Category Archives: Women’s literacy

Les Belles Vacances de Mon Enfance

TALIM was happy this summer to host day camps at the Legation for children from the Ben Idder neighborhood of the Tangier Old Medina. The coordinator for the camps was Ayoub Lahlouh of the theater company Dakirat El Mostakbel. Here … Continue reading

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Saudi ARAMCO World on the Legation’s Literacy Program

We hope you enjoy this wonderful feature article in this month’s edition of Saudi ARAMCO World about the Legation and especially our Arabic Literacy Program for women in the Old Medina of Tangier. Please share it with your friends and … Continue reading

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Graduation Celebration for the Women’s Program

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On Thursday TALIM held a graduation ceremony and celebration for the women in the Women’s Program that began in 1994.  Seventeen certificates were awarded for completion of the Arabic literacy class, 28 for sewing, and 14 for the cooking program, … Continue reading

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Marche de Noël at the Legation

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On December 13 TALIM hosted a Marche de Noël (Christmas Market), for the benefit of charities operating in Tangier.  Scroll down for a gallery of images from the event.  The participating organizations were: Tanger Accueil FTAM Les amis de la … Continue reading

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Arabic Literacy and Much More

The Legation’s women’s literacy program teaches more than Arabic – it provides guidance on family medical issues too.
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Angels, Monsters, and Bastards

Bastards, a documentary about a Moroccan woman’s quest to legitimize her daughter, was shown to acclaim at the Legation.
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Arabic Literacy Graduation

The TALIM – FTAM Arabic women’s literacy program spawned a new set of graduates, ready to take full advantage of the reading and writing skills that will help them and their families.
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IBM’s Cookie Class Road to Development

IBM’s Corporate Volunteers work with Tangier NGOs on some grass-roots development projects to build local capacity.
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Whispering With Horses, Students, Bosses

Silvia Cristina Bechet applies horse handling lessons to managing potentially unruly classes. Student Whispering, in other words.
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Resolution 2013: Lobby for the Legation

Money is good, but an investment of time to rally resources for the Tangier American Legation should be our 2013 resolution.
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