Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara

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The Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara, the national federation of three Scouting organizations of Madagascar, was founded in 1921, and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1960. The coeducational Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara has 9,449 members as of 2004.

Members of the federation are

The two latter organizations are also members of the Skotisma Zazavavy eto Madagasikara - Fédération du Scoutisme Féminin de Madagascar, the national Guiding federation, which is a member of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts.

All three associations in this Federation are community development oriented and there are several development centers in the capital and the provinces.

Scouts take an active part in rural education and help with instruction in adult literacy classes. They also help during national disasters, undertaking relief projects, rescuing farmers during flooding, and rounding up cattle to move them to high land.


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