Partnering with Moroccan Communities for Sustainable Development
We work in communities with shared, self-defined needs. Our unique participatory approach to community development produces measurable results.
In the 2022-23 season alone, the High Atlas Foundation supported the planting of 1,100,000 trees, benefiting 5,500 farming families. Click on any location to explore a specific project.
Support a Community Project
An adaptation of our IMAGINE workshop developed with psychologists after the September 8th earthquake, psychosocial workshops provide space for processing trauma and tools for mental, spiritual, and emotional recovery.
Agricultural Terrace Construction
Support the repair of critical agricultural infrastructure for 50 villages in the Moroccan High Atlas Mountains.
Insights From Our Work
We understand the value of sharing our learning and thoughts on sustainable community development
for the benefit of organizations and people across the MENA region.
Planting Hope: A Journey of Growth and Transformation in Ouarzazate
The sun had just begun its ascent over the rugged landscape of Marrakech as Mohammed and Errachid picked me up at my apartment at 10am. Excitement and anticipation filled the air as we headed toward Ouarzazate to join a Tree Planting Project initiated by the High Atlas Foundation (HAF) and Intelcia.
Hearts Alive in the Atlas: Aghbar Story of Hope
The High Atlas Foundation’s (HAF) engagement in the Aghbar municipality following the devastating earthquake on 8 September 2023, marks a significant step in the municipality’s journey towards recovery and resilience.
Meeting with the Union of Cooperatives of Oulad Salmane of Safi
On the first of February, members of the HAF team attended a meeting organized by the Union of Cooperatives, Regional Association for Olive Production in Safi, Association for Cultural Work and Development, and Anakhil Association for Rural Development in Oulad Salmane to present HAF’s community tree-planting program.
Leading Local & Global Sustainability
Tree-planting provides many benefits to local ecosystems and communities. By linking Moroccan farmers to the voluntary carbon market, revenue from tree-planting projects can provide a sustainable source of revenue while sequestering carbon and contributing to climate cooling.