19 Apr 2021

Sad anouncement

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We are so sorry to hear that Pieter Hoff, the Dutch inventor of the Groasis Waterboxx®, Growboxx® en Waterfilter Boxx® plant cocoons, passed away on 13 april 2021. We believe that Pieters invention inspired us to plant trees and shrubs in a much more efficient way in our fight against desertification in the dry and […]

18 Mar 2021

8 March 2021: Celebrating International Women’s Day

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Combining music and tree planting in honour of International Women’s Day together with the students of the Joudour Sahara Music School. International Women’s Day (8 March) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We were very happy to learn that Halim Sbaï of the Joudour Sahara Music School in M’hamid […]

7 Jan 2021

31 Dec 20: “Seeds of Hope for the Future”!

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We are truly grateful for the wonderful support that we have received from all our sponsors. This support helps us to continue the work of Sahara-Roots that will help to make a difference in the lives of others who are less fortunate than us. Together we can make a difference and bring hope for a […]

23 Jul 2020

July 2020: Involvement in Joudour Sahara Culture Center

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See our photo album on the progress of our involvement in the Joudour Sahara Culture Center between 2016 – 2020.

29 Mar 2020

29th March 2020: Patience is needed unfortunately…

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Due to the worldwide Corona crisis we will unfortunately not be travelling to Morocco in April 2020 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of International Earth Day. Karin Sluis of Iyoga plants 94 Groasis waterboxxes & trees, a substantial number of Groasis Waterboxx’s received from Guus de Wolf and seguia was constructed. And.. I am happy […]

8 Jan 2020

November 2019 Newsletter Sahara-Roots Foundation

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Wishing you all a GREEN, HEALTHY & HAPPY 2020!! For Sahara-Roots this will be a very exciting year! WHY? With many thanks to a wonderful sponsor we are now able to start building an innovative water-reservoir, designed by Aziza Chaouni and her team, in the small village of Zaouia close to M’hamid El Ghizlane in […]

22 May 2019

May 2019 Newsletter Sahara-Roots Foundation

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Without my love of the desert environment, Sahara-Roots would never have existed. Sharing this passion with others is as fulfilling for me as is planting trees in Southern Morocco. Once every so often I am able to share my passions with people that journey to the Sahara with me whether it is trekking through the […]

23 Dec 2018

Highlights Sahara-Roots 2018

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2018 has once again been a wonderful year for the Sahara-Roots projects: We received a fantastic donation of 30 waterboxx’s from Groasis as we are one of the projects that Groasis supports. In November the Sahara-Roots team was once again off to Morocco to check on our tree projects and to prepare our new “Green […]

14 May 2018

Newsletter Earth Day activities April 2018

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14th of May 2018: 10 years Sahara Roots 2008 – 2018 Dear friends of Sahara Roots, It is with great pleasure that we can inform you that today the Sahara-Roots Foundation is celebrating its 10th anniversary!! We are very proud of what we have accomplished but we realise that we never could have achieved this […]

10 Apr 2018

International Earth Day April 2018

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In partnership with the Taragalte and Sahara Roots Foundation, and with the support of the Provincial Council of Zagora, the Ministry of Water and Forests,  representatives from National Education department, the Ministry of Tourism, the CPT of Zagora as well as the community of Tagounite and that of Mhamid, L’Association Zaila for Culture and Sustainable […]