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.

Even the Safe House babies love to dance

Even the Safe House babies love to dance
Photo from Progress Report 'Recreational Time at the Safe House' (view small | med | large | orig)

Marie loves the hula hoop!

Marie loves the hula hoop!
Photo from Progress Report 'Recreational Time at the Safe House' (view small | med | large | orig)

Proud graduates of the Girls' Empowerment Program

Proud graduates of the Girls' Empowerment Program
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonus Day is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fatuma

Fatuma
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonus Day is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Heshima children sing a song together

Heshima children sing a song together
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonus Day is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)
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