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.

Elizabeth smiling and sewing

Elizabeth smiling and sewing
Photo from Progress Report 'Elizabeth's story of Courage and Strength' (view small | med | large | orig)

Birthday party - blowing out candles

Birthday party - blowing out candles
Photo from Progress Report 'Talent Night: Boosting Confidence & Having Fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Dance performance at the Safe House

Dance performance at the Safe House
Photo from Progress Report 'Talent Night: Boosting Confidence & Having Fun' (view small | med | large | orig)

Saying goodbye to the jouranlism teacher

Saying goodbye to the jouranlism teacher
Photo from Progress Report 'Journalism Club: Girls Learn Writing & Reporting' (view small | med | large | orig)

Learning about photography

Learning about photography
Photo from Progress Report 'Journalism Club: Girls Learn Writing & Reporting' (view small | med | large | orig)

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