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 ...
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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), ...
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World Economic Forum

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

Match de Foot

Match de Foot – Organized by the Fondation Orient-Occident of Casablanca.

From Guinea to Morocco: a refugee’s story

Imagine being born in Guinea, growing up in a country that is under the dictatorship of a military regime. You are aware of the suffering, injustices and problems that everybody is living with but you’re just a young man who plays football along with his studies. Your reality makes you want to start acting to

The story of K.

“Morocco is also my country, it is where I grew up. Even if I experience discrimination in my school people understand me and help me”. Currently 16 years old, the Congolese minor K., left his country of origin with his mother and sister looking for better living conditions. They crossed 4 countries on foot, namely

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