New Girls’ Brigade in Uganda
Published on November 11, 2014
Girls’ Brigade International is excited to report that we have a new company of Girls’ Brigade being formed in Uganda. This is the story of how it happened!
Gertrude has been pioneering education and opportunities for girls in a rural Masaka area of Uganda. As a result 250 pupils are now enrolled in a school that is still being built! Gertrude (aged 30) is director of the school, and has a real concern for issues facing girls in her country. Using the internet, she discovered GB last year and as a result our team leader for Africa (International Vice-President, Priscilla) and a GB trainer from Zambia (Mary) travelled to the area in October to work with Gertrude to train and equip a group of women to launch Girls’ Brigade in the school and at the local church.
Gertrude believes that GB will help transform the lives of girls in the area, and it’s exciting to share news that the Anglican Dean in the area joined the team to enroll the 2 new Girls’ Brigade groups. Priscilla says:
‘Gertrude’s passion and determination inspired me. She needs lots of prayer and moral support to make a difference in this community. I feel blessed to have been able to answer this call to see GB begin in this rural area’.
This is a story about Girls' Brigade Africa
Girls’ Brigade Africa is represented in 12 countries on the African continent with a membership of almost 30,000. Africa is full of diversity in culture and ministries which makes it a unique continent.
International Vice President: Pasellah P. Penny
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