Epimonia

Epimonia: The social enterprise founded by a Somali-American former refugee.

On a mission to provide support for refugees in the US, Mohamed Malim’s apparel company Epimonia recycles life jackets previously worn by refugees and turns them into bracelets, creating jobs for refugees in the process.

With 50 percent of the profits raised going to nonprofit organisations helping refugees with education and advancement, there’s no doubt Malim is making a difference in the world.

Born in a refugee camp in Kenya, former Somali refugee Malim moved to the US with his family at the age of four after they won a lottery system through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

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