Flowing Resilience: James Remo’s Journey

In 2016, amidst political turmoil in South Sudan, James Remo sought solace in Uganda’s Bidibidi refugee settlement.  Now, eight years later, James still lives inside Bidi Bidi. His path crossed with Shelter Depot during a community gathering in his village. Shelter Depot, a hardware store in a refugee camp, creates access to life-changing goods and […]

Let’s unleash refugees to be leaders in reforestation!

Happy Earth Day! 🌎 Here is the backstory. Refugees often lack physical agency. We believe every refugee has unique preferences and desires, and we want to increase their agency as it relates to “our lane”: physical goods and ideal shelters. Thus we created Shelter Depot. Shelter Depot is a hardware store in a refugee camp. […]

Every Shelter Announces the Departure of Co-Founder, Nicole Iman

HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA: April 19, 2023 – Every Shelter is sad to announce the departure of Co-Founder Nicole Iman, also Vice President and Chief Program Officer. We will miss having her on our team, but we wish her all the best. Below follows a note of goodbye from Nicole Iman and a note of thanks […]

A note from me to you.

Friends, I’ve got mentorship on my mind today. Last week we hit a significant milestone at Every Shelter, and the first people I wanted to tell were those I considered mentors.  I watched my oldest daughter bouldering with her rock climbing coach, Mia, who also happened to intern for us this summer. Mia was such […]

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