The refugee kaftan-makers of Rabat
19 January 2014 Last updated at 00:41 GMT
Every year, hundreds of people from the trouble spots of the Middle East and Africa end up in Morocco.
Some find themselves jobless, homeless and destitute, and it can be particularly difficult for women.
Now one charity has set up a business making kaftans - the Moroccan national costume for women.
The enterprise hopes it will change people's ideas about what refugees can bring to their host nations.
Jeremy Howell reports from Morocco's capital, Rabat.