Moroccan culture: wedding celebrations

Weddings are great celebrations in Morocco as family is central in Moroccan culture. Marriage is the beginning of an important chapter in one’s life- starting a family and adult life. Girls become women and boys become men when they get married. My friends have proudly shared their wedding photo albums with me. During my Peace… Continue reading Moroccan culture: wedding celebrations


Work with girls my last few months of service

As I wrote in my blog post “Reflection on Let Girls Learn in my Community” most of my work during my first year of service at the dar shebab (youth center) benefitted boys. Girls face many obstacles to achieving their high school diploma in my community like housework, different expectations, and few role models of… Continue reading Work with girls my last few months of service