In the female category, Naima Amine (Beni Mellal), Nabila El Khabchi (M’Diq-Fnideq), and Khadija Id Abdellah (Agadir), and in the male category, Mbarek Id El Mehdi (Boujdour), Abdelmalek Al Merdi (Errachidia), Abdelkarim Kaaouas (Taza).
The National Program to Combat Illiteracy in Mosques was launched following royal instructions contained in the speech of August 20, 2000, in which the King ordered that “the mosques remain open for the provision of literacy and education courses. “religious, civic and health education, according to a well-developed program.”
The national Program to combat illiteracy in mosques implemented by the Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs has been able to record very positive results that far exceed the objectives initially set.
Since its launch in 2000, this program has benefited more than 3,300,000 people, with 314,854 registered for the 2018-2019 school year alone, including 236,286 at the first level and 78,568 at the second. The Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs mobilized for this school year some 7,077 mosques and instructed some 8,032 supervisors, 1,164 coordinators, and educational advisers and 400 educational trainers to ensure the implementation of the said Program.
To ensure the full success of these programs and perpetuate their achievements, the Ministry of Habous and Islamic Affairs undertakes, for the year 2019-2020 to continue implementing the recommendations of the Superior Council of Education, training and scientific research concerning literacy, under the strategic vision for the reform of the education and training system 2015-2030.