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.

Euphrozine laughing with friends.

Euphrozine laughing with friends.
Photo from Progress Report 'The Maisha Collective' (view small | med | large | orig)

Annette and her son, Lucky, hard at work.

Annette and her son, Lucky, hard at work.
Photo from Progress Report 'The Maisha Collective' (view small | med | large | orig)

One of our Heshima girls - happy and safe!

One of our Heshima girls  - happy and safe!
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving Bonus Day- March 14th!' (view small | med | large | orig)

One of our Heshima girls - happy and safe!

One of our Heshima girls  - happy and safe!
Photo from Progress Report 'Global Giving Bonus Day- March 14th!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Miriam with Hamdi, a Heshima Caseworker.

Miriam with Hamdi, a Heshima Caseworker.
Photo from Progress Report 'Inspiring Peace and Social Change: Miriam's Story' (view small | med | large | orig)
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