Save Moroccan Kids from Abandonment

by SOS Children's Villages Morocco (SOS Villages d'Enfants Maroc)
Save Moroccan Kids from Abandonment


This project in Laayoune, Morocco provides training to 40 single mothers from disadvantaged areas to improve their living conditions and strengthen their technical and emotional capabilities. Classes and training in cooking, hair dressing, and dressmaking will help the mothers find employment or income-generating activities, and ensure the welfare of their children (100 children).The project aims to prevent child abandonment and exploitation, and involves partnerships with local association.

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Children in Morocco, especially those from single-parent families, are in danger of losing their family support and falling into a situation of exclusion. These children come from households where the father is absent and their mothers struggle to care for their families and make ends meet. Single mothers in Morocco are often in precarious situations and rejected by their communities. These 100 children from laayoune need your help to prevent abandonment and protect their rights.


This project helps single-parent families in laayoune by providing material and psychological assistance,as well as education and training opportunities for the mothers. The goal is to improve living conditions for these families and empower the mothers to achieve autonomy and provide for their children. The program focuses on strengthening the technical and emotional capacities of single mothers and supporting their economic independence through vocational training and professional integration.

Long-Term Impact

Education is a mean to break the cycle of marginalization, poverty, violence and family breakdown and it helps children to develop the necessary capabilities they need to life in dignity and with respect. Education empowers women with the knowledge, skills and self-confidence necessary to find jobs and ensure their children's basic needs. Education is also essential for these children to grow up and become trained and efficient adults who won't have any integration problems.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


Organization Information

SOS Children's Villages Morocco (SOS Villages d'Enfants Maroc)

Location: Casablanca, Grand Casablanca - Morocco
Project Leader:
Lamiae Moutrib
Casablanca , Casablanca Morocco
$2,467 raised of $135,000 goal
59 donations
$132,533 to go
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