Association des Scouts du Burundi

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Association des Scouts du Burundi
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Scout Association of Burundi
Country Burundi
Founded 1940
Membership 6,661
Affiliation World Organization of the Scout Movement
Website
http://scoutsburundi.org/[dead link]
 Scouting portal

The Association des Scouts du Burundi, the national Scouting organization of Burundi, was founded in 1940, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1979. The coeducational Association des Scouts du Burundi has 6,661 members as of 2008.[1]

The Scout program is oriented towards rural needs of the population which includes farming, reforestation, erosion control, and village health.

Program sections[edit]

  • Louveteaux (Cub Scouts) - ages 7 to 11
  • Eclaireurs (Scouts) - ages 12 to 15
  • Routiers (Rover Scouts) - ages 16 to 19

The Scout Motto is Uwe Tayari, Be Prepared in Swahili, Ube Maso in Kirundi, and Sois Prêt in French.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Triennial Report 2005-2008" (PDF). World Organization of the Scout Movement. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-09. Retrieved 2008-07-13. 

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