From Christian “Karim” Fowkes, RPCV Taza (1998-2000) : I returned to Morocco this summer to show my wife why Morocco holds such a special place in my heart. We traversed the country, making our way to Taza and Tazekka National Park. In Taza, we were welcomed by my former Parks counterpart, Aziz Rahmouni, and his family. Early the
We are truly honored that the Advisor to His Majesty the King, H.E. André Azoulay, has joined the Advisory Board of the High Atlas Foundation. His years of service to the Kingdom of Morocco marks incredible achievement for its people, the region, and beyond, especially in regards to his tireless promotion of peace and prosperity.
In response to the needs expressed by rural Moroccan people, the High Atlas Foundation launched a campaign to plant one million fruit tree saplings on June 23, 2006. These saplings will be planted in ten nurseries around the country to benefit hundreds of rural villages that neighbor Morocco’s nature protected areas. Our announcement of this
The High Atlas Foundation hosted its second annual reception on September 21, 2006 at the Urban Center in New York City. The speeches were passionate and inspiring, and the High Atlas Foundation raised critical support to plant one million trees in the next two years. The High Atlas Foundation sincerely thanks Carol Bellamy, H.E. André
On September 26, the High Atlas Foundation and its NGO partners in Morocco distributed over 200 pounds of school supplies to the elementary schools in the villages of Tagdid and Mejjou, in the Valley of Agoundis, Rural District of Ijoukak, in the Province of Al Haouz. Thank you so much to the students of Smithtown
On Friday, June 8th the High Atlas Foundation held its second annual gathering at the residence of Morocco’s Ambassador to the United States, H.E. Aziz Mekouar. Ninety guests, including nonprofit leaders from Morocco, returned Peace Corps Volunteers, and private and public sector officials joined the Board of Directors for this special evening for rural Moroccan