Africa Scout Region

Scouting in Africa is among the leading youth movements in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over 4.5 million young people and more than 620,000 adult volunteers are registered in the region. The Africa Scout Region has among the highest number of Member Organizations in the world. It supports 40 National Scout Organizations, and is also home to seven potential members. 

Member Organizations
4.5 million+
Adult volunteers
Youth registered as Scouts in Africa

Our Initiatives

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The project responds to food crises facing countries in Africa by equipping the youth with agricultural skills to produce their own food.

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unguvu initiative

Unguvu, which means “strength through unity” in Swahili, strengthens existing Africa-Europe partnerships and creates new ones. It is the first multilateral project of its kind between the African and European Scout Regions. 

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This digital participation platform lets communities make their voices heard on issues that they care about in real time. Leaders can then response and make decisions based on the latest information.

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Scouts Mobilize to Support Cyclone Freddy Emergency Response
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World Scouting/Madagascar
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Africa Scout Day celebrations at the Univeristy of Nairobi on 11 March 2023
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World Scout Bureau
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Africa partnerships and resource mobilization workshop
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© World Scout Bureau / Nelson Opany
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Africa Scout Foundation
World Scout Bureau Africa Support Centre
Rowallan National Scouts Camp Kibera Drive, Opposite ASK Jamhuri Park Gate “E”
+254 20 245 09 85, +254 728 496 553, +254 738 945 346
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