Education and Empowerment for Refugee Girls "Alone in Little Mogadishu": A photo by Zamzam An Outing at the University of Nairobi Physical Education

RefuSHE

Org #836
Vetted since 2009 Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$194,761
raised on GlobalGiving
15
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

RefuSHE is a 501(c)(3) US nonprofit and registered Kenyan charity based in Nairobi, Kenya. 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.

Project Leaders
Madeline Balser
Madeline Balser
Shelby Quackenbush
Shelby Quackenbush
Jennifer Githaiga
Jennifer Githaiga
Team
Dina Dukhqan, Helen Altshul
Organization Information
17 E Monroe St
Suite 228
Chicago, IL 60603
United States
Organization Information
17 E Monroe St
Suite 228
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Cecilia Steps Toward Her Design Dreams

By Madeline Balser | Development Manager

Cecilia was only 13 years old when she found herself facing the chaos of war while visiting her grandparents during the holidays in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Fleeing with her younger... Read the full report ›

Asha and Her Baby Get Back on Their Feet

By Madeline Balser | Development Manager

Asha was born in Somalia and raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp. Life at the camp was tough, marked by distressing memories of her father's abusive behavior towards her mother. Driven to escape the abuse,... Read the full report ›

Nadia Finds Community in the Safe House

By Madeline Balser | Development Manager

Nadia is a 17-year-old refugee from Rwanda who arrived at RefuSHE's Safe House in March 2023. At the age of 13, Nadia and her brother ran away from home to escape issues of conflict and neglect.... Read the full report ›
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