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.

Mirielle's classmates

Mirielle's classmates
Photo from Progress Report 'Mireille Graduates' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mireille and her diploma

Mireille and her diploma
Photo from Progress Report 'Mireille Graduates' (view small | med | large | orig)

Residents listening to life skills presentations

Residents listening to life skills presentations
Photo from Progress Report 'This Summer at the Safe House' (view small | med | large | orig)

Safe house residents in a discussion group

Safe house residents in a discussion group
Photo from Progress Report 'This Summer at the Safe House' (view small | med | large | orig)

Marlene and Latu completing their assignments

Marlene and Latu completing their assignments
Photo from Progress Report 'This Summer at the Safe House' (view small | med | large | orig)
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