National Network

Conde de Vistahermosa, 9
28019 Madrid

Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Democracy and community development
  3. Environment/Sustainable development
  4. Gender
  5. Heritage
  6. International/Cultural relations
  7. Religion
  8. Youth and education
General Information
  Structure of the organization: Board of Directors: President, Secretary, Treasurer, Vocal. Commissions: Creation of Projects, Volunteering, Agreements, Coordination of Projects, Funding Staff: 3 Academics of Islamic and Semitic Studies, 1 Academic Specialist in Culture and Thought of Africa and Diaspora, 1 Dance Anthropology Specialist, 1 Specialist in International Cooperation. Partners: 30 Budgetary resources available in a year: Under 50.000€ Sources of funding: Membership fees, Grants, Procurement by project Modalities of action (concrete projects, exchanges, seminars, scholarships etc.)  International Volunteer, Art and Childhood, Workcamp, Teaching Languages, Sensitization Autism Spectrum Disorder, Interreligious roundtables, Rehabilitation of rural schools, Donation of school and health equipment, Educational Seminars (Genre and Islam,  Youth migration, Social Actions...), Dialogue between peoples.  Main partners involved in the organization's projects/activities: Spain: África Fundación Sur, YMCA, Feminist Meeting Space City Council Madrid, UCM, AMPA C.P. Joaquín Costa, C.C. Leo Kanner,  Essaouira, Morocco: Delegation of Education and Culture, Delegation of Health, Qalb Sadaka-Le coeur d'Amitie (Unprotected Childhood Association), Dar Mu'atim (House of Citizenship), AKHFE (Association des Femmes et des hommes Enseignantes d'Essaouira), Heart of Mogador for Autism (ACMA), Caravana Amis Mogador Association, Provincial Office of Teacher Training
Mission and Objectives

Non-profit association focused on working towards a more beautiful world. We develop humanitarian, social, educational and artistic projects.
Defense and respect for cultural diversity.
Humanitarian Action
International cooperation for development.
Human and Ethical Rights
Education, training and research.
Artistic inheritance
Creation and realization of projects and activities:
Academic, artistic and social that favor cultural diversity.
For academic, cultural, educational or social research and its subsequent dissemination.
Training and practices that implement the experience of the participants.
Collaboration with organizations and entities from developing countries to carry out integral and sustainable projects that promote a total, non-dependent and participatory development.
Collaboration with Spanish organizations and entities for the development of international cooperation projects.
Support to any project and initiative that starts from the association itself and that adapts to the purposes of the same.
Presentation to calls for subsidies deemed appropriate for obtaining resources for the execution of the purposes of the association
Creation and development of projects and activities in the field of International Cooperation in collaboration with foreign and national organizations:
Short and long-term volunteer programs
Conducting meetings and cultural exchange programs focused on improving dialogue between peoples.
Cultural integration programs for young people and international students.
Construction projects, rehabilitation and operation of educational sites in needy areas.
Educational projects that favor disadvantaged communities.
Projects to improve infrastructure in rural areas and the most disadvantaged communities.
Favor access to education and health services.
Promote activities of awareness, information and sensitivity based on respect and equity between genders, conditions and beliefs.

Main Projects / Activities

Complete the work of construction and improvement of the needed classrooms in rural Schools in the region of Essaouira, and have school equipment to the school for the students to have the oportunity to acces a dignified teaching. 
Lines of Action:
Know, analyze and evaluate the situation of rural schools in the region of Essaouira.
Establish an action plan for improvement
Raise funds
Involve the local community
Bring a team of international volunteers
Action aimed at: 
Berber rural community
Children students
Teachers unitary schools
Promote awareness and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder within the society of southern Morocco: ASD. For this, we collaborate jointly with local entities in carrying out dissemination actions and training material.
Lines of Action: 
Awareness Campaign on ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and ACNEE (Students with Special Educational Needs):
Oriented to the educational field (teachers and students), family and social.
Carry volunteer team of educational professionals in ASD
Action Aimed at:  
Training Teachers
Orientation to Families
Support for Association
Restoration and maintenance urban schools, social centers and health
Educational and creative activities with children at risk of exclusion.
Cultural exchange.
Language teaching in youth social project "Language Street class"
Spread solidarity values.
Lines of Action:
Know, analyze and evaluate the situation of urban schools in the region of Essaouira.
Address the needs of the directors of the centers
Establish an action plan for improvement
Calling for Volunteers
Involve the local community
Bring a team of international volunteers
combat cultural prejudices through intercultural coexistence
Action Aimed at:  
Associations of Parents of School 
Children students
Teachers of schools
Moroccan volunteers without resources
European volunteers without knowledge of other realities

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Expanding our projects to areas of need in which we can collaborate with our organization, experience and productivity, to achieve greater scope of social benefits.
Attending proposals from other entities that want to collaborate together in the creation of related projects
Sharing and disseminating information

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Because it is a network very close to our area of action, development and knowledge, which has a great cultural and social impact in the countries where it is,  and that works in a very clear, objective manner and whose ends we share.

Contact (1) Full Name
Carolina Grandela Tortuero
Job Title
Head of the organisation
Contact (2) Full Name
Nihad Boubiad
Job Title (2)