Saraim is a voluntary organisation helping refugee entrepreneurs in Ireland to create and grow their own businesses. The name is derived from the Irish word "Sáraím" meaning to overcome, rise above or exceed. All of the things that refugee entrepreneurs need to do if they are to become successful business owners.  

Saraim was founded by Mike Kelly, an international entrepreneur for the past 20 years who has won multiple business awards and is a qualified Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors. Mike has secured funding for a number of his own businesses through Enterprise Ireland's "High Potential Start-Up Unit" (HPSU), multiple Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and private equity firms.  

Mike Kelly, The Channel Institute

Mike is available for free consulting to help refugee entrepreneurs refine their business plans and strategy, secure funding, or help grow their business in any way he can. 

So get in touch!