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Sintra, Portugal
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volunteer programs

hi,

does anyone know of a good volunteer program, in marrakech, that doesn t charge too mucho, because the websites i see on the internet charge quite a bit. i was thinking of going to marrakech december of this year to volunteer , mostly in women s empowerment,, and would also fix my own accomodation.

many thanks

sofia

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Marrakech, Morocco
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1. Re: volunteer programs

The thread here

www.tripadvisor.com/SearchForums…

provides a "mixed bag" of experiences from TripAdvisor posters. Perhaps there is something new to explore?

London, United...
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for Morocco
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2. Re: volunteer programs

So you speak Berber and Darija?

Marrakech is a tourist city, why would you go there to volunteer?

Marrakech, Morocco
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3. Re: volunteer programs

SOS Ait Ourir, ATFALOUNA for street children as well as orphanges - could do wih tutoring or teaching skills If you can arrange four r yown accommodation and board then the rest is easy to figure out

Many student associations are involved in charity work

Marrakech, Morocco
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4. Re: volunteer programs

The website for Atfalouna is

www.atfalouna-marrakech.com

Sintra, Portugal
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5. Re: volunteer programs

hi timcullis

unfortunately i do not speack berber, but i can speack french and may teach english.

i was thinking more of women s rights, but am opened to working in orphanages.

many thanks

Sintra, Portugal
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6. Re: volunteer programs

hi true believer and pilobolus

many thanks for suggested sites and voluntary organizations. have checked their websites and it seems very interesting and professional.

many thanks

sofia

7. Re: volunteer programs

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Edinburgh
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8. Re: volunteer programs

Sofia

Your intention and desire to do voluntary is very admirable.

I hope you find an organisation that wlll welcome your skills and allow you to help others.

. Regards and good wishes

Mick

Sintra, Portugal
posts: 21
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9. Re: volunteer programs

Thank you cleryjungle...I believe that before december i ll find a good organization to help...i feel strongly about women s rights, specially in a country where women have less rights there than here in Portugal!

cheers

sofia

faversham
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10. Re: volunteer programs

you will need to speak arabic - are you learning it? french is a second language ( 3rd or 4th for berbers) and english is a third or 4th language

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