Project #8783

Improve Rural Moroccan Schools: Sami's Project

by High Atlas Foundation
Dec 22, 2011

Implementing Sami's Tree Project Begins Jan. 2012

Tree planting site at Alkayrouane elementary
Tree planting site at Alkayrouane elementary

The High Atlas Foundation (HAF) is very excited that on 5 January 2012 the first fruit trees (fig and olive) of Sami's Memorial Project will be planted with the schoolchildren of Alkayrouane elementary in the town of Tahanoute (outside of Marrakech) in the Al Haouz province of Morocco.  The students will learn effective techniques for planting a tree and health related information through creative visuals.  We also anticipate that the Governor of province, Mr. Bouchaib Moutaouakil, will attend the project groundbreaking on the 5th.  HAF is also working with teachers of 4 other schools in the same province to plant fruit trees in their school environs, which is planned to be completed by mid-March.     


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Organization Information

High Atlas Foundation

Location: New York, NY - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Jacqueline Seeley
New York City and Marrakech, NY (US) & AlHaouz (Maroc) Morocco
$25,012 raised of $30,000 goal
336 donations
$4,988 to go
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