Tanzania Girl Guides Association is a volunteer organization aiming at empowering girls and young women to be socially, economically developed through provision of informal education and living the girl guiding laws. Tanzania Girl Guides Association is part of the World Association of Girl Guides Girl Scouts. The association was established in 1910 by the founder Lord Barden Powel in England. In 1912 Girl Guides was officially put under the patronage of his wife Olave Powell. The Girl Guides Association was established in Tanzania on 1928 at Kilimanjaro (Moshi) region under the patronage of the First governor’s wife.Currently Guiding is spread in Twenty 20 regions with approximately one hundred 100,000 members. Tanzania Girl Guides targets to recruit more members all around Tanzania. Our association has three main pillars, the promise, ten 10 laws and a motto. Girl Guides Motto is “BE PREPARED”
TGGA dedicated to the advancement of girls and young women socially, and economically by providing them with non-formal education programs and trainings. Delivery of non-formal education is through the fundamental principles of guiding.
TGGA's work is guided by six core values Honest, reliability and trustworthy Helpful and time conscious Address challenges and learn from them Sisterhood to all guides Politeness and consideration Respectful.