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.

Chance and her peers graduate

Chance and her peers graduate
Photo from Progress Report 'Chance's Dreams' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chance in a play about the importance of education

Chance in a play about the importance of education
Photo from Progress Report 'Chance's Dreams' (view small | med | large | orig)

Chance at work

Chance at work
Photo from Progress Report 'Chance's Dreams' (view small | med | large | orig)

Annan and other children playing with toys

Annan and other children playing with toys
Photo from Progress Report 'Overcoming Tribulations - Habiba's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Habiba showing an art piece she created

Habiba showing an art piece she created
Photo from Progress Report 'Overcoming Tribulations - Habiba's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

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