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High Atlas Foundation

Org #627
Vetted since 2006 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2000
year founded
$1,378,325
raised on GlobalGiving
17
years fundraising
5
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The High Atlas Foundation is a Moroccan association and a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by former Peace Corps Volunteers committed to furthering sustainable development. HAF supports Moroccan communities to take action in implementing human development initiatives that community beneficiaries determine and manage through a participatory approach. HAF promotes the following types of initiatives: Sustainable agriculture - Nurseries of fruit trees and wild medicinal plants, irrigation infrastructure and efficiency, organic certification, technical skills-building, carbon sequestration, and commercialization; Education - School infrastructure, gardens, and environme... read more

Project Leaders
Yossef Ben-Meir
Yossef Ben-Meir
Fatima Zahra Laaribi
Fatima Zahra Laaribi
Kaoutar Ait Lahaj
Kaoutar Ait Lahaj
Selah Randolph
Selah Randolph
Team
Yossef Ben-Meir
Organization Information
511 Sixth Avenue
#K110
New York, NY 10011
United States
(646) 688-2946
Organization Information
511 Sixth Avenue
#K110
New York, NY 10011
United States
(646) 688-2946

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Breaking Boundaries: Empowering Women's Autonomy in Anbdour and Beyond

By Jhordawna Richa | HAF Intern and UVA Student

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Morocco in 2023, the women of Anbdour faced unprecedented challenges. The loss of lives, homes, livelihoods, and access to basic necessities... Read the full report ›

June Project Report SUBMITTED BY THE HIGH ATLAS FOUNDATION, MOROCCO

By Fatima Zahra Laaribi | Lead Trainer/ psychosocial Empowerment

        I.Program Overview Description of Context and Program Purpose On September 8, 2023, a devastating magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Morocco just after 11 p.m. local... Read the full report ›

Sudden change is harmful

By Ilham Safi | HAF Psychosocial Empowerment Facilitator

On March 23rd, 2024, in the old city of Marrakesh, the High Atlas Foundation team organized a psychosocial support workshop in partnership with Project Hope for girls from different villages in the... Read the full report ›
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