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Min Ajliki, the solidarity bazaar that assists cooperatives 

Written by FDM

More than 25 women’s cooperatives were able to exhibit and sell their local products and Moroccan handicrafts during the « Bazaar Solidaire Min Ajliki », organized in Casablanca.

The Belgian School of Casablanca hosted on December 19 and 20, the « Bazaar Solidaire Min Ajliki ». This event, organized as part of the Min Ajliki program, not only allowed the cooperatives to showcase their products, but also provided the opportunity to set up awareness workshops on social entrepreneurship, and several educational activities for the benefit of  students as well as visits to the stands and introductions to local products and crafts.

As a reminder, the Min Ajliki program is a Belgian-Moroccan program to support women entrepreneurs in Morocco set up by the APEFE Wallonia – Brxuelles (in 2013) and financed by the Belgian Development Cooperation.

The main goal of the Min Ajliki program is to contribute in improving  the living conditions of Moroccan women and their empowerment by supporting them in the achieving their projects. Whether women who want to enter entrepreneurship, who are already entrepreneurs or who want to go into the formal sector, « Min Ajliki » offers a wide range of solutions: entrepreneurship awareness sessions, French language training workshops for business leaders and in Moroccan dialect for micro-entrepreneurs with low level of education, supported  by business creation consultants and mentors.

Partners of  Min Ajliki program are: Al Amana Microfinance, Attawfiq Microfinance and the Mohamed 6 Center for Supporting Solidarity Microfinance.