Organization of the first consultation focus groups with civil society activists, social entrepreneurs and parliament members on the crowdfunding legislation in Morocco

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advocating for the adoption of crowdfunding legislation in Morocco


While SimSim’s initial plan was to mobilize citizens and CSOs demand for the adoption of crowdfunding legislation in Morocco, the project launch coincided with the submission of a crowdfunding bill (proposed legislation) in the Moroccan parliament by the Ministry of Economy and Finance in October 16, 2019 (Link to the proposed legislation’s details on the website of Parliament: ). To ensure the participation of CSOs, social entrepreneurs, and citizens in general in the discussion of this bill, SimSim worked to organize consultation meetings with the social entrepreneurs, representatives of existing crowdfunding platforms, representatives of civil society organizations, and parliament members.

Activity civic goals


Narrative summary

On December 24th 2019, SimSim, in partnership with Happy Smala, organized the first consultation meeting on the government's proposed crowdfunding bill. This meeting was attended by representatives of existing crowdfunding platforms such as Cotizi and Wuluj, representatives of alternative finance platforms such as Ciwa, representatives of civil society organizations, one (1) economist, and four (4) parliament members from the parliamentary groups of the Justice and Development Party(PJD), the Party of Progress and Socialism (PPS), and the Party of Authenticity and Modernity (PAM).