HRH Prince Moulay Rachid is making the world a better place for children
Rabat – Morocco, September 12, 2007 – As a part of continuing advocacy of His Royal Highness Prince Moulay Rachid’s global initiative that provides empowerment of young people, the Prince recognizes the need to include young scouts in operation “Holidays for all”.
“Holidays for all”, the governmental sponsored program for children from unprivileged families, is initiative that provides youth with the opportunity to gain necessary skills to address contemporary issues and challenges facing the nations and to appreciate the cultural interaction.
Since the start of this project, His Royal Highness has became an active patron and strong supporter of this project, and has concerted his efforts to improve the lives of unprivileged children, their condition and status in accordance with international conventions on the rights of the child.
With this agenda, His Royal Highness took personal charge in the expansion of enrollment representative cohort of scouts from socially unprivileged environment. This year, it is estimated that 78% of the urban and 22% of the rural young population are recipients of the program. As a direct result of His Royal Highness' presence in the project some of 1400 recipients are girl-scouts.
Morocco's enormously popular Prince Moulay Rachid, who serves as the President of Moroccan National Federation of Scouting since 1997, explores channels of strengthening the fields of education and science, enhances youth empowerment initiatives and highlights investment opportunities to cross-cultural dialogue.