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INITIATIVE 2018


Product: Cemeli Motivation Bracelet

Initiative: Scholarships at the American College of Greece

Quotes from the “Daily Success Mantras Notebook” were used to create bracelets with motivational quotes. The product development was a collaboration of the Cemeli team with IMISI - a women owned business based in Greece.

Τhe initiative 2018 raised € 2,500 and offered optimism to these youth and gave them confidence and motivation for a brighter future. Each motivation bracelet sold supported the scholarship program Education Unites: From Camp to Campus.

Cemeli founder Christina Mahjouri Economou with ACG representatives

 Cemeli founder Christina Mahjouri Economou with ACG representatives 

A program developed in 2016 by the U.S. Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with the American College of Greece, the American College of Thessaloniki and the American Farm School in Thessaloniki. The Education Unites: From Camp to Campus program offered higher education scholarships for 100 eligible refugees in Athens and 100 in Thessaloniki. 

At Cemeli, we wanted to take part and to revive hope and inspire as many young refugees that had to flee their country due to conflict and danger. Their chance to obtain a degree and build a career is at risk. 

To learn more about the Education Unites: From Camp to Campus program click here