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Gefinancierd op 23 / 07 / 2022
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€ 2.380
Minimum
€ 2.300
Optimum
€ 7.650
25 Co-financiers

Bijdragen € 50

Project film

A3-sized poster of the project by Celia Moro https://www.instagram.com/celia.moro.peruyera/

> 04 Co-financiers

Bijdragen € 150

SURF&NATURE T-shirt

SURF&NATURE T-shirt of the Rock da Kasbah brand with the project's screen-printed logo. Logo designed by the children themselves
https://www.instagram.com/rockdakasbah.tanger/

> 01 Co-financiers

Bijdragen € 300

T-shirt + project poster

SURF&;NATURE T-shirt by Rock da Kasbah with the project's screen-printed logo. Logo designed by the children themselves
A3-sized print of the project by Celia Moro https://www.instagram.com/celia.moro.peruyera/
https://www.instagram.com/rockdakasbah.tanger/

> 00 Co-financiers

Bijdragen € 500

T-shirt + print + project bag

SURF&NATURE T-shirt and bag by Rock da Kasbah with the project's screen-printed logo. Logo designed by the children themselves
A3 size print of the project made by the artist Celia Moro https://www.instagram.com/celia.moro.peruyera/
https://www.instagram.com/rockdakasbah.tanger/


> 00 Co-financiers

Bijdragen € 1.000

T-shirt + poster + project bag + nomination as co-financier of the project

SURF&NATURE T-shirt and bag by Rock da Kasbah with the project's screen-printed logo. Logo designed by the children themselves
A3 size print of the project made by the artist Celia Moro https://www.instagram.com/celia.moro.peruyera/
https://www.instagram.com/rockdakasbah.tanger/
Naming in all documents, posters and communications as co-financier of the project.

> 00 Co-financiers

About this project

Socio-educational intervention project for young people in Akouass Briech, a rural village in northern Morocco

Behoeften Materiaal Minimum Optimum
Surfing equipment
6 surfboards, 6 leach, 6 sets of fins. This material will be available for the young people of the village who want to continue surfing after the project. This material will provide sustainability after the end of the project.
€ 1.200
Environmental awareness material
-Artistic workshops for the creation of awareness-raising materials for society. -Dynamics to recognise environmental pollution problems. -Celebration of 5 June, World Environment Day.
€ 200
Wetsuits
6 wetsuits. This material will be available for the young people of the village who want to continue surfing after the project during the winter. This material will provide sustainability to the project
€ 600
Prizes for the SURF&NATURE 2022 Championship
Prizes for the winners of the championship in the three categories (beginners, intermediate and female).
€ 800
Lycra for the championship
Coloured lycra to differentiate the participants of the championship in the water.
€ 150
Behoeften Taak Minimum Optimum
Surf instructor
Local surf instructor to teach the 7 surfing lessons
€ 500
Gender equality trainer
Gender equality training for monitors and volunteers and individualised attention to girls to ensure attendance and participation.
€ 200
Environmental trainer
Environmental trainer to boost awareness-raising activities: -Artistic workshops for the creation of awareness-raising materials for society. -Dynamics to recognise environmental pollution problems. -Celebration of 5 June, World Environment Day.
€ 200
Diet and transport of volunteers
Subsistence and transport of the volunteers necessary to assist in the production of the activities foreseen in the project.
€ 400
Behoeften Infrastructuur Minimum Optimum
Skate Park
Construction of a recreational area with benches, swings and a ramp for skateboarding.
€ 3.000
Championship tents
Acquisition of tents to set up and provide shade during the Surfing Championships.
€ 400
Totaal € 2.300 € 7.650
Noodzakelijk
Additioneel

General information

SURF & NATURE 2022

Surf & Nature is a socio-educational project aimed at young people from the rural village of Briech, located in the north of Morocco.
Using surfing and the privileged natural environment of the area, we promote sport and healthy lifestyles, raise environmental awareness and promote gender equality.

Why through surfing?

The practice of this sport among the children and teenagers of this coastal town is becoming increasingly popular as the summer holidays approach. Despite the limitations of sporting equipment they face, this does not prevent them from sharing, inventing new techniques and looking for any opportunity to enjoy this discipline. That is why we promote surfing, as well as for all the benefits it brings:

  • Physical health benefits: Stress relief, emotional well-being, coordination and balance, impulse control, improved self-esteem.
  • Positive psychosocial effects: Promotes healthy competitiveness and stimulates healthy interpersonal relationships.
  • Promotion of gender equality: Girls and adolescents challenge gender stereotypes, become role models and show equality.
  • Community level benefits: Potential for sustainable local development (surf and sustainable tourism boom worldwide), promotion of healthy lifestyles in harmony with the environment, and enhancement of the natural environment.

Belangrijkste kenmerken

**Main objective

We want to offer young people in Briech healthy leisure alternatives, in line with their own environment and promoting gender equality from an early age.

**How are we going to achieve this?

Through non-formal educational activities aimed at:

  • Raise environmental awareness
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Reflecting on alternatives for sustainable local development
  • Bringing the socio-cultural scene closer to young people.

Promoting gender equality at all times in all activities!

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Waarom is dit belangrijk

The village of Aqouass Briech is located on the Atlantic coast of northwest Morocco, surrounded by a privileged natural environment.
Being a rural area, social vulnerability and lack of resources are some of the constraints faced by its inhabitants from a very early age.

The rate of school dropout and early work (30.6% of the population works for the first time between the ages of 11 and 15) is common.
On the other hand, gender inequality is perpetuated in rural areas, because they do not have the same tools as in big cities to address the gender gap that is present in all areas of daily, social and working life.

This is why we target all the actions of Surf & Nature at young people between 8 and 18 years old (50% boys - 50% girls).

The health crisis resulting from COVID-19 is questioning current lifestyles, highlighting the need to create more frequent and sustainable relationships with the environment. In this context, the isolation that has been common in rural areas is being interrupted by an incipient tourism that seeks precisely to escape from agglomerations and come into contact with nature.
In recent decades, Morocco has been experiencing a surfing tourism boom, mainly in the southern regions, due to the quality of its waves and the good climate. In the case of the region that concerns us, the north of Morocco, the scenario is different. Although there are good conditions for the practice of sport, the territory still has considerable potential for the development of local activities related to sport and the environment.

For all of the above reasons, we believe it is a priority to train the rural population in sustainable tourism, so that they themselves can be responsible managers of their own heritage. To this end, Environmental Education is essential: to impart environmental awareness, ecological knowledge, attitudes and values towards the environment in order to make a commitment to actions and responsibilities aimed at the rational use of resources and thus be able to achieve adequate and sustainable development.

The commitment to sustainable development can improve the quality of life of its inhabitants, thus combating the western ideal so present among the country's youth.

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Team en ervaring

The first edition of the SURF&NATURE project was carried out during the months of April, May and June 2021 and reached a total of 30 young people in vulnerable situations, 33% of whom were girls.
During these 3 months, we carried out a programme to raise environmental awareness and promote sport and healthy lifestyles through surfing and the arts. With your help, we will be able to carry out the next edition of the SURF&NATURE project and make the achievements of the last edition last in time.

Who is behind all of this?
Celia Moro (Cultural Manager and Artist) and Manuel Guerra (International Cooperant and Surfer) from Cádiz and now living in Briech, Morocco, could not turn their eyes away from the needs and deficiencies of the young people of Briech.

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Social commitment

Sustainable Development Goals

  • No poverty

    Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

  • Life Below Water

    Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.

  • Climate Action

    Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.

  • Sustainable Cities and Communities

    There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.

  • Reduced Inequalities

    To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

  • Decent Work and Economic Growth

    Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.

  • Gender Equality

    Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

  • Quality Education

    Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development.

  • Good Health and Well-Being

    Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

  • Life On Land

    Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss