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.

Fartun and her daughter on their way to the GEP

Fartun and her daughter on their way to the GEP
Photo from Progress Report 'Fartun: A Survivor' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fartun at work at the Maisha Collective

Fartun at work at the Maisha Collective
Photo from Progress Report 'Fartun: A Survivor' (view small | med | large | orig)

Fartun and her daughter at the Safe House

Fartun and her daughter at the Safe House
Photo from Progress Report 'Fartun: A Survivor' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lucie and her baby on their way to class

Lucie and her baby on their way to class
Photo from Progress Report 'A Light at the End of the Tunnel' (view small | med | large | orig)

Lucie and Her Daughter

Lucie and Her Daughter
Photo from Progress Report 'A Light at the End of the Tunnel' (view small | med | large | orig)

donate now:

An anonymous donor will match all new monthly recurring donations, but only if 75% of donors upgrade to a recurring donation today.
Terms and conditions apply.
Make a monthly recurring donation on your credit card. You can cancel at any time.
Make a donation in honor or memory of:
What kind of card would you like to send?
How much would you like to donate?
  • $25
    give
  • $30
    give
  • $50
    give
  • $60
    give
  • $75
    give
  • $100
    give
  • $200
    give
  • $350
    give
  • $25
    each month
    give
  • $30
    each month
    give
  • $50
    each month
    give
  • $60
    each month
    give
  • $75
    each month
    give
  • $100
    each month
    give
  • $200
    each month
    give
  • $350
    each month
    give
  • $
    give
gift Make this donation a gift, in honor of, or in memory of someone?

Reviews of Heshima Kenya

Great Nonprofits
Read and write reviews about Heshima Kenya on GreatNonProfits.org.