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

Global support for local sustainability

This month, Morocco hosts COP22 where 200 countries have gathered to launch an action plan to fight climate change following the Paris Agreement. Show your support and turn up the volume on climate change by using the hashtag #EarthtoMarrakech. We

Celebrating artisan skills at COP22

This month, Morocco hosts COP22 where 200 countries have gathered to launch an action plan to fight climate change. Delegates will be visiting our projects in the Atlas Mountains and we are delighted to have a dedicated Eve Branson Foundation

Grand Opening of the Tamgounssi Weaving Centre

Saturday 1st October, 2016 The opening of our new weaving centre was a great success with a big turnout of supporters and well-wishers from within the community and around the world. We were delighted to welcome special guest, Her Majesty’s

A Fruitful Endeavour

Harvest is in full swing at The Eve Branson Foundation nursery garden, with butternut squash couscous and fresh green figs the order of the day! The nursery was established last year with the aim of transforming a derelict piece of

Mint Tea at Sunrise

Here at The Eve Branson Foundation, we take great delight in sharing a glass of Berber mint tea with our visitors, a much-loved tradition that embodies the hospitality and warmth of the Moroccan people.  This Summer we have established our