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.

Fatuma

Fatuma
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonus Day is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Heshima children sing a song together

Heshima children sing a song together
Photo from Progress Report 'Bonus Day is here!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Nyahumure leading a discussion in the Safe House

Nyahumure leading a discussion in the Safe House
Photo from Progress Report 'Nyamuhure Becomes a Leader' (view small | med | large | orig)

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)
 
   

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