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.

What we do



Fondation Orient-Occident is a point of encounter between the multiple realities existing across the shores of the Mediterranean: it creates ...
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Community development

Morocco, along with most other countries in the MENA region, faces enormous challenges, both in terms of high unemployment rates ...
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World Economic Forum

Advocacy work through the World Economic Forum Yasmina Filali, president of the Fondation Orient-Occident, receives the prize for "Social Entrepreneurship" ...
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Fondation Orient-Occident works to consolidate a social and cultural connection between the Western and Eastern realities of the Mediterranean region, ...
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News & Events

Clothes collection at the Fondation Orient-Occident

From the 17th of December, the FOO will become a place of cultural exchange with the Rabat-Africa Festival, but also of social solidarity! Indeed the FOO announces the organization of a collection of clothes, on December 17 and 18, for migrants, refugees and anyone in need!

We are happy to invite you to the 12th Edition of the Festival Rabat Africa from the 18th to the 21st of December! Read the program here, and don’t forget that entry to all the events is free!

Full program of events, activities and concertsIn partnership with the urban commune of Rabat Cite Yacoub El Mansour: Tuesday 18th December At the Fondation Orient-Occident of Rabat -10h00 – 19:00 (until the 21st of December): exhibition and installation of the street furniture “as part of the project of the artistic residence” a work of Ulrich Zouanda,