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Life among the Imazighen

Many visitors to Morocco want to learn more about the Berber people, the first known inhabitants of Africa’s Northwest.  Over thousands of years, the Berbers, or Imazighen – meaning ‘free people’, have preserved many ancient customs, observed through folklore music,

Flying ducks

“When I first arrived in Morocco over ten years ago, I was fascinated to find the remote communities of the High Atlas Mountains still living as they had done for hundreds of years – girls finishing school at the age

Toubkal Climb

Our huge thanks to Virgin Atlantic pilot Chris Hall, who led a team of fellow Virgin adventurers to climb to the summit of Mount Toubkal, located in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains. The challenge was particularly close to the hearts of

Looking back whilst moving forward

Welcome 2017!  Over the coming year, we hope to enrich the lives of more young people in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco through education and healthcare initiatives. We invited David Bult from Green Sahara Furniture, who has been instrumental in establishing

New scholarship fund

This week, we welcome guest blogger, Angel Morgan whose illustrated book ‘Sammy goes to Morocco’ has helped to raise money for a new scholarship fund launching next year.  Through her writing, Angel encourages children to celebrate diverse cultures from around