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

Aujourd’hui je vous parle du Tchad

  Chad is a very beautiful country. Unfortunately, there are not many places for tourists   Going to school in Rakcha Abdelatif Mohammed Saleh is a 23-year-old Chadian from the bush in eastern Chad, near Abéché. His village is called Outouchtoune )(challenging to pronounce for foreigners). He used to go to school in Abeche on

Aujourd’hui je vous parle de la Palestine

  In Gaza, life is not as dark as one might imagine; people live normally and, above all, happily.   Mrs X is from Gaza, Palestine, a small territory of 362 kilometres, about 16.5 times the size of the province of Rabat. 2 million people live there, making Gaza one of the most densely populated

Aujourd’hui je vous parle du Cameroun

  I understood the value of my country when I left Bernard Flot is an 18-year-old Cameroonian from a small village in the North of the country called Kaele. He represents Cameroon’s diversity since he belongs to the Peul and Haoussa ethnic groups. At a very young age, he had to leave for Douala to

Le vivre ensemble via le sport

A l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la diversité culturelle pour le dialogue, la Fondation Orient-Occident – Programme DAFI et le collège Maleouia célèbrent