Benslimane - 22 May 2013
HRH Princess Lalla Salma, chairwoman of the Lalla Salma Foundation for cancer treatment and prevention, and HH Princess Lalla Zineb, chairwoman of the Moroccan league for child protection, chaired, on Wednesday in Benslimane, the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the two bodies.
The agreement is on providing health care by the Lalla Salma Foundation for orphans suffering from cancer in all Moroccan orphanages.
On this occasion, a presentation was given before HRH Princess Lalla Salma on the expansion project of the Lalla Amina de Benslimane complex.
HRH Princess Lalla Salma, accompanied by HH Princess Lalla Zineb, took a tour of the complex before posing for a souvenir photo with the children and staff of the institution.
The complex of the Moroccan League for Child Protection is made up of a children shelter "Home Lalla Amina", and "Dar Al Fatat" a home for girls from the countryside.
"Home Lalla Amina" provides care for abandoned children over 4 years old, and helps them get trough preschool and school education in the various public institutions of the town of Benslimane. The center also offers a wide-range of cultural and sporting activities, excursions and camps. Since its inauguration in 1987, "Home Lalla Amina" hosted a total of 386 children.
The house "Dar Al Fatat" is a boarding school for girls enrolled in middle and high schools in Benslimane. The beneficiaries are from poor families from rural areas of the region. The house has hosted around 147 girls since its creation.