Founded in 2007, Heshima ("Respect, honor and dignity") is the first organization in Kenya dedicated to identifying and protecting separated and orphaned refugee children. It provides shelter, education and comprehensive social services, and works to enable and empower the children to live healthy lives and become catalysts for positive change in their communities.
Girls Empowerment Project
Purpose: To build the long-term self-sufficiency of unaccompanied refugee girls in Nairobi by providing case-management services, basic education, life-skills training, vocational training, financial literacy and income generation through a cooperative.
|Project Grant Amount||$30,000|
|Total Grants Received||$271,462|
|Theme||Girl Effect, Sexual Health and Rights|
|Population Served||Adolescent girls, Refugees and IDPs|