FIFTY (MORE OR LESS) WAYS
TO SERVE FRIENDS OF MOROCCO
her cookbook Couscous and Other Good Food from Morocco offers
the story of 50 ways to serve chicken.
The list came about due to a wager at a meeting of the Istiqlal during the
struggle against the French in the early 1950s. The wager was made, and
won, by Mehdi Bennoxina of Tetuoun, later chief of the Agence Maghreb Arabe
Presse in Rabat. We offer for your consideration:
a new FOM member.
your dues and send a donation to FOM.
a Moroccan to visit your home.
a Moroccan college student.
- Go to
to Washington, DC for the
- Wear a
crossed flag (U.S. and Morocco) or Moroccan flag lapel pin
- Host a
Moroccan feast to be auctioned for your favorite charity.
an article for the FOM Newsletter.
Peace Corps or recruit a new
in Morocco and tell others about your experiences.
friends over for a Moroccan meal.
- Wear a Peace Corps lapel pin or button.
commission, and distribute a FOM bumper sticker.
- Take friends
to a Moroccan restaurant.
- Take a
Moroccan dish to a community pot luck
or private pot luck.
- Do a Moroccan
slide show for a school, civic group, or church.
- Be on
the FOM Board of Directors or serve as a FOM
or attend a Morocco reunion.
- Call or
write an old friend from Morocco.
- See and
discuss a movie filmed in or about Morocco
- Join and
support the National Peace Corps Association
- Join or
start your own local FOM chapter.
- Have Moroccan
crafts on display in your house.
English language materials to a TEFL center.
kids some Arabic.
informed and speak out on Arab/Islamic issues.
- Put a
Peace Corps bumper sticker on your car.
- Hold a
fund raiser for a
project in Morocco.
a song, poem, essay maybe do a video of your experience
your newspaper presenting an RPCV's viewpoint on international events.
Congress presenting an RPCV's viewpoint on international events.
for a Fulbright to study, teach or do research
slides to the FOM slide library
Morocco in local international fairs.
and sell Moroccan crafts.
- Wear Moroccan
- Help edit,
design, produce, or distribute the FOM Membership and Resource Directory.
- Sell advertising
in the FOM Directory to restaurants and merchants.
- Contribute to an NGO sharing FOM objectives.
- Take friends
to the Moroccan Pavilion at
Epcot Center in Orlando, Florida.
an article on Morocco for your local newspaper.
an article on Morocco for your professional journal.
or brief a new Peace Corps volunteer
photographs and crafts from Morocco in your office.
- Say insha'allah
when referring to the future.
- Say bismellah
when starting anything new.
- Read and
discuss a book about Morocco.
- Go to
your local mosque.
yourself to Moroccans on the street.
- Lead or
organize a tour to Morocco.
list will not only help Friends of Morocco, but will also help bridge
the understanding gap between American and Moroccan cultures. Contact
Tim Resch if you need any
assistance or ideas
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