About Tanzania Girl Guides Association

The Tanzania Girl Guides Association (TGGA) is a Non-Governmental and Voluntary Association dedicated to the social and economic advancement of girls and young women in Tanzania. We are focused on empowering girls and young women to be self-reliant, resourceful and loyal citizens by providing them with non-formal educational programs and camping. Non-formal education is provided while adhering to Guiding’s fundamental principles.
Our movement aspires to reach every female in the country and abroad.As an association, we believe that each of them is entitled to be the best version of themselves.We represent 141,699 girls from over 20 different regions.

Objectives

  • To create international cooperation through training, camps, exchange visits and information technology.
  • To train adult members in ensuring that the mission of the association is fulfilled through educational programmes.
  • To provide informal training in guiding knowledge, skills, aptitude and values to adult members.

Our Values

TGGA’s work is guided by six core values:
Honesty, reliability, and trustworthiness, Helpfulness and time consciousness, Addressing challenges and learning from them, Sisterhood to all guides, Politeness and consideration, Respectfulness

Our Promise

On our honour we promise to do our best, to do our duty to God and our country , to help other people at all times and to obey the Guide laws

Vision

“To see a society with empower girls and young women attaining their fullest potentials as resourceful citizens”

Mission

“ Guiding, coaching and empowering girls and young women to be self reliant, confident through provision of life skills education and creation of opportunities globally”

Governance

Tanzania Girl Guides Association operates within the context of a volunteer-led global charitable organisation. It is among the 150 member organisations of World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and volunteering is at the heart of girl guiding. Volunteers support and administer our organisation’s operations which aim to empower girls and women by assisting them in reaching their fullest potential and contributing to make the world a better place to live for future generations.

Governed by its Constitution, TGGA has a Board of Trustees (BoT) with 5 members and a National Executive Board (NEB) with 11 members. The BoT are set to oversee and safeguard assets of TGGA, signing various agreements concerning the association and to monitor investment projects. The NEB manages and oversees the overall operations of the Association.

MARY RICHARD
Chief Commissioner

She is the image, representative & spokesperson of TGGA ensuring that effective & regular communication is maintained with stakeholders as well as beneficiaries. She also ensures that TGGA is actively involved with the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and responds to its requests and assignments.

WINTAPA LUILA
National Secretary

She is the administrative officer of TGGA, in charge of overseeing the day to day activities of the Association. The National Secretary promotes positive image of TGGA through events, partnerships and in media. Provides leadership support and mentors the team. She is the right hand person of the Chief Commissioner.

Daily Operation

The Tanzania Girl Guides Association is run by a group of committed officials, the majority of whom are volunteers. The team is made up of active Girl Guides from Tanzania.

WARIDA MUSSA
Recruitment and Retention Officer

in charge of the membership strategies and database making sure that existing members are kept active and involved with interesting activities whilst attracting new girl guides in accordance to the age groups of our members.

JOSEPHINE JOHN
Accountant

Responsible for implementation of all TGGA routines and regulation in Financial Management Manual. Quality assurance of budgets, payments, accounting, facilitation of auditing as well as financial risk management.

VALENTINA GONZA PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

VALENTINA GONZA Programmes Officer

Handles proposals and presentation of girl led action programmes. She is responsible for the implementation and sustainability of programmes and activities, making sure the target groups are reached and there is sustainability of the programmes.

Volunteering is at the very core of Girl Guiding. Our association’s activities are supported and run by volunteers who work continuously to empower girls and women, supporting them to develop their fullest potential and contributing to make the world a better place to live for generations to come.

Tanzania Girl Guides Association Volunteer Registration

Tanzania Girl Guides Association Donor Registration