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.

Education and Empowerment for Refugee Girls

Education and Empowerment for Refugee Girls
Photo from Progress Report 'Girls Leading the Way' (view small | med | large | orig)

Girls of the Safe House and children

Girls of the Safe House and children
Photo from Progress Report 'Finding Strength Through Community' (view small | med | large | orig)

Field trip to the GoDown Arts Centre

Field trip to the GoDown Arts Centre
Photo from Progress Report 'Creative Expression: A Field Trip to the GoDown' (view small | med | large | orig)

The Maisha Collective

The Maisha Collective
Photo from Progress Report 'Strengthening Voices: HIV and AIDS Training' (view small | med | large | orig)

The Girl's Empowerment Project

The Girl's Empowerment Project
Photo from Progress Report 'Strengthening Voices: HIV and AIDS Training' (view small | med | large | orig)
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