Morocco/INDH: Delivery of materials and equipment for income-generating projects for ex-prisoners
A batch of materials and equipment for income-generating projects was handed over on Tuesday in Taounate to thirteen former prisoners, as part of the National Initiative for Human Development (INDH).
The ceremony to hand over the equipment was attended by the Governor of the province of Taounate, Saleh Daha, representatives of external services and elected officials of the region.
A financial envelope of nearly 392.000 DH has been allocated to the acquisition of this equipment, as part of the partnership agreement signed between the Provincial Committee of Human Development (CPDH) and the Ministry of Health.velopment (CPDH), and the Mohammed VI Foundation for the rehabilitation of prisoners, relating to the support and creation of small businesses for the benefit of former prisoners in the region who met the requirements.
This operation of handing over materials and equipment is also part of the implementation of the 3rd phase of the INDH, launched by HM King Mohammed VI in September 2018, and in the wake of the realization of the integrated strategy of the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Rehabilitation of Prisoners aimed at strengthening the socio-economic empowerment of ex-prisoners.
In a statement to MAP and its news channel (M24), the communication officer at the prefecture of the province of Taounate, Abderrahim Ouali stressed that this operation is part of the implementation of the partnership agreement concluded with the Foundation.implementation of the partnership agreement between the CPDH and the Foundation Mohammed VI for the rehabilitation of prisoners, on support for the creation of small businesses and income-generating activities for the benefit of ex-prisoners, for an estimated total cost of nearly 1 million dirhams.
For his part, the coordinator of the Center for Support and Rehabilitation of Fez, Kamal El-Ouariti said in a similar statement, that this operation targets 13 former prisoners who have benefited from the support of the Center.ration targets 13 former prisoners who have benefited from income-generating projects, under the partnership agreement with the Provincial Committee of the INDH.
According to him, this convention aims primarily to ensure the financial stability of this category of citizens, to preserve their dignity and reduce poverty and vulnerability among them.
As a reminder, the first tranche of these projects has already been delivered, benefiting 12 ex-prisoners for a cost of nearly 400,000 DH.