Free education for girls is a portal for large-scale social change in Mathare, the second largest slum in Nairobi.
Help train Kenyan teachers to deliver self-defense programming to young people to prevent sexual violence.
Only 5% of girls reach secondary school in Muhuru due to pregnancy, HIV orphanage, and early marriage. Few receive the support necessary for success.
Maasai girls face many challenges because of cultural traditions such as female genital mutilation and forced early marriage, which prevent girls from continuing education.
The children and youth Heshima Kenya serves today become tomorrow’s advocates creating social change, individually and collectively.
ZanaAfrica is innovating a radically affordable sanitary pad to help more Kenyan girls stay in school.