Monthly Archives: March 2014

“The Woman”, a poem written by Heshima girls, Ingrid Mary and Janet

On International Women’s Day, the Heshima girls and young women gathered to celebrate women all over the world. Along with singing and dancing, Ingrid Mary and Janet wrote and recited this poem to their peers and the Heshima team. Our favorite line, “She is the star that guides the humble – The Woman, without her […]

Creating Pathways for Hope: The Success of our Community Leaders

  Refugee women in our Womens Ambassador Groups showing off their new enterprises. Written by Stephen Mwangangi We at Heshima Kenya believe that economic empowerment of women secures sustainable and lasting peace.  A great majority of urban refugee women in Nairobi live in acute poverty. They lack capital and spend most of their household budgets […]