Dar Si Hmad for Development, Education and Culture is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 2010 promoting local culture and sustainable initiatives through education and the integration of scientific ingenuity in Southwest Morocco. We operate North Africa's largest fog harvesting project, providing villages with access to potable water. Our Water School and Girls' E-Learning Programs build capacity in the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Through our Ethnographic Field School, researchers and students engage with local communities in Agadir, Sidi Ifni, and the rural Aït Baamrane region for meaningful cross-cultural exchange.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

RISE Profile: Rkia Elarif

"I wanted to apply to RISE because needed something to do while I take some time off of school."

Twenty-one-year-old Rkia Elarif is a usually a student at Ibn Zohr University. RISE is helping the Lkahssas native decide where she wants to go next.

"Bringing in my CV and resume has been the most helpful session so far. I got great feedback on what to improve so I can be a good job candidate. I am learning professional skills and meeting motivated people who push me to pursue my goals."

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