Studies indicate that sexual maturation upsets the balance of both girls and boys and, consequently, impacts their education. However, menstruation further complicates the girl child’s challenges. Sanitary wear is beyond the reach of many girls in Kenya because they are too expensive for either them or their guardians to afford. UNESCO estimates 1 in 10 […]
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“Flicker of Hope: Empowered HIV+ Women of Kenya” is an uplifting short documentary about women who were saved from death by the USA and Kenyan-based humanitarian organization Health Education Africa Resource Team (HEART). The women are guided on a path to realize their own potential, become self-sufficient, and support their children. Empowered with a […]
Freedom for Girls (FFG) is delighted to announce it’s ‘new and improved’ brand of sanitary towels! This is as a result of feedback from our beneficiaries, partners and stakeholders. 2016’s goal is to reach 200,000 girls with a year supply of this better-quality sanitary towels, undergarments and health education to empower them to stay in […]
HEART on Safari 2016 The HEART Board Cordially Invites you to Join us in Celebrating HEART’s 16th Anniversary Saturday, March 5, 2016, 5-9 PM The Ridge Golf and Event Center 2020 Golf Course Rd Auburn, CA To purchase your dinner tickets, please contact the California HEART Office. Online ticket purchasing has now closed. California – […]
In acknowledgement of the Freedom for Girls (FFG) project, HEART received a check donation of Kshs. 10,000 shillings from Lions Club Runda on July 24th 2013, at Lions Loresho Hospital. The donation was received during an auspicious event graced by the International president of Lions Club District 411A – Mr. Joe Preston. Ms. Lydiah Njoroge […]
Magdalene Nkaai’s story The future looks blurry when you grow up in a family of 22 siblings, three mothers with only one father. The woman has no say in the Maasai community and the boy child is always given priority when resources need to be allocated. Growing up in a male chauvinistic society, Magdalene Nkaai […]
Susan Nyambura Story Getting pregnant at the age of 14 years and married off at just after completing class 8 was a nightmare for Susan Nyambura. Her mother decided it was better for her to get married than continue with school since she was pregnant. Susan and her family were living in Mathare slum and […]
On April 24, 2015 HEART hosted a Mother-Daughter Tea with 29 WEEP women and 48 daughters. The tea was facilitated by Ellen Bowman – HEART’s great friend and partner. This was a special day of marketing and branding training for the Nairobi WEEP ladies who are emerging entrepreneurs. The training focused on various aspects of […]
Evicted and Homeless – Jane’s Story In April 2014 when her husband died of HIV and AIDS, Jane Nyambega became a widow at only 34 and was left alone to care for her 3 children. Her two sons aged 16 and 9 turned out to be HIV positive and thankfully her daughter 13 years HIV […]
“Food security, nutrition support and economic strengthening among vulnerable groups are a reality! Just bring all parties on board, give opportunity to the vulnerable, walk together in the journey, provide the environment conducive for thriving and watch the results. Amazing! Isn’t it?” Evans Masese Riombasa Widows Self-help Group based in Kisii County ventured into greenhouse […]
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