THE INTERNATIONAL GATHERING 2017

The Fellowship Leader's Conference 2017

05.08.2017 - 10:00 o'clock

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GB Africa History Archives

The seventh International conference of the Girls Brigade was held in Australia in 1998.  The Girls Brigade International was divided into Five Fellowships.  Africa, Asia, Pacific, Europe and,  Carribean and Americas.

Mrs. Ruth Chikasa from GB Zambia was elected as the first International Vice President ( Africa ), Mrs Ethelwyne Petersen as the Vice Chairperson for Africa and  Mrs .Pasellah  Priscilla Penny was elected as the Fellowship Treasurer.

Africa first met as a continent before the introduction of Fellowships in Zambia in 1992.   The Second conference was held in Kenya and the Third in Zimbabwe... Read more


GB Africa Report Archives

Fellowship Report 2012

Fellowship Mission statement/goals:

The Fellowship is made up of twelve countries in the continent of Africa. Only seven countries were active during the period in question. The active countries are Ghana, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our Mission based on Hebrews 10:24 -25 is:

  • To promote equal partnership and extension work, strengthening one another and Incorporating our Diverse cultures to promote member’s growth in Christ.


The Goal for 2012 was to Bring back the countries that were not active in 2011 and before.

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Minutes of the Africa Council 2012 in Tanzania, Musoma from 13 to 17 August 2012


Girls Camp Livingstone, Zambia, April 2009

In April 2009, Africa held its first ever girls  camp in Livingstone, Zambia.  The theme of  the conference was “ More than Rubies “  based on Proverbs 10:9-10 (NIV).  
Having flown from Harare to Victoria Falls, I  had to cross  the mighty Zambezi River into  Zambia to Livingstone by Road.  The  journey from the Airport to the Victoria Falls  Town was breathtaking as I could see the  mist from the Victoria Falls .  The water  levels are high during April through to May  and its the best time to visit the Falls !!   After  two hours of frantically trying to  connect with my hosts and a 40 minute  walk to the Boarder post,  I finally met up with Martha Sinyangwe ( GB Zambia,  Assistant Secretary ) ... Read more

RSA CONFERENCE JUNE,  2009
I had the opportunity to join South Africa at their Officer’s conference and AGM in June, 2009, in Port Elizabeth.

I travelled by Road from Zimbabwe and the journey took 48 hours arriving in Port Elizabeth around 5:00 AM, two days after leaving home.   I could have been blown off as I got off the bus !!! It was so Windy and cold ... Read more

TANZANIA TRAINING SEPTEMBER, 2009
I flew to Dar and connected to Mwanza.  Was met at the Airport by Felistus and spent the night a a Catholic Centre in Mwanza.  Early morning the following day we caught a bus to.  It was a 3 hour drive on the bus.  Africa is all the same, the scenery of thatched houses along the highway, rice fields and lots of cattle.  When we arrived at the bus station, we caught a lift on a Motorbike to Helen’s House... Read more