• NO POVERTY
  • QUALITY EDUCATION
  • GENDER EQUALITY
  • GOOD JOBS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH
  • SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

 

Medersat.Com Programme

 

Since 1995, BMCE Bank Foundation, directed by Dr Laila Mezian Benjelloun, has promoted rural education, becoming a role model in Morocco and Africa.

  •  4% of BMCE Bank's gross operating profit allocated to BMCE Bank Foundation
  • 66 schools, 62 of which are in Morocco and 5 overseas (Senegal 2, Republic of Congo 1, Mali 1 and Rwanda 1)
  • 112 pre-school educational units, built and fully equipped, within state schools with the Foundation supporting the Ministry of National Education’s programme of extending education to the pre-school level within the public sector
  • 22,000 pupils enrolled in the network since 2000, 50% of whom are girls
  • 532 teachers, including 420 permanent teachers and 112 contract employees, 48% of whom are women
  • More than 180 hours/year of in-service teacher training
  • 1,200 high school graduates since the first year
  • Ensuring access to remote villages (douars) by developing roads in rural areas, benefiting more than 45,000 inhabitants
  • Ensuring access to drinking water by connecting villages to the mains water supply, benefiting more than 50,000 inhabitants
  • Ensuring access to the electricity grid in rural areas, benefiting more than 60,000 inhabitants, working closely with the national departments in question (ONEE and Equipment delegations)
  • Improving literacy among the adult population, benefiting more than 12,000 adults: parents are becoming more educated and are increasingly aware about the importance of their children's schooling
  • The partnership between BMCE BANK Foundation and the Tawada microcredit association is aimed at helping parents of pupils attending Medersat.com network schools: 2,000 customers benefiting from microcredit, 31% of whom are women and 12% are youngsters under the age of 30 years, with more than MAD 8 million of credit disbursed since the TAWADA association was established in 2009.

 

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