Overview

  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2008
Heshima Kenya, a nonprofit organization operating in Nairobi, Kenya, is the first organization in Kenya devoted to protecting unaccompanied and separated refugee children and youth, with a special focus in supporting women and girls ages 13 to 23 years old from Somalia, Ethiopia, DR Congo, Sudan, Rwanda, and Burundi. Heshima Kenya provides shelter, education, vocational training, case management support, and advocacy to participants and their children who have experienced the detrimental effects of war, the loss of their families, and, in many cases, kidnapping, rape, trafficking, unlawful detainment, and torture. Heshima Kenya also mobilize members of the refugee community through educational outreach. At the core of Heshima Kenya’s model is the creation of a social network that empowers girls and young women to strive for economic self-sufficiency and become community leaders in their own right.

Where is Heshima Kenya
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    • Programme Officer
      Kenya

    Staff at Heshima Kenya have experience in

    Sectors

    • biodiversity
    • legislation / regulations
    • human rights
    • refugees
    • children

    Countries

    • kenya
    • tanzania
    • united states
    • south africa
    • cayman islands

    Skills

    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Chicago
    • 1111 North Wells Street, Suite 306 Chicago, Illinois 60610 USA
    • P.O. Box 63192-00619 Nairobi, Kenya