President Museveni Hails Girl Guides In Uganda as they Celebrate 100 Years

The Uganda Girl Guides Matching at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds

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President Yoweri Museveni hailed the Uganda Girl Guides Association (UGGA) for causing transformation of lives and giving hope to millions through their voluntary activities. Uganda Girl Guides Association.

Girl Guides matching to brass band at Kololo ceremonial grounds to mark 100 years of Uganda Girl Guides Association on Friday 15th  April 2023

The head of state says the Girl Guides Movement has had an impact on humanity, providing great opportunities for girls and young women in education, empowerment and leadership. This was contained in a speech delivered on his behalf by the Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja at the celebration to mark 100 years

jamboree of Uganda Girl Guides Association on Friday held at Kololo ceremonial ground on Friday 15th April 2023 Under the theme: “100 years of Empowering Lives”.

The President said the government of Uganda through the Ministry of Gender and Social Development, Ministry of Local Government and that of Education and Sports has been supporting the girl guides movement through their initiatives especially community service and this will continue to further their work of transforming society.

As you celebrate 100 years of guiding, I congratulate all girl guides to continue with the good work of changing lives. Government appreciates your contribution to the social economic transformation of our society,” H.E Museveni said, adding that
their initiatives on peace, environment, children’s rights, HIV & Aids, poverty, hunger among others have made the young women active participants in efforts to make the world a better place for humanity.

Prime Minister posing in a picture with Uganda Girl Guides

He thanked in a special way the Girl Guides Association for keeping the dream of Baden-Powell alive of being contented with what is available and giving out happiness to other people as the best and real way to get happiness themselves.

The President noted that millions of Ugandans have benefited from girl guiding training and have ended up being responsible and result oriented citizens. “It is easy to identify a girl guide in a crowd because they always stand out regardless of age. This has made the association unique over generations. You’re producing enlightened, tolerant and disciplined leaders for tomorrow” Gen H.E Museveni said.

He said the National Resistance Movement government placed

emancipation of women at the forefront of its agenda and its benefits of the supportive policies, laws are evident today.

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