Heshima Kenya

Heshima Kenya is a 501(c)(3) US nonprofit and registered Kenyan charity based in Nairobi, Kenya. Heshima is the Swahili word for "respect" and we specialize in identifying and protecting separated and orphaned refugee children and youth living in Nairobi. Our innovative shelter, education and community outreach services enable and empower unaccompanied refugee children, especially adolescent girls, to live healthy lives.

Sumaya reciting a poem during 16 days of activism.

Sumaya reciting a poem during 16 days of activism.
Photo from Progress Report 'Finding Safety at Last: Sumaya's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sumaya at the Safe House

Sumaya at the Safe House
Photo from Progress Report 'Finding Safety at Last: Sumaya's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sumaya

Sumaya
Photo from Progress Report 'Finding Safety at Last: Sumaya's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sumaya, 13 year old Ethiopian girl.

Sumaya, 13 year old Ethiopian girl.
Photo from Progress Report 'Finding Safety at Last: Sumaya's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Thank you from all of us at Heshima Kenya

Thank you from all of us at Heshima Kenya
Photo from Progress Report 'Giving Tuesday is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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