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12th WAGGGS APR Conference

20th July 2017

“Hamro Danphe” – Connect, Growth, Impact The 12th WAGGGS Asia Pacific Regional Conference was held from 28 August to 3 September in Kathmandu, Nepal.  The theme for this conference was “Hamro Danphe” – Connect, Growth, Impact. The conference is attended by 150 delegates…

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Arts 4 Change Kusafiri World Centre Madagascar 10 to 17 April 2017

25th May 2017 3

Recently I had the privilege to participate in Arts 4 Change at Kusafiri World Centre in Madagascar. 13 countries were represented and this event was presented by Jen Barron (Sangam World Centre Manager and Kusafiri Lead). Arts 4 Change in…

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4 World Centres Tour 2015

21st September 2016

In September 2015, 25 Girl Guides members from Australia and 1 from New Zealand met at Sydney airport for an adventure of a lifetime. It was lovely to receive our scarfs by our tour guide Sally Thornton before boarding the…

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New Year Event 2014

21st September 2014

Our Cabana – Tara Witney Late in December 2014, I got up really early, grabbed my brand new suitcases full of clothes, and headed to the airport. Destination: Mexico! I was honoured to be representing Girl Guides Australia as a…

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Borneo Eco Camp 2014

21st September 2014

Rebecca Green There were participants from 6 countries: Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines and Australia. I was the only participant from Australia and everyone made me feel very welcome. The camp was an eco camp – this meant…

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Four Week TARE program at Sangam

21st February 2014

Miranda McGlaughlin (SA) During February of 2014 I was part of the Community Partner Program at Sangam World Centre. I was placed at a site called the Doorstep School. This program is established on different construction sites around Pune and…

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Helen Storrow Seminar 2014

21st January 2014

Bronwyn Lee The Helen Storrow Seminar is a WAGGGS Leadership Development Program offered once a year held at Our Chalet. In March 2014 I was lucky enough to attend this event with another 34 young women representing 33 countries. The…

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Sangam Be the Change MDG3 2014

21st January 2014

Lisa Birch (SA) I set out for my visit to Sangam flying from and after a brief stopover I arrived in Mumbai airport where I went in search of the driver who would take me to Pune. Once we were…

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GOLD 2013 Project

21st September 2013

Guiding Overseas Linked with Development in the Cook Islands Cat Anderson In October 2013 I was lucky enough to be selected as one of the young adults to attend the GOLD Project in the Cook Islands. The GOLD Project is…

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