RSIS Big Build Morocco

Dates: 6th – 19th July 2019

Price: Participation fee £970 (GBP) plus flights

Location: Tacheddirt and Ait Souka, Morocco

About the project

Students will help construct a building consisting of two rooms where lessons can take place for the women and the children of the village who cannot or have not attended school. Students will also help put a permanent pathway in from the mountain road to Tacheddirt village.

Aside from the project work, students will experience the diverse culture of the Berber people and their way of life, explore the bustling streets and beautiful gardens of Marrakesh and visit the ancient fortified village of Aït Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the location of many big-budget Hollywood movies.

Character development

Participants will take it in turns to be student leaders during the project, taking responsibility for the organisation of the day, briefing their peers, giving an overview of safety and risk management and organising a student rota to help with different chores at camp. Students will be given feedback by their peers and the adult leaders, and will all receive a personal report after the trip.

All participants will:

Big Build Projects are the perfect opportunity for Schools to provide targeted leadership training for potential future leaders including your next Head Boy or Girl, or students with other areas of responsibility in their school (eg sports captain, school prefect, committee chair.)

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