about the girls’ brigade
The Girls’ Brigade (GB) is a Christian, international charity working alongside girls and young women of every background, ability and culture.
Since our foundation in 1893, GB has become known worldwide as a fun, interesting, challenging and relevant provider of activities, skills, care and Christian love for hundreds of thousands of young people.
GB is led by Christian women from local churches. These leaders are trained volunteers who are committed to providing a regular meeting time of activities and skills for girls and young women. GB groups (companies) usually meet on a weekly evening in churches, schools and community centres.
the GB programme follows
This stands for ‘SPES’ which is the Latin word for ‘Hope’. The ‘Hope’ that we have for the future of each and every girl who undertakes badgework with GB.
Worldwide (GB operates in over 60 countries) the charity seeks to enable girls and young women to develop in confidence, ability, friendship and citizenship, and is committed to nurturing the unique value of every girl in its care.