Fondation Orient-Occident (FOO) is a Moroccan non-profit organization recognized of public utility. Intellectually and practically conceived as a bridge between the two shores of the Mediterranean, its mission is to come towards the difficulties of migrants, refugees and the disadvantaged youth, and to promote employability by setting up socio-educational and professional training centers. Fondation Orient-Occident also works for the protection of diversity, and for the valorisation of all cultures. Nowadays the Foundation is present in several Moroccan cities (and regions), namely Rabat, Casablanca, Larache, Tangier, Oujda, Fez, Marrakech, Youssoufia and Ben Guerir and in Italy. In addition, the Foundation carries out advocacy work at the international level, particularly in the framework of its participation to global meetings such as the World Economic Forum.

What we do

FOO Morocco

Ever since its establishment in 1994, the Fondation Orient-Occident in Morocco has had the mission to come towards the difficulties ...
Read More

FOO Italy

In 2017, the President of the Fondation Orient-Occident, Yasmina Filali, opened in Italy the Social Cooperative Orient-Occident (Cooperativa Sociale Oriente-Occidente), ...
Read More

World Economic Forum

International advocacy work through the World Economic Forum In 2016, Yasmina Filali, president and founder of the Fondation Orient-Occident, received ...
Read More

News & Events

The Story of Ishakh – From Sudan to Morocco

“They told me: When you’ll go to Lybia, you’ll get some work and you will be safe there. I didn’t know it wasn’t safe. I had 2000 sudanese pounds, but they asked me for 3500. I told them that I didn’t have them. They told me: If we take you to Lybia, they have a

New: Intercultural corners! At the Fondation Orient-Occident of Rabat

Every two weeks, a guest country will present the different facets of its culture to the public. Through interactive and participatory activities, participants will have the opportunity to exchange with the public. The objective of this event is to open an intercultural dialogue.

youssefHome