- Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara
name =Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara
caption =Scout Federation of Madagascar
World Organization of the Scout Movement
The Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara, the national federation of three
Scoutingorganizations of Madagascar. Scouting in Madagascar was started in 1921 under the auspices of the respective French organizations. The federation was founded in 1959 and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movementin 1960. The coeducational Firaisan'ny Skotisma eto Madagasikara has 14,990 members as of 2008.cite web |title=Triennial Report 2005-2008 |url=http://scout.org/en/content/download/11615/94838/file/Triennial_Report_EN.pdf |publisher=World Organization of the Scout Movement |accessdate=2008-07-13]
Members of the federation are
Antilin'i Madagasikara(Catholic, boys only)
Kiadin'i Madagasikara- Eclaireuses et Eclaireurs de Madagascar (interreligious, coeducational)
Mpanazava sy Tily eto Madagasikara- Eclaireuses et Eclaireurs Unionistes de Madagascar (Protestant Unionist Scouts of Madagascar, coeducational)
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.
Scout Mottois "Sois Prêt" (Be Prepared) or "Toujours Prêt" (Always Prepared) in French, depending on the organization.
The Scout emblems of each association incorporate the national colors of the
flag of Madagascar.
Skotisma Zazavavy eto Madagasikara
* [http://www.antily.org/ Website of the Antilin'i Madagasikara] mg icon
* [http://antily.liana-mada.net/index.php non-official website of the Antilin'i Madagasikara] fr icon
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