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IMAGINE workshop in Timoulilt

By Afaf Errafa, HAF Volunteer Women in the Taymate Cooperative participate in an Imagine empowerment workshop. Photo by HAF. The Taymate Cooperative benefited from a self-empowerment program for women in Timoulilt (Azilal province, Beni Mellal-khenifra region) called “Imagine Workshop.” Taymate, meaning “sisterhood” in Tamazight, is an agricultural cooperative created in 2008, composed of 20 members

Student Volunteer Makes Memories with El Kebab Women

by Aida Errafa, HAF student volunteer Women in El Kebab province participate in an IMAGINE empowerment workshop. Photo credit: HAF Thanks to the partnership between the High Atlas Foundation (HAF) and Sultan Mulay Sliman University, and as a student of the National School of Commerce and Management, I had the chance to volunteer with a

Training Family Literacy Instructors

by Ayoub Mellouki, student volunteer, National School of Trade and Business (Beni Mellal) The three days that I spent with twenty women from the Beni Mellal-Khenifra region training to be literacy instructors went by in a flash. What a great experience it was to meet all of them representing their tribes, everyone with a special

Women’s Empowerment Workshop in Demnate

By Fatima Zahrae Lahlou As a student at the National School of Commerce and Management, I volunteered in an empowerment workshop under the supervision of the High Atlas Foundation in the city of Demnat. A women’s cooperative group led by Mrs. N. participated in the workshop. She is the one who contacted the members of

AL Yed Al Wahida members are discovering themselves

Written by: Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Women of Al Yad Al Wahida cooperative during the rooms’ exercise.  Photo by: Bouchra Zine/HAF Twenty-four female beneficiaries aged 22 to 60 in Zaouiat Cheikh commune (Beni Mellal province) participated in an IMAGINE empowerment workshop through the High Atlas Foundation’s Family Literacy program. The local authorities granted the cooperative

HAF Family Literacy Team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra conducts a participatory approach workshop and community mapping in Tinfidine village, Azilal province

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Female beneficiaries in Tinfidine village engage in community mapping exercises during a participatory workshop conducted by the HAF Family Literacy Team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra, Photo credit: HAF team On April 18, 2022, the HAF Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra went to Tinfidine village, Iseksi commune, Azilal province, in order

HAF Family Literacy team facilitates participatory action in Fquih Ben Salah

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Members of the Akhawat El Kharouba cooperative attend a participatory approach workshop conducted by the HAF Family Literacy team in Ouled Ali El Ouad village. Photo: Bouchra Zine/HAF On April 15, 2022, 17 members of the Akhawat El Kharouba cooperative benefited from a participatory approach workshop conducted by the HAF

HAF Family Literacy team conducts a workshop with the Yamna cooperative in Beni Mellal-Khénifra

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Members of the Yamna cooperative participate in a workshop conducted by the HAF Family Literacy team on April 8, 2022. Photo: HAF On April 8, 2022, 16 members of Yamna Cooperative benefited from a participatory approach workshop conducted by the HAF Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khénifra. The workshop took

HAF Family Literacy team conducts participatory planning in Ouled Brahim, Beni Mellal-Khenifra

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Women of Ouled Brahim village participate in an IMAGINE Workshop, conducted by the HAF Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra. Photo: Bouchra Zine/HAF  On April 11, 2022, the HAF Family Literacy team in Béni Mellal-Khénifra went to Ouled Brahim village, Boulanoire commune, Khouribga province in order to conduct a participatory

Participatory Approach: Boutghdiwt village

By Ilham Safi, HAF Program Assistant On April 7, 2022, HAF staff visited Boutghdiwt village in the Khénifra province of Morocco. Here, 24 local women from two cooperatives, the Boutghdiwt Cooperative for Development and the Boutghdiwt Cooperative for Goat Farming, attended and benefited from a participatory workshop facilitated by the HAF Family Literacy team. Both

HAF Family Literacy team attends the 3rd International Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Beni-Mellal

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator Program Coordinator Bouchra Zine during her presentation at the International Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, March 14, 2022, Photo credit: HAF team. On March 14, 2022, the HAF Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra was invited to attend the 3rd International Symposium on Innovation and Entrepreneurship held by the National

HAF Family Literacy team conducts participatory approach workshops in Ait Bouguemez, Azilal province

By Bouchra Zine, Program Coordinator April 12, 2022, 15 women from Talsnant village benefited from a participatory approach workshop conducted by the HAF Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra. The workshop took place in Ait Bouguemez village, Tabant commune, Azilal province. Nine attendees were members of the Tighermin cooperative, but there were some women from

Women of Taymat Cooperative of Zaouit Cheikh Determine Their Priorities with HAF Literacy Team

By Sanae Benaadim Women of Taymat Cooperative in Zaouit Cheikh meet to create an action plan Photo Credit: Ilham Safi Four women from the Taymat Cooperative and an additional seven women from their village of Zaouit Cheikh met with the High Atlas Foundation’s Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal province to discuss their priorities. The

Ahbab village in Ait Mhamed commune, Azilal

By Sanae Benaadim The EU Family Literacy team members met with 24 women of the Ahbab village in Ait Mhamed commune in Azilal province: 8 women from Abrid Nlkhair Cooperative and 16 others. The beneficiaries are real artists who have focused on artisanal work since childhood. Every Ahbab’s mother teaches her daughter the way to

From the unknown to TV channels

Written by : Ilham SAFI Excerpt from a national newspaper  Ittou said, “I am an old woman with the mind of a young child. When I think of a subject, I have the determination to implement it and achieve the goal.” Ittou Ouamou is the president of the YAMNA cooperative for the packaging of agricultural products

Participatory Approach in El Kebab

By : Ilham SAFI في 28 مارس 2022 ، شاركت 22 امرأة من تعاونية القباب للخياطة في ورشة المقاربة التشاركية  بدوار القباب بإقليم خنيفرة ، قام بتيسيرها فريق مؤسسة الأطلس الكبير لمحو الأمية الأسري ببني ملال خنيفرة بشراكة مع الاتحاد الأوروبي قام خمسة أعضاء (أربع نساء ورجل) بتأسيس التعاونية في عام 2021 إلى جانب 20

Participatory Workshop with Wardat Al Atlas Cooperative

By Ilham Safi( Program Assistant) Women of Wardat al Atlas Cooperative in Ouaouizerth participate in a workshop with the EU Family Literacy program Photo credit: Sanae Benaadim (Program manager). On March 30, 2022, Wardat Al Atlas cooperative engaged in a participatory approach meeting held by the EU Family Literacy team of Beni Mellal for the

IMAGINE Workshop in Zaouiat Cheikh Commune, Beni Mellal Province

By Bouchra Zine To realize cooperative YAMNA’s hope of starting literacy classes, the HAF Family Literacy in Beni Mellal-Khenifra  team conducted a four-day IMAGINE empowerment workshop in Zaouiat Cheikh commune, Beni Mellal province, as the first step towards the big change.  The leader of YAMNA, social activist Itou, created the agricultural cooperative with her family

EU and ANLCA Representatives Visit Yamna Cooperative in Zouit Cheikh with HAF’s Family Literacy Team

Sanae Benaadim HAF Program Manager HAF and EU representatives talk with women about their experiences during the first two days of the IMAGINE workshop. March 22, 2022–During the second day of the IMAGINE workshop for Yamna Cooperative’s 18 women, they received a visit from representatives of the EU and the Agence Nationale de Lutte Contre

Ouled Brahim Imagine Workshop (Zine)

By Bouchra Zine, EU Family Literacy On the fourth of March, EU Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal- Khenifra visited Ouled Brahim village, Boulnouar commune, Khouribga province, in order to conduct an IMAGINE workshop for 21 local female beneficiaries. As any other workshop in a new place, women were a little bit shy at the

Imagine Workshop in Tinfidin village

Bouchra Zine,  HAF Program Coordinator « If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. »  Nelson Mandela In regard to Nelson Mandela’s sentiment, the EU Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra didn’t hesitate to

Community Meetings in the Beni Mellal Region

By Bouchra Zine Family Literacy Program Field Officer On Wednesday February 9, 2022, two members of the Family Literacy Program team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra went to Ait Oum El Bakht commune, Beni Mellal province, to meet el Khlifa there. Mr. Mohammed Abdeladim kindly hosted the High Atlas Foundation (HAF) team and continued to express gratitude

Family Literacy Meeting in Ouaouizert

By Ilham Safi and Bouchra Zine,  Family Literacy in Beni Mellal-Khenifra Team Women of Ouaouizeght village explore ideas for starting a cooperative Photo credit: HAF team On 3 February 2022, two members of the Family Literacy Program team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra region went to Ouaouizert village (Azilal province) in order to have a community meeting

Field visit to Oulad Ali Louad Cooperative

By Ilham Safi, Family Literacy Assistant Program Manager The Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra held a community meeting with the very welcoming members and beneficiaries of the Akhawat El Kharouba cooperative, El Bradia municipality, Fkih Ben Saleh province. There was a good reception and listening. They also liked the program, especially the opportunity for

Tinfidin Community Meeting

By Bouchra Zine Family Literacy Field Officer A recent field visit took place in Tinfidin village, Iseksi commune, Azilal province. The Family Literacy team in Beni Mellal-Khenifra had a community meeting with a group of local villagers. They were very welcoming. At the beginning, the women were so afraid and shy, and they hesitated to

Community Meetings in the Khenifra Region

By Bouchra Zine Family Literacy Program Field Officer A member of the Femmes Bouleft cooperative demonstrates woven carpets Photo: HAF team On 8 February 2022, two members of the Family Literacy Program team in Beni Mellal- Khenifra went to Boutghediwt village, Sidi Yahya ou’Saad commune, Khenifra region, in order to meet two co-ops of women

Meeting with Women in Demnate Municipality

Bouchra Zine (English translation) HAF Family Literacy in Beni Mellal-Khenifra Field Officer Women in Timendwin village in a participatory meeting with the HAF team. Photo: Bouchra Zine/HAF On February 5, 2022, Family Literacy team members held a group meeting with four cooperatives in the Demnate municipality. These cooperatives are made up of a group of

Family Literacy Program Meeting in Boulenouar

By Ilham Safi HAF Family Literacy in Beni Mellal-Khenifra, Program Assistant The Family Literacy in Beni Mellal-Khenifra Team meets with representatives in Boulenouar and Khouribga Photo: Youssef Atay/HAF The HAF Family Literacy in Beni Mellal Khenifra team met on February, 7 2022 with the president of the community of Boulenouar, and they were warmly welcomed

Family Literacy in Ait Bouguemez and Ait MHamed

By Bouchra Zine  HAF Family Literacy in Beni Mellal Khenifra Field Officer Women of Nissae Aska cooperative in Ait M’hmed learn about the Family Literacy program Photo: Bouchra Zine February 4, 2022 was a long day full of encounters, sharing of experiences, and expression of feelings and future projects for the High Atlas Foundation (HAF)