What is GOLD?
Guiding Overseas Linked with Development (GOLD) enables young
women to develop their potential and make a difference in the
world. It's a fantastic opportunity for guiding members to
travel overseas, improve their skills, experience an amazing
new culture and know that they're having a long-term
GOLD projects work in partnership with other Guide Associations
and have been making a difference for over 20 years. GOLD
delivers sustainable community-based development projects ranging
from environmental issues to teaching leadership skills.
The value and impact of GOLD has been recognised by Children and
Young People Now. GOLD has been shortlisted for a 2012 award
for Youth Volunteering.
In 2012, GOLD visited eight countries delivering projects
ranging from helping to set up a 'Rainbow' section in Sri Lanka to
developing young Leaders in Tanzania. You can now read
blogs by team Armenia, team
Guyana, team Latvia,
team Sri Lanka,
team Gambia and
Interested in GOLD?
If you are a member of Girlguiding, visit the
GOLD pages of the members' area to find out more!
If you are a WAGGGS Guiding Association and are interested in
hosting a GOLD project please email email@example.com.