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Quote of the Day

27.10.2015
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World Health Day 7.4.2015

7.04.2015
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World Health Day

 Today, 7 April 2015, the world is celebrating the World Health Day; an opportunity for everyone  to get involved in activities that lead to better health. This day also marks the anniversary of the  founding of the World Health Organisation in 1948. The theme for World Health Day 2015 is Food Safety, a theme of high relevance to all people on the planet.

As we are approaching the deadline of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the end of 2015, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is calling for your continued efforts to support the health-related […]

Kontiki 2015 Cape West

30.03.2015
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The annual Kontiki Event took place in Cape West this past weekend.  The theme was taken from the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.  The photo is a three-generational Kontiki picture:  Daughter Shirley – Brownie Guider and assisting with Kontiki, Jean Dunn – Cape Wests’s Regional Commissioner and granddaughter Roxy (Shirley’s daughter) – first time on Cape Point’s raft. The girls had a wonderful weekend … Guiding rocks!!
In the competition 4 Guide teams were in the top 10 and all 6 were in the top 20 out of 27.  Needless to say the Cape Westers are thrilled.  The weekend […]

NATIONAL WATER WEEK – MAKE EVERY DROP COUNT

20.03.2015
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Imagine if you turned on the tap and nothing happened. Many of us never stop to think about where our water come from. South Africa is a water-scarce country and it’s up to all of us to look after it. National Water Week (16-22 March) and World Water Day (22 March) is a perfect time to start thinking about this life-giving resource. Girls in Guiding can participate in the Motsweding –Water is Life Project. The National Lottery Development Trust Fund has given GIRL GUIDES South Africa a grant which enables girls and young women […]