The Uganda Girl Guides Association (UGGA) is a Non-Governmental 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 million individual girls and young women across 146 countries to realize their fullest potential as responsible citizens of the world. We provide 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.
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.
The Association is based on principles of;
⦁ Voluntary Membership.
⦁ Acceptance of girls regardless of race, nationality, community or religion on basis of complete equality.
⦁ One self-governing national organization completely independent of any political or religious or any other organization.
⦁ Co-operation with other organizations having similar aims and non-political character and maintenance of friendly relations with other Girl Guide and Girl Scout Associations with other countries, which are recognized by the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.