MAROCCO – FEZ AND ESSAOUIRA
Period: July and August
Duration: 3 weeks
Type of site: Manual work and animation
Beneficiary audience: Street children and inhabitants
Field of action: Social
LOCALISATION AND INFORMATION ABOUT ASSOCIATION
Solidarity and Development Space (ESD) is located in Fez has a long experience in solidarity projects with AMSED. Among other things, ESD runs the “Awaldi” center, which takes in street children. She identified with the educators and the children welcomed the need for renovation of the center. The association Argania is located in Essaouira is constituted to intervene in favor of children in order to contribute to their full development and their education, in the field of free time, thus in complement of the actions of the family and of school. Children live and grow every day … so we participate. Our field is holidays, a moment of life that is characterized by fewer constraints and more pleasure and freedom even if it also participates in education in the broad sense.
This project aims to allow children in street situations entrusted to us to grow a little, to progress, to enrich themselves with new knowledge and experiences in this special atmosphere that are the holidays, with its activities, friends and everything who makes an unforgettable vacation. This project aims to enable children in difficult situations entrusted to us to grow a little, to progress, to enrich themselves with new knowledge and experiences in this special atmosphere that are the holidays, with its activities, friends and all that have a good holiday that we remember for a long time. The project also aims to give the opportunity to French and Moroccan facilitators to exchange their practice, experience and set up a program for 50 children from the age of 10 to 14 years.
MISSION AND TYPES OF ACTIVITIES
• Develop the artistic sense and corporal expression of children in street situations; Learn Moroccan and Franco-Moroccan songs
• To flourish and evolve as a group
Profile of volunteers: Young volunteers, French or foreign, motivated by international solidarity, civic engagement and interculturality.