Help us to provide support and opportunities to girls and young women across the region
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS)
The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the official umbrella organization for the national Girl Guide and Girl Scout organizations. It comprises more than 150 Member Organizations (MOs), which are organized into five regions i.e. Africa, Arab, Asia Pacific, Europe and Western Hemisphere. Altogether, WAGGGS has approximately 10 million members and is the largest voluntary movement dedicated to girls and young women in the world.
Through its MOs, WAGGGS provides girls and young women with a high quality non-formal education programme, including training in life skills, leadership and decision making.
亞太之友Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS (FAPW)
It was the vision of Dato' Dr. Juseon Byun during her term as Chairman of the Asia Pacific Committee that a Friends group be formed to enable membership donations to be used to support the work of the Asia Pacific Committee. It was established in 1999.
The FAPW raises funds to support the development of Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting in the Asia Pacific Region. The FAPW provides support for the promotion of WAGGGS’ Mission in the AP Region.
A General Assembly is the official meeting of members of FAPW. A General Assembly is held once every three years at which a Working Group, consisting of six people, is elected to administer the FAPW for the ensuing three years.
At each General Assembly, the location of the next General Assembly will be announced, which as far as possible shall be in a different country. Each General Assembly provides opportunity to meet members from other countries, exchange ideas, share experiences, and enjoy travel in that country.
To raise funds for the AP Region to support projects/programmes addressing leadership training for young women.
Support Member Organizations in carrying out projects/programmes of the AP Region relating to leadership training for young women.
我們是...WHO ARE FRIENDS OF ASIA PACIFIC WAGGGS (FAPW)?
FAPW is made up of over 3000 Friends across more than 30 countries. All share the core belief of enabling girls throughout the AP Region to reach their full potential.
我可以參加嗎？CAN I JOIN?
Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS is open to any individual who supports the Vision and Mission of WAGGGS, and who donates £80 or more towards the Asia Pacific Region.
There are 8 levels of which are based on your lifetime giving (Ask us if you're not sure), so once you're eligible for one of our levels, you can be a Friend for life!
AS A FRIEND OF ASIA PACIFIC WAGGGS YOU WILL:成為亞太之友會員您可以：
透過"關注亞太之友通訊"(Focus on Friends)得知最新資訊
Support and empower girls across the Asia Pacific Region, helping them become responsible citizens of the world
Join a global group of individuals committed to empowering girls
Be kept up to date with the Focus on Friends newsletter
Receive a special pin and certificate
Receive invitations to special national and regional events
FAPW Giving Levels會員級別
設有8個級別，全部均為終生會籍 (若不清楚可向我們查詢)。只要你一加入成為其中任何級別的會員，你便成為我們一輩子的朋友。要加入,捐獻你所選的級別款項； 要升級，只需捐款你現時與所選之級別的差額。
There are eight levels, all of which are based on your lifetime giving (Ask us if you're not sure), so once you're eligible for one of our levels, you can be a Friend for life!
To join, donate the amount for your chosen level. To upgrade, pay the difference between your current level and new level.
Crystal水晶 (只供18歲以下under 18 years old only)
*Crystal members who reach 18 years old will cease membership if they do not top up the contribution to at least Silver membership level.
英鎊40 / 港幣440
£40 / HKD440
英鎊80 / 港幣880
£80 / HKD880
英鎊200 / 港幣2200
£200 / HKD2200
英鎊300 / 港幣3300
英鎊500 / 港幣5500
£500 / HKD5500
英鎊700 / 港幣7700
英鎊1000 / 港幣11000
Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS (FAPW) have created two very special awards in appreciation of continued donations beyond the membership level of Major Donor.
The FAPW Silver Award Pin and certificate are presented to members whose cumulative donations total more than £3000 (HKD33000).
The FAPW Gold Award Pin and certificate are presented to members whose cumulative donations total more than £5000 (HKD55000).
The FAPW Silver Award and the FAPW Gold Award are not membership levels but recognition and appreciation of the generosity of our members. The Awards will be presented at the FAPW General Assembly every 3 years.
官方名稱及徽號 The official name and logo
香港亞太之友 Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS Hong Kong (FAPW Hong Kong)
By January 2022, FAPW Working Group announced the official name and logo of all member countries and cities. Both size and colour are also fixed.
香港亞太之友20周年慶典會員歡聚午宴 暨 會員章及證書頒發
20th Anniversary Celebration Member Gathering cum Luncheon
October 9, 2022
為慶況香港亞太之友成立20週年，我們舉辦會員歡聚午宴，籍此更進行會員章及證書頒發。我們邀請了香港總監李細燕女士BBS JP擔任主禮嘉賓。除了獲得卞柱仙博士, 工作小組主席Ching及世界女童軍協會亞太地區委員會主席Ms Chempaka送來的祝賀，更收到其他國家的祝福。是次聚會是疫情以來首個的大型活動，所有出席會員及嘉賓都盡興以歸。
In order to celebrate the foundation of FAPW Hong Kong for 20 years, we held a member gathering luncheon, as well as the membership pin & certificate presentation ceremony. We sincerely invited HKGGA Chief Commissioner Ms Jeanne Lee as our Guest of Honor. Dr. Juseon, the Chairman of Working Group, Ching, and WAGGGS Asia Pacific Regional Committee Chairman Ms Chempaka send us greeting messages, we also received warm messages from other countries. This was the first event from pandemic, all participants and guest were enjoyable and had a great time.
FAPW (HK) Members Annual Meeting
Affected by society event, the Annual Meeting was postponed. A cooking class was taught by Yvonne Lam, our secretary, baked 2 pastry snacks. All members delighted with the successful of baking food.
HKGGA Annual Parade
We sent 10 members to participle the parade team. Thank you for your support.
MEETING WITH WAGGGS
世界女童軍協會亞太區執委會主席Marybelle Demot Marinas及世界女童軍協會聯繫經理Grace Tam到香港公幹，並與香港亞太之友執委會委員會面，更邀得亞太區執委會委員亞太之友負責人，佘徐瑞蘭一同出席會議。
The Chair of Asia Pacific Regional Committee, Marybelle Demot Marinas and Relationship Manager at World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, Grace Tam visited Hong Kong for business. They had a meeting with FAPW Hong Kong Committee, and also Member, Asia Pacific Regional Committee & Committee Liaison person with FAPW Working Group, Winnie She was invited to join the meeting.
FAPW(HK) Memebers Annual Meeting
FAPW HK Chapter Members Annual General Meeting finished successfully. Thank you for your support.
Nagoya, Japan Trip
FAPW HK will hold a trip to Nagoya, Japan. Great thanks to Mrs Masako Kajiura (Former Coordinator of FAPW Japan) for assisting to plan the event. We will meet Friends of AP WAGGGS in Nagoya Prefecture. The itinerary is prepared by Mie Prefecture Travel Agency. This is a special route designed for us.
Helena May Fun Afternoon Tea
梅夫人婦女會與香港女童軍總會同樣在 1916 年成立，至今已有一百年歷史。與香港女童軍有著深厚關係。而屹立於花園道的會址，1993年更被古物古蹟辦事處評定為古蹟文物之一，裡裡外外均帶有濃烈的英倫及殖民地色彩。活動當日共有24位會員出席。Sir David Akers-Jones及本會顧問Mrs Ruby Master亦有出席。當天有3位新會員加入。
The Helena May and the Hong Kong Girl Guides have a very close relationship. Hong Kong Girl Guides and the Helena May celebrated the Centenary together in 2016. Its style matched the colonial architecture around the building. In 1993, the exterior of The Helena May was declared a heritage building by the Antiquities and Monuments Office of Hong Kong.
We are total in 24 members, including Sir David Akers-Jones and Mrs Ruby Master were there together. And 3 new members encolled in the event.
SUPPORT MONGOLIA EVENt
The Girl Scout Association of Mongolia is pleased to invite FAPW members and individuals to the inaugural FAPW Support Mongolia Event which will include the FAPW Membership Ceremony and Mongolia Night Bazaar.
Lunar New Year Gathering
cum BBQ Fun
We held a Lunar New Year Gathering cum BBQ Fun in February. There were 45 members and friends participated. We all enjoyed the progammes and the weather.
Membership Meeting of FAPW (Hong Kong)
FAPW HK Chapter’s new committee was elected during Membership Meeting in September, 2017.
We rely on the dedication and hard work of our volunteers to raise money for girls across the Asia Pacific Region
Royal Patron of FAPW
Her Majesty The Queen of Malaysia Princess Azizah Iskandar
Her Majesty The Queen of Malaysia Princess Azizah Iskandar is the patron of Friends of Asia Pacific WAGGGS. She contributes her time and expertise to supporting our wonderful cause, and regularly attends our regional events and gatherings.
Founder of FAPW
Dato' Dr. Juseon Byun
來自韓國的Dato' Dr. Juseon Byun曾是亞太區委員會主席。於1999年，她組織一群有心人，透過會員之捐獻來支援亞太的工作。並命名為「亞太之友」。
Dato' Dr. Juseon Byun (Korean) was the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Committee years ago. In 1999, she organized a friends group to enable membership donations to be used to support the work of the Asia Pacific Committee. It is named as "Friends Of Asia Pacific".
FAPW Working Group工作小組
The significant role of the FAPW Working Group is to promote membership and work of the FAPW. During each General Assembly of the FAPW, a Working Group of six members are elected for a three year term.
The current Working Group was elected in 2020, and consist of:
Ching Ching Wee-Ong - Chair, Australia
Nighat Arshad - Vice-Chair, Pakistan
Hiroko Doi Member, Japan
HyangAh Lee, Hannah Member, Korea
Sammy Yuquico Member, Philippines
Prarthana Liyanage Member and APR Liaison Person, Sri Lanka
Hong Kong Executive Committee 香港執委會
Members will vote the new committee of 5 people during the Membership Meeting
Including 1 Country Coordinator, 1 Secretary, 1 Treasurer, 2 committee members
All posts and Country Coordinator will be elected in another committee meeting
The term is 3 years
be our member成為會員
We welcome you to be one of our part. Don't hessitate to download the application form, fill in and submit to committee with donation..
We always appreciate the generosity and involvement of people like you, with every contribution going towards making girls and young women in Asia Pacific Region even better.