2011Girl Guides or Girl Scouts is a parallel movement to scouting. It evolved from the Scouting movement in the early years of the 20th century.

Girls were attracted to Scouting from its inception in 1907. In different places around the world, the movement developed in diverse ways.

In some places, girls attempted to join Scouting organisations and it was decided that single-gender organisations were a better solution.

Read how the Kenya Girl Guides Association intends to celebrate 100 years of International Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting.____________________________________________________________________________________________

Girls Worldwide Say


The Kenya Girl Guides Association will be joining the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) in celebrating 100 years of International Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting.

The centenary celebrations will run over a period of four days from the 7th to 11th April, 2011 and will include a host of activities namely.

The International Trefoil Guild Members Forum  which will be hosting the International Trefoil Guild Members Forum.

International participants will arrive in Kenya on Thursday 7th April, 2011 and engage in a number of activities including a visit to some of KGGA projects such as Kibera Girls centre Project and the hawkers Market.

The International participants will also  visit The National Museums of Kenya where there is an exhibition by The Kenya Girl Guides association with exhibits of Kenya guiding and the world guiding as a whole.

A Centenary Thanksgiving Service has been organized for 10th April, 2011 to be attended by all branches of the Guiding Movement as well as our partners.

For the young ones, Kenya Girl Guides Association will be hosting a Centenary Camp with the theme “grow to empower girls to change the world”.

The Camp is scheduled to take place from 7th – 10th April 2011 in Temple Road Primary and Secondary School and D.E.B Primary School. There will be a total of 3000 Guides, Rangers, Young Leaders and Guiders participating in the Camp.

The climax of the celebration will be a centenary rally which will be held on Saturday 9th April, 2011 at the Nyeri Technical Institute at 11:00 a.m.

The rally will be a culmination of the national Centenary camp with over 5,000 guides and the international delegates from the Trefoil Guild International Forum.

The Kenya Girl Guide Association (KGGA) is a member organization of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). KGGA is registered by an Act of Parliament (CAP 220 of the laws of Kenya). KGGA operates through a value based program and has a national membership of over 155, 000 girls representing every race, ethnicity, culture, class and religion in Kenya.

KGGA’s mission statement is “To provide opportunity for girls and young women to develop their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world”


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