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.

Sammy preparing a fabric for tie-and-dye

Sammy preparing a fabric for tie-and-dye
Photo from Progress Report 'Disability is Not Inability' (view small | med | large | orig)

Rachel with her baby Nina

Rachel with her baby Nina
Photo from Progress Report 'Rebuilding Hope' (view small | med | large | orig)

Education and Empowerment for Refugee Girls

Education and Empowerment for Refugee Girls
Photo from Progress Report 'A Story of Heartbreak, Courage, and Resilience' (view small | med | large | orig)

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope
Photo from Progress Report 'Empowering Young Refugees Through Photography' (view small | med | large | orig)

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope

The Safe House: An Enclave of Peace and Hope
Photo from Progress Report 'Empowering Young Refugees Through Photography' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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