Mohamed Ouahi was born in 1981 in Qasr Mouiy. He graduated elementary school and learned metal working from his father who was a blacksmith. He cofounded the cooperative and has represented it in different local fairs. Beside smithing he enjoys watching football especially the spanish ligua and play petanque with fellow cooperative members.
Mustapha Chouai was born in Qasr Mouiy in 1976 and moved to Oued Ifrane with his family when he was 5 years old. He learned smithing from his father but also weaving from his mother. He is a very active member in his town and was the man who helped the weavers of the town to get together and organize themselves as an association and later as a cooperative. He then founded a cooperative for his co workers and himself for their artistic smithery. And finally, Mustapha is a board member of Anou and a highly skilled trainer. He travels all over Morocco to meet and train hundreds of artisans who join and sell through our platform.