High Atlas Foundation

The High Atlas Foundation (HAF) is a Moroccan association and a U.S. 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by former Peace Corps Volunteers, and is dedicated to participatory grassroots human development in disadvantaged areas in Morocco, mostly rural. HAF received United Nations Special Consultative Status in 2011. HAF's team is comprised mostly of Moroccans with some international members. Using a participatory approach, HAF works to establish development projects in Morocco that local communities design and manage, and that are in partnership with government and non-government agencies. HAF is committed to facilitating, and training facilitators in, the participatory approac...
Nov 12, 2014

End of separate Essaouira project

Dear Friends, 

In an effort to streamline our use of the GlobalGiving platform, we are closing the Cultural Preservation & Coexistence in Essaouira project. Efforts in the field will continue, however the project will no longer be an individual project on the GlobalGiving site. 

If you wish to continue support such efforts, you may do so via the Organic Fruit Tree and Medicinal Herb Nurseries project. Please note that if you are providing a reoccuring contribution, you can transfer your donation and continue to support the High Atlas Foundation and the Moroccan communities. 

We would like to extend our most sincere appreciation for your continued support and we look forward to furthering our collaborations. 

May you have a wonderful day, 

Jacqueline 

Oct 9, 2014

End of separate Co-op project

Dear Friends, 

In an effort to streamline our use of the GlobalGiving platform, we are closing the specific project to support Girls and Women's Co-ops in Morocco. Efforts in the field will continue, however the project will no longer be an individual project on the GlobalGiving site. 

We will be continuing these efforts under the fruit tree and medicinal herb nurseries project. Please note that if you are providing a reoccuring contribution, you can transfer your donation and continue to support the High Atlas Foundation and the Moroccan communities. 

We would like to extend our most sincere appreciate for your continued support and we look forward to furthering our collaborations. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at haf@highatlasfoundation.org. 

May you have a wonderful day, 

Jacqueline 

Oct 8, 2014

Water is the source of life

Good day and we hope all is well from the team here at the High Atlas Foundation.

As many of you know, proper water resource management is essential to ensuring sustainable development. Water resource management can improve health and sanitation, provide opportunities to generate income, protect against and improve resilience to natural disasters, etc. Water is the source of life.

It is therefore that the High Atlas Foundation, in collaboration with the Global Diversity Foundation and RESING, are conducting a water management study in the Imegdal commune (Al Haouz province) and Ait M’hamed commune (Azilal province). This study will elaborate an action plan for water resource management, including the inputs of all stakeholders who manage water including the Provincial Direction of Agriculture, Commission of Water and Forests, the Hydraulic Basin Agency and the Equipment and Communal Directions. Field analysis is underway. HAF is looking forward to sharing the action plan once established.

Additionally, our Project Manager Abderrahim Ouarghidi recently participated in a water conference where techniques, guidance and experiences were shared. HAF will continue to ensure that proper water management is conducted for all agricultural infrastructures.

Here at the High Atlas Foundation we are very excited about the direction we plan to go with water projects. We are strongly prioritizing water management projects and looking forward to the life altering development we can provide to Moroccan communities with your support.

 

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