Fact Sheets | Morocco

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A sewing class offered as part of the FORSATY Program's vocational training program.
August 5, 2016

The United States Government, through USAID, is working closely with different political actors – political parties, government entities, civil society organizations (CSO), and civil society as a whole – to help them build their capacities, facilitate citizen participation, and ensure sustainable participatory governance.

A student in a reading class activity in a Moroccan primary school.
August 5, 2016

In September 2015, USAID, in close partnership with the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, launched the, “Reading for Success-Small-Scale Experimentation” (RFS-SSE) early-grade reading program. This activity is designed to develop and test the most effective approaches for strengthening children’s Arabic reading skills in targeted primary schools.

FORSATY is based on a positive youth development approach that provides youth-friendly services to help at-risk youth find a place in their community.
August 5, 2016

USAID believes that all youth have the power to become full-fledged citizens in their neighborhoods and cities. The FORSATY activity works in nine marginalized neighborhoods in the north of Morocco, where the pull of legitimate institutions are weak and extremist recruitment cells are active.