The aim of ABURY Foundation is to enable long term economic auto-sufficiency by making it possible for the people living in the rural regions where ABURY Collection is developing it’s products to earn money by bringing their traditional skills and knowledge back to life.
Our principle lays in the close communication and cooperation with the local people, creating a close partnership that is able to reactivate the traditional craftsmanship knowledge and involve the community into a shared creation process. This is the reason with our motto is “With people not for people”.
The ABURY Foundation is supported by ABURY Collection GmbH, who shares 50% of the profits, and funded by corporate and individual donations.
Being our first project based in Morocco, the ABURY Foundation has already activate important social projects for the people within the region:
1) Sewing Schools:
The ABURY Foundation has established 2 sewing schools where skilled and experience artisans are now able to teacher young women how to perform this delicate embroidery.
2) Women Empowerment
The ABURY Foundation is not only providing access to education to young women in the Douar Anzalthese village by teaching them how to read and write, but also, by doing so, its giving them recognition, autonomy and independence.
3) Water Supply
The water supply in the rural region of the High Atlas is not guaranteed. The inhabitants of Douar Quantity and the surrounding villages source their water from a 6 km distant well with the help of donkeys and often up to three hours of waiting times. The water quality is inferior enabling uncooked water consumption to disease.
"Engineers Without Borders" supports and accompanies the ABURY Foundation for the construction of a new well and to secure water quality.
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ABURY Foundation GmbH
Konto 112 298 390 0
BLZ 430 609 67
IBAN DE26 4306 0967 1122 9839 00