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.

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)

Habiba carrying Annan after her nap

Habiba carrying Annan after her nap
Photo from Progress Report 'Overcoming Tribulations - Habiba's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lydia hard at work.

Lydia hard at work.
Photo from Progress Report 'Knowledge is Power - Lydia's Journey' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lydia (right) at graduation.

Lydia (right) at graduation.
Photo from Progress Report 'Knowledge is Power - Lydia's Journey' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Photo from Progress Report 'Matching day is coming up!' (view small | med | large | orig)

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