Monthly Archives: February 2013

Maisha is on college campuses! Check out

Maisha is on college campuses! Check out this great article on our scarves by @daniellejohnson: http://www.collegefashionista.com/daniellejohnson/accessories-report-heshima-kenya-scarf/. And a special shout-out to the model – our fabulous intern Megan Singh Sidhu! Advertisements

The Rights of Refugees Like Me

The essay below was written by 18 year old Salome, who fled the DR Congo in 2009 and eventually made her way to Nairobi in 2010. When she arrived at Heshima Kenya, she had experienced a great deal of trauma and had limited schooling. Today Salome is a dedicated student, loves to read and write, and is known […]

Former Heshima Kenya Participant is 2013 Voice of Courage Honoree!

This year, at the Women’s Refugee Commission’s Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon on May 2, Dahabo Hassan Maow – a former Heshima Kenya participant – will be one of two women honored who are developing or leading programs that benefit refugee and displaced persons with disabilities. Each year, the Women’s Refugee Commission honors leaders who […]