Educate 1300 Girls by Restoring Marrakech Gardens

 
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Educate 1300 Girls by Restoring Marrakech Gardens

Educate 1300 Girls by Restoring Marrakech Gardens
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The grounds of the Lalla Aouda Saadia School

The grounds of the Lalla Aouda Saadia School
With limited resources and time, the staff at the school cannot cultivate the extensive grounds, and much of the campus is littered and overgrown. (view small | med | large | orig)

Litter on campus

Litter on campus
In a city known for its gardens, the students study in a learning environment that gives little indication of the rich cultural history of the location. (view small | med | large | orig)

Students begin cleaning up

Students begin cleaning up
Wanting to cultivate a space that inspires young minds to grow, the students, teachers and staff have begun the process of beautifying and rehabilitating their campus. (view small | med | large | orig)

Designing a courtyard garden

Designing a courtyard garden
As a first step, the students decided to plant a central garden in a courtyard at the school. Every step was meticulously planned, including the design of the garden. (view small | med | large | orig)

Creating their own space

Creating their own space
As with this small garden, the students will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the larger gardens to be planted during this project. (view small | med | large | orig)

It's a team effort

It's a team effort
All of the girls at the Lalla Aouda Saadia school will help with the garden restoration project, learning valuable horticultural skills in the process. (view small | med | large | orig)

Planting their future

Planting their future
Not only will students learn about plants through the garden project; they will learn other valuable skills, like cooperation, that will last them a lifetime. (view small | med | large | orig)

Providing a well-rounded education

Providing a well-rounded education
The garden will not only inspire a greater appreciation for the environment, it will provide a space for creativity and the arts. (view small | med | large | orig)

A place for the arts

A place for the arts
The gardens will provide an extended classroom for the students and a venue for artistic performances and art workshops. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Marina Aman Sham

Boulder, CO United States

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