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HAF completed its 1 Million Tree Goal in January 2014, and has since launched a 1 Billion Tree Campaign. Join us in breaking the cycle of subsistence agriculture.

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HAF works in rural areas of Morocco to target the most marginalized communities.

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With support from HAF’s expert field staff, communities are given the tools and knowledge to take on their most difficult development challenges.

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Infrastructural development is key to bringing communities clean drinking water, improving learning conditions in schools, and increasing agricultural efficiency and production.

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HAF’s grassroots approach engages community members throughout the entire development cycle, from planning to implementation and evaluation.

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HAF’s experiential training approach increases the impact of development and enables projects to achieve scale.

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Income-generating projects empower vulnerable community members and help to break the cycle of poverty.

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HAF programs engage marginalized youth and provide essential educational opportunities.

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HAF created a social enterprise, High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), which takes an environmentally friendly approach to food security and prosperity.

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HAF is dedicated to benefiting disadvantaged communities and groups, especially women and youth, throughout Morocco.

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Environmental and Water Campaign in Boujdour: A Project of HAF and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
 By Amina El Hajjami (HAF’s Director of Projects), Hana Ezaoui (HAF’s Project Manager in Boujdour),...
Collaborations that make a difference: Investing in rural girls
 By Errachid Montassir HAF Project manager   According to UNESCO, there are 10 million people who...
HAF on Moroccan Radio - Come listen (in Arabic)
    The Moroccan national station "Radio Plus" interviewed Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir, President of...
Global Perspectives and Shared Visions for Advancing Human Development in Morocco
 By Eliana LisuzzoProgram Assistant   A typical day’s work for the High Atlas Foundation (HAF)...
Fulfilling Moroccan Development Visions
  By Fatima Zahra LaaribiHAF Financial Manager and Women’s Empowerment Trainer  The event “Fulfilling Moroccan Development...
Effective Practices to Sustain Development in Morocco
By Kerstin Opfer   Natural landscapes are declining worldwide. Approximately 30 percent of the world’s...
Rural and Urban Economic Development Through Women’s Empowerment
By Eliana LisuzzoHAF Project Assistant  The High Atlas Foundation (HAF)—headed by a distinguished Board...
HAF Integrates Cultural Preservation and Human Development
 By Eliana LisuzzoHAF Project Assistant  The High Atlas Foundation (HAF) is a United States-Moroccan...
Muslim-Jewish goodwill blossoms in Morocco
The High Atlas Foundationʹs fruit tree nursery project  Since 2012, the Moroccan Jewish community has...
Changing the world across generations: The story of Fadma, Amina and the Izourane Cooperative
 Jenny SpencerHAF’s intern.  Ask an American college student what they want to do in their...
JOIN US IN A FEW HOURS!
  Dear all,Germanwatch and the High Atlas Foundation have the pleasure to invite you to...
The Impact of Training in the Oriental Region
 By Ibtissam Niri HAF Empowerment Facilitator  Our workshops for cooperative-building efforts in the Oriental Region...
How can we know if a project we took part in, really had an impact?
 Gal KramarskiFrom Jerusalem, in Marrakech  Several months after finishing my internship with the High Atlas...
HAF And MEPI In The Oujda Region With Its Cooperatives
The High Atlas Foundation (HAF) has worked in the Oujda Region for three years. HAF’s Marrakech and...
Organic Farming in the Oriental Region
 Yahya RhomariMember, Cooperative of Organic Agriculture in Berkane  The development of organic agriculture in Morocco...
Cooperative-building challenges and how HAF can help
 By Eliana LisuzzoHAF Project Assistant   A cooperative is a business or organization managed jointly by...
HAF’s Participatory Approach and Cooperative-Building Efforts Intertwined
 By Eliana LisuzzoHAF Program Assistant   In a little under just one week, the High Atlas...
The Impact of Cooperative-Building Training on New Cooperatives’ Development and the Individuals Who Lead Them
Khalid (left) tells HAF about the challenges of starting a new cooperative and the...
The power of passion for development work, sharing knowledge, and cooperative building: Nordine’s story
 By Eliana LisuzzoHAF Project Assistant   We met Nordine on a sunny Wednesday morning. His tan...
The Journey of Empowerment in the Oriental Region
Ibtissam Niri Office Manager    Today was the last day of Imagine workshops in...
Morocco Provides Safe Spaces for Youth
Julia PayneMarrakech As a society, we have hopes and dreams for the future; for our...
I will forever remember the smiles
Kelsey AbrahamsenSophomore, Bowling After more than 25 hours of traveling to Morocco, we were greeted...
Souls4Soles in Rural Morocco
by Julie BlazeSenior, Lacrosse Day 3Today was our second full day in Morocco, but...
GlobalGiving Photo Contest! Vote today
Help us compete for the $1,000 grand prize in the 2018 @GlobalGiving Photo Contest!...

PROGRAMS

HA3: HAF’s social enterprise

HAF created a social enterprise, High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), which takes an environmentally friendly approach to food security and prosperity.

  • Organic agriculture

    Organic agriculture

    HAF and communities, with the social enterprise High Atlas Agriculture and Artisanal (HA3), create initiatives that span the entire agricultural cycle – from nurseries and markets to the farming of certified organic raw and value-added products.
  • Youth

    Youth

    HAF and community partners give Moroccan schoolchildren and youth access to greater educational opportunities by improving school infrastructure and increasing learning potential.
  • Clean drinking water

    Clean drinking water

     HAF successfully addresses water access challenges for rural communities and schools throughout Morocco.
  • Clean energy

    Clean energy

    HAF and community partners are developing several new sustainable innovations, such as the production of biomass briquettes. These clean energy alternatives provide creative solutions to Morocco’s toughest challenges.
  • Training

    Training

    HAF’s experiential training ensures sustainable access to knowledge and skills and focuses on the diffusion of these benefits throughout communities.
  • Women’s programs

    Women’s programs

    HAF projects work to combat the traditional socioeconomic marginalization of women by helping them identify their community needs and creating projects to achieve their goals.
  • Cultural diversity

    Cultural diversity

    HAF promotes intercultural partnerships and collaboration towards a common goal: sustainable human development.          
  • HA3: HAF’s social enterprise
     HAF’s award winning social enterprise covers the organic agriculture cycle from nurseries to market. Organic certification increases household incomes, and enables reinvestment into additional in human development projects.

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HAF in Morocco

High Atlas Foundation
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HAF in US

High Atlas Foundation
High Atlas Foundation 511 Sixth Avenue, #K110, NEW YORK, NY 10011
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Phone: +1 (646) 688-2946
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