Guesthouse and restaurant El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Ksar El Khorbat, Morocco
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International cooperation in the Ksar El Khorbat.

Cooperation

The people of El Khorbat carried out several projects dedicated to conserve the Ksar and to improve the living conditions and the hygiene for its population. The projects count on the technical support and the economic help of different international institutions.

Asociaciˇn El Khorbat, en espa˝ol.      En catalÓ.      En franšais.

Morocco map to arrive to Ksar El Khorbat.


Preschool classes into the Ksar El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Celebration organized by the Association El Khorbat into the Ksar.

DAILY ACTIVITIES

  • Preschool classes.

  • Female craft: embroider of shawls (Taharuit) and weaving rugs.

  • Sometimes there are public festivals organized with music and theatre.


ALREADY FINISHED AND ONGOING PROJECTS FOR DEVELOPMENT

Repairing an irrigation canal in El Khorbat, south Morocco.

Dredge and reparation of the watering channel

The irrigation channel of El Khorbat, which wasn't used since 1990 because of the lack, of maintenance, was completely repaired and cleaned out between 2004 and 2006, thanks to the financial help of the Town Hall of BarberÓ del VallŔs, Spain.

Gate of the Ksar El Khorbat Akedim in South Morocco restored by the AEDI.

Restoration of the entrance of the Ksar Akedim

The monumental entrance of the Ksar El Khorbat Akedim was restored in 2004.

Construction of the premises of the association in Ksar El Khorbat, South Morocco.

Construction of the cooperative

A cooperative was constructed between 2005 and 2006 inside the Ksar El Khorbat Oujdid. It was built above ruins of an ancient house and in this way they contribute to the conservation of the monumental group. They offer space to organize trainings and crafts.

Exposition in Marrakech about Ferkla oasis.

Exhibition about Ferkla oasis

It is a travelling exposition that includes paintings of Rachid Bouskri and focuses on the palm grove as the central topic; also there are antiquities and maps given by the Museum of the Oasis.

In June 2005 the exhibition was presented in the palace El Badi in Marrakech, thanks to the collaboration of the Ministry of Culture.

SEE SOME PAINTINGS BY RACHID BOUSKRI

Septic system of Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.

A septic canalisation system for the Ksar

In order to improve the living conditions and the hygiene inside the Ksar, a canalisation system was caved in 2008 that leads the waste water to an aseptic sinkhole outside of the outer wall. This project was funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona through the Catalan Association Al Karia.

Street of the Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.
Before
Street of the Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco, paved by cooperation.
Now

Pavement of the streets of the Ksar

The project funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona also included the paving of the streets in order to avoid the dust when there are desert winds and the mud when it's raining.

Restauration of the outer wall of Ksar El Khorbat in Tinejdad, South Morocco.

Restoration of the outer wall of the Ksar

In 2009 has been restored the outer wall of the Ksar with a cover of clay and straw. This project is also funded by the College of technical Architects of Barcelona through the Catalan Association Al Karia.

In 2010 the Association El Khorbat for Patrimony and Sustainable Development has been created to go on in conservation of the life in the Ksar and developing the economy of it's inhabitants through the ecotourism.


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