Jordanian venture uses technology to empower refugees

Loay Malahmeh, a co-founder of the Jordanian
company, 3D Mena and a partner in Refugee Open Ware
This 6-year-old Yemeni boy helped design his prosthetic hand, made with a 3D printer, which cost less than $75. A Jordanian mechanical designer based in Fab Lab Barcelona then customized the hand for him, including an embedded computer with animation of Ben 10 aliens. © Manar Bilal/3D Mena
Some of the 3D-printed prosthetics



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