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HAF completed its 1 Million Tree Goal in January 2014, and has since launched a 1 Billion Tree Campaign. Join us in breaking the cycle of subsistence agriculture.

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HAF works in rural areas of Morocco to target the most marginalized communities.

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With support from HAF’s expert field staff, communities are given the tools and knowledge to take on their most difficult development challenges.

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Infrastructural development is key to bringing communities clean drinking water, improving learning conditions in schools, and increasing agricultural efficiency and production.

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HAF’s grassroots approach engages community members throughout the entire development cycle, from planning to implementation and evaluation.

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HAF’s experiential training approach increases the impact of development and enables projects to achieve scale.

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Income-generating projects empower vulnerable community members and help to break the cycle of poverty.

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HAF programs engage marginalized youth and provide essential educational opportunities.

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HAF created a social enterprise, High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), which takes an environmentally friendly approach to food security and prosperity.

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HAF is dedicated to benefiting disadvantaged communities and groups, especially women and youth, throughout Morocco.

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Defining Empowerment
By Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir HAF President   Various perspectives exist on the relationship between...
Women's status in Morocco and the historical struggle
  By Gal Kramarski HAF Intern Graduate Student   Amongst processes of democratization, traditions and...
What a Palestinian can Learn from Morocco
Marwa Natsheh   Through her internship in Morocco, the writer has been inspired to think...
Women’s empowerment in Agbalo
    By Gal Kamarski  HAF Inter, Graduate Student    Last week, our staff,...
Presenting Tororde, a village of challenges and possibilities
    Jan Thibaut HAF Intern, graduate student   Another pretty productive and successful day...
Sami's Project to Empower Kids - 10 years in
Dr. Rachid El Kouhen, Sami’s father This year we commemorate the 10 year anniversary of...
Community Assessments in the Vallée d’Azzaden.
By Jan T.  HAF Intern  Rachid and I visit the often overlooked villages of the...
FRÉ AND HAF PARTNER FOR WOMEN’S CULTIVATION AND OWNERSHIP OF ARGAN TREES
  By Max Bone Social Media Team Memeber    The High Atlas Foundation is...
Community Service Workshop in Ben Guerir
  By Fatima Zahra Laaribi On the 11th and 12th of September 2017, three...
OCP’s Workshop on Volunteerism
  By Errachid Montassir HAF Project Manager At the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in the...
“The Not-so-Ugly Americans”
      By Max Bone Social Media Team Member   I am sharing an...
Setti Fadma meeting
Setti Fadma Meeting   By Ulrica Muffatto HAF summer intern         On...
My first solo participatory meeting in Tororde, Azzaden Valley
My first solo participatory meeting in Tororde, Azzaden Valley Another big day today: my first...
Our time in Azzaden Valley
  By Maurice Polczynski and Jana Kaben The Azzaden Valley is part of the El...
Ecosia's recounting of their trip with HAF
The green hills that used to surround the Moroccan cities of Fez, Ifran and Oujda...
Problem solving in Ouikaimeden
On Monday the 9th of August, we went with Amina, Project Manager at High Atlas...
Volunteerism and youth policies
By Fatima Zahra Laarbi On Tuesday, the 25th of July at Hotel Mogador Opera Marrakech, two...
Investing in people to invest in progress
Hello there! Ellen, here, HAF’s social media intern from Berkeley, California. I have spent...
Exploring Partnerships and Projects
   By Kimberlee John HAF Summer Internship During the week of 07/07/17,  I spent Wednesday and...
Ifrane Nursery Progress
    By Lloyd Farley  HAF Inter, Fes  In the field of development, it is not...
HAF’s future project in Youssoufia
  By Erracid Montassir  HAF Project Manager- Marrakesh  Among the upcoming projects with communities in...
Eid Mubarak in Tassa Ouirgane
   Celebrating the end of Ramadan in a rural village and planning the future...
HAF Hosts Community Meetings in the Marrakesh Mellah
HAF and Partners Facilitate Renewal of the Historic Marrakech Mellah Over traditional Iftor meals during Ramadan, HAF,...
Start of my immersive experience in Tassa Ouirgane
        By Jan Thibaut HAF Intern, Graduate Student in International Development  ...

PROGRAMS

Women's Empowerment

HAF projects help to empower women so that they may benefit in the socioeconomic and political spheres. 

  • Organic agriculture

    Organic agriculture

    HAF and communities, with the social enterprise High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), create initiatives that span the entire agricultural cycle – from nurseries and markets to the farming of certified organic raw and value-added products.
  • Youth

    Youth

    HAF and community partners give Moroccan schoolchildren and youth access to greater educational opportunities by improving school infrastructure and increasing learning potential.
  • Clean drinking water

    Clean drinking water

     HAF successfully addresses water access challenges for rural communities and schools throughout Morocco.
  • Clean energy

    Clean energy

    HAF and community partners are developing several new sustainable innovations, such as the production of biomass briquettes. These clean energy alternatives provide creative solutions to Morocco’s toughest challenges.
  • Training

    Training

    HAF’s experiential training ensures sustainable access to knowledge and skills and focuses on the diffusion of these benefits throughout communities.
  • Women’s programs

    Women’s programs

    HAF projects work to combat the traditional socioeconomic marginalization of women by helping them identify their community needs and creating projects to achieve their goals.
  • Cultural diversity

    Cultural diversity

    HAF promotes intercultural partnerships and collaboration towards a common goal: sustainable human development.          
  • HA3: HAF’s social enterprise
     HAF’s award winning social enterprise covers the organic agriculture cycle from nurseries to market. Organic certification increases household incomes, and enables reinvestment into additional in human development projects.

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HafFdtn Out of 20 women in Ourika, only one woman knew what Moudawana, the Moroccan family code is. Why is this?
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HafFdtn For the first time, HAF Imagine/Moudawana facilitators have integrated the Moroccan family code into our empowerment workshops.
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HafFdtn At the Imagine/Moudawana empowerment workshops we conduct in with women their young daughters and toddlers, they are crucial!
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HafFdtn Empowerment of individuals is a journey that transforms how one sees themselves, their communities and the world.
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HafFdtn The voice of women in communities must drive change. Nothing can succeed if they are not involved in decision-making and action.
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HafFdtn In the participatory process, people can not be treated as props. They must be the ones identifying problems, and formulating solutions.
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HafFdtn By engaging in the participatory process, individuals are given the ability not just to have a voice, but to have a lasting impact.
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HAF in Morocco

High Atlas Foundation
4 Rue Qadi AyaadAl Manar 4A - 3rd floor - Appt. 12 El Harti, Guéliz, MARRAKESH 40.000 - Morocco

Tel: +212 (0)5 24 42 08 21
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HAF in US

High Atlas Foundation
High Atlas Foundation 332 Bleecker Street, #K110, NEW YORK, NY 10014
USA

Phone: +1 (646) 688-2946
Fax: +1 (646) 786-4780

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