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USA Girl Scouts Overseas

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Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place.
USA Girl Scouts Overseas




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Young Changemakers discuss their ideas.
It’s August, which means kids are saying goodbye to summer break to go back to school next month. But 244 million kids around the world didn’t attend school last year, and millions more did not receive a quality education. Many barriers hold kids back, from navigating the classroom with a disability to experiencing food insecurity. Imagine all the future scientists, leaders and innovators we lose when millions of children can’t access a quality, consistent education. As Malala Yousafzai said, “one child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world.” Luckily, our charity partners are working to give every...

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  • Title: USA Girl Scouts Overseas – Book Swap!
  • Charity: USA Girl Scouts Overseas
  • Country: Spain
  • Photo Credit: USA Girl Scouts Overseas

Girl Scouts build community and exchange books – so everyone can expand their love of reading!

  • Title: Girl Scouts hiking in the Jordanian Desert
  • Charity: USA Girl Scouts Overseas
  • Country: Jordan
  • Photo Credit: USA Girl Scouts Overseas

No matter where in the world they are, Girl Scouts enjoy the outdoors and learning how to care for their planet!

  • Title: Girl Scouts cleaning up the beaches in Okinawa
  • Charity: USA Girl Scouts Overseas
  • Country: Japan
  • Photo Credit: USA Girl Scouts Overseas

Throughout the world, Girl Scouts take great care of the planet that sustains us all!

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Charity Impact

Hanna and girls in Bhutan
The Girl Scout Gold Award represents the highest achievement in Girl Scouting. It recognizes girls who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through remarkable Take Action projects that have sustainable impact in their communities-and beyond. One such Gold Award Scout was Hanna Chuang. Hanna was able to participate in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience, while living in Singapore, due to her involvement with USA Girl Scouts Overseas (USAGSO). Hanna’s Story: Being a Girl Scout, I have always known that every voice counts and that when more of us get involved in decision making and in shaping our world, we come up with better solutions and more opportunities for everyone. And being a girl who was born in the United States but brought up and educated in Singapore, I’ve also always known the importance of being a global citizen—someone who cares not just about the people and things right in front of you, but...