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Morocco

Supporting women with their handcrafted businesses and helping them become strong economic agents with a voice in their communities.

Placement

Asila Luxury

Asila Luxury partners with women entrepreneurs in the handicrafts sector to create a new luxury style that fosters High End Ethical Fashion, empowers women and girls, and preserves Morocco’s craft heritage.

Website: https://www.asilaluxury.com/

2017 Placement Details

2017 Photos: Flickr Album

Student Blogs 2017

 
 

Morocco Factbook


 

Location:
Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara

Climate:
Mediterranean, becoming more extreme in the interior

Terrain:
Mountainous northern coast (Rif Mountains) and interior (Atlas Mountains) bordered by large plateaus with intermontane valleys, and fertile coastal plains

Population:
33,655,786 (July 2016 est.)

Ethnic Groups:
Arab-Berber 99%, other 1%

Languages:
Arabic (official), Berber languages (Tamazight (official), Tachelhit, Tarifit), French (often the language of business, government, and diplomacy)

 
Information from the CIA's World Factbook