Berber-Rug Knitting Project in Cooperation with Dorothee Schumacher

Berber-Rug knitting is a long old and magnificent Moroccan tradition that has been passed along within generations. The women in Douar Anzal have been creating hand-woven carpets as long as they can remember. The idea was to make use of the skills they already have to then start unfolding their inner potential and help them

Pass on the Flame

“Tradition is not to preserve the ashes, but to pass on the flame.” ‘PASS ON THE FLAME’ is a charity art project, that explores cultural identity and heritage. It reflects on cultural similarities and differences. It presents different interpretations of the beauty of cultures and their flames that are worth being safeguarded. The connection and

Clean your Village!

In September 2014, we started our first environmental project: the initiative “Clean your village”. The issue: rural villages around the world lack of an efficient garbage collection system, resulting in large amounts of waste on the and and in the water. In the past, this represented a minor problem, as almost everything was organic and

Colorful Chairs, Bright Future

In 2014, the ABURY Foundation School in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco, was suddenly in need of more chairs and benches for their students subsequent to the registration and enrolment of quite a few more kids for the new school year. We called for the contribution of our friends, family and supporters – with a donation

Literacy Program for Women

When we started working with the women in the Atlas Mountains in 2012, we carried out a zero measurement study focused on the education level, work opportunities and life conditions in the region. The zero measurement had following results:
Sample study of 458 people (one village) as sample for four villages in the region:
–> 159 men

Computer Training for Women

Education builds the basis for a brighter future. Our analysis in the region of the Atlas mountain showed how low the education level was among the women in the village. So we established both, a literacy course and computer training for women. We believe, that improving their computer skills will increase chances to prosper in

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