Assafou Association for development was founded on May 12, 2011 at the headquarters of the Al Haouz Provincial Offices of Development Associations in Tahannaout.

Its objective is building centers to provide preschool education, fight illiteracy among rural women and encourage rural world preservation and rural tourism. Assafou Association members come from different backgrounds: academics, university professors, tourism professionals, entrepreneur's executives.... All highly qualified with experience, expertise and all sharing values based on respect and solidarity.  

Its managing team is composed of 13 professionals who all enjoy extensive experiences and share values common to all members of Assafou Association: respect, solidarity and quality.

 Assafou Association for Development in collaboration with Travel Link and other foreign and local partners have been involved in responsible tourism in the High Atlas Mountains. We have contributed altogether in the establishment of Rural Educational Centres to support countryside preschool children in different isolated villages in Al Haouz Province (High Atlas Mountains.

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Summary table of the centers created in the Al Haouz Province (Atlas Mountains).

Project Region Opening date Attendants
Talatast LarbaaTighdouine 27/10/2011 138 30 168 British Moroccan Society UK
Agounsane Ourika 07/10/2012 111 54 165 Saga Trust Fondation UK
Ouarialt Ouzguita 17/O9/2013 126 0 126 Childreach International UK
Aït Chraa Aït Hkim- Aït Izid 17/02/2014 132 0 132 Childreach International UK
Taourirt Aghouatime 18/05/2014 62 0 62 Team Seefried Germany
Marigha Ouirgane 30/11/2014 125 46 171 Childreach International UK
Tizi Ouadou Moulay Brahim 23/12/2014 98 0 98 Childreach International UK
Mriwat LarbaaTighdouine 01/ 03/2016 47 0 47 Childreach International UK
Ait Bouali Tidili Mesfioua 21/11/2016 42 0 42 Childreach International & Sage Fondation UK

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