Morocco

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 

 

 


Placements

Asila Luxury

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

Website: https://www.asilaluxury.com/
Photos: 2017
2018 Placement Details

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

Photos: 2017
Student Blogs: 2017
2018 Placement Details

Student Photos from Morocco