Supporting Marrakech: Our Mission to Rebuild After the Earthquake

In the vibrant heart of Marrakech, where history and culture weave together, you’ll find our Marrakech Riads, boutique hotels renowned for their distinctive personalities and exceptional hospitality. Beyond offering guests an unforgettable Moroccan experience, Marrakech Riad is deeply committed to the local community. Recent events have underscored the importance of this commitment.

The Earthquake That Shook Marrakech

On September 8, 2023, Morocco experienced a devastating earthquake that sent shockwaves throughout the country. The epicenter was in the mountainous region of Ighil, approximately 150 kilometers from Marrakech. This tragic event resulted in loss of life and extensive damage to homes and infrastructure, leaving communities in desperate need of assistance.

Our Mission Is Clear

In response to this disaster, Marrakech Riad and the Henna Cafe have embarked on a mission—a mission dedicated to helping Moroccans affected by the earthquake rebuild their lives, regain their hope, and heal their wounds. Our goal is to provide essential support to the people of Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains during this challenging time. Your generosity can make a profound difference in the lives of those affected.

Supporting the Campaign: How You Can Make an Impact!

We are dedicated to helping Moroccans affected by this earthquake rebuild their lives, regain their hope, and heal their wounds. Your generosity will provide the people of Marrakech & the Atlas Mountains with essential support, including:

**Food:** Nutritious meals, as many have not eaten for several days.
**Water Purification:** Equipment to make contaminated water safe to drink.
**Tents and Tarpaulins:** Shelter to protect them from the cold and rain.
**Winter Clothes:** Warm clothing to help them survive the cold months.
**Toiletries:** Basics for personal hygiene and dignity.
**Blankets:** A source of comfort and warmth on cold nights.
**Hot water bottles:** For the freezing temperatures at night.
**Solar Power Batteries:** To restore power for lighting and charging devices.
**Generators & stoves:** To provide essential power for communications and heating.
**Medical supplies:** To heal wounds, prevent infection, and provide essential medications.

How You Can Help?

Contributing to Marrakech Riad’s GoFundMe campaign is a meaningful way to support the local community and help Morocco rebuild after this tragic event. Every donation, no matter how big or small, can make a difference. Here’s how you can get involved:

  1. Donate: Visit the GoFundMe campaign page and make a donation. Your contribution will directly impact the lives of those affected.
  2. Share: Spread the word about Marrakech Riad’s campaign. Share it on social media, with friends, and with anyone who might be interested in making a positive impact.
  3. Plan a Visit: Consider visiting Marrakech and staying at Marrakech Riad when it’s safe to travel. Your tourism dollars will help boost the local economy and support the community.

By supporting Marrakech Riad’s GoFundMe campaign, you become a vital part of the relief efforts in Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains. Your contribution, whether large or small, will directly impact the lives of those affected by the earthquake. It’s a chance to show solidarity, compassion, and a shared commitment to rebuilding.

Marrakech Riad’s dedication to its guests and its community is unwavering. The earthquake that shook Marrakech may have caused damage, but it has also revealed the incredible power of unity and solidarity. Together, we can make a difference and show that even in the face of adversity, Marrakech and its people will rise stronger than ever.

Join us in our mission to rebuild lives and restore hope in Morocco.

Link to the Marrakech Riad GoFundMe campaign

Link to Marrakech Riad website for bookings and more information