The Uganda Girl Guides Association (UGGA) is a Voluntary Organization that is dedicated to the growth and development of girls and women. The Girl Guides Association is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS). WAGGGS is the largest voluntary organization dedicated to girls and young women in the world, supporting over 10.2 million individual girls and young women across 152 countries to realize their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world. With a membership of 426,860 Girl Guides, UGGA is one of the largest all female organizations in both Africa and Uganda that provides non-formal education programs and trainings through the core and fundamental principles of guiding. Uganda Girl Guides Association was registered by the Act of Parliament (The Royal Charter Act) 147 volume 5 on 23rd March 1922. Guiding in Uganda started in present day Kabarole District and is active in over 105 districts of Uganda.
All Girls and women are valued, and take action to change the world.
To Help Girls and Women To Realize The Ideals of Womanhood As They Prepare To Live In A Free and Changing World.
Core Values Of UGGA
Objectives Of UGGA
To train girls and women for leadership and responsibility according to our Promise and law;
- To provide girls with opportunities for self-training in the development of character and services to others based on spiritual and moral values;
- To foster love of the country and to promote a sense of responsible citizenship
- To develop in girls an interest in home-craft, health and social services, love of nature and traditional arts and customs;
- To promote in girls an international good-will and understanding through friendly contacts with Girl Guides and Girl Scouts of other nations;
- To develop in girls a sense of respect of all people, religion and beliefs;
- To lobby and advocate for issues relevant to the wellbeing of girls and women.