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.

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope
Photo from Progress Report 'A Home and New Hope' (view small | med | large | orig)

Divine (left) and a fellow member

Divine (left) and a fellow member
Photo from Progress Report 'Make it Happen! Divine's Story of Success' (view small | med | large | orig)

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)

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