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 […]
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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 […]
When, in April 2014, an American team of six teenage daughters and their mothers saw for themselves how huge numbers of Kenyan girls are forced to miss school owing to lack of sanitary protection, they decided to take action. And they certainly did! Under the leadership of Lauri Harris, the team has raised $1,000 for […]
When the Kilifi Rotary Club President first contacted us last year regarding the FFG sanitary towel project, the breathless anticipation of a new partnership was undeniable! Working with the Rotary Club of Aylsham – UK, the Rotary Club of Kilifi joined forces with HEART’s FFG to launch the project in Matsangoi Primary School on 31 […]
HEART on Safari 2015 Please join us in celebrating- The 15th anniversary of HEART! [clear] Saturday, February 28th 5-9 p.m. Gold Country Fairgrounds 1273 High Street Auburn, CA 95603 Please contact either the California or Colorado HEART office to purchase dinner and raffle tickets. California – 530-885-9600 Colorado – 303-730-3779 [box type=error]Individual dinner ticket price increases to $60 after February 21st and at the door.[/box] [line] HEART on SAFARI 2015 Kenyan Safari Raffle African Wildlife Safari for Two Includes: Airfare to Kenya for 2 (up to $3,200) Kenyan Wildlife Safari Lodge 3 days and 2 nights Room and gourmet meals 4 Days at the HEART Lodge- Nairobi Suburbs Visit HEART Projects in Nairobi Tickets only $50 each Maximum 350 tickets will be sold Tickets can ONLY be purchased through HEART offices CA: 530-885-9600/CO: 303-730-3779 Drawing 2/28/15 Need not be present to win […]
This is a special guest post by Africa HEART, a Segal Family Foundation partner, for World AIDS Day. [line] “Good Morning,” I said to my children. They stared back at me blankly with no response. I wondered if they could not hear me. They were sitting there like statues, again I said “Good Morning.” I […]
Matthew 25:40 And the King will answer them, ‘Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.’ Pope Francis: “Let us ask ourselves today: are we open to ‘God’s surprises’?” [clear] Everyone wants to know about my recent trip to Kenya.Did you […]
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