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Morocco

Morocco Global Fellow

 

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

 

 


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

 

 

 


Placement

 

Asila Luxury partners with women entrepreneurs in the handicrafts sector to create luxury style crafts. 

Website: https://www.asilaluxury.com/
2018 Placement Details
2017 Photos: Flickr Album
Read Student Blogs from Morocco

Students talk about their experiences as Global Fellows and what they took away from their placements.

2017 Photos: Flickr Album 
2017 Blog Posts
2018 Placement Details
Student Photos from Morocco