Migori girls to stay in school

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 […]

Freedom for Girls heads to Kilifi County!!

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

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 […]

HIV Positive: Voiceless and Empowered

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 […]

Jambo – Kenya

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 […]

119 girls graduate in Alternative Rite of Passage in Oldonyonyokie

119 girls graduate in Alternative Rite of Passage in Oldonyonyokie On August 29th 2014, HEART was invited to participate in the graduation ceremony of 119 girls aged between 9-14 years old at Oldonyonyokie primary school. These girls were at risk of female genital cut (FGC) as it is the custom in the Maasai culture. They […]

Africa HEART Newsletter

Africa HEART June 2014 Social Media “The Future of Africa Lies In the hands of Its Children. Let’s give them the best education.” Twitter.com/A41oVmFPQQ   Follow HEART on Twitter and Facebook: twitter.com/Africaheart1 www.facebook.com/AFRICAHEART FFG in Action Girls help carry sanitary towels to the storage in their school in Murang’a. Notice their beautiful smiles…because they are […]

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World AIDS Orphan Day – 7 May, 2014

Africa HEART Newsletter  World AIDS Orphan Day 7 May 2014  In This Issue Freedom to be a Girl Invest in the Future. Defeat Malaria.   World AIDS Orphans Day May 7th, 2014   “Change My Life – Give Me Free, Quality Education” Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is coming up on May 11th! Need a […]

Africa HEART Newsletter March 2014

Africa HEART Newsletter March 2014 Thank You On behalf of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board, we want to thank each of you who attended and supported the 14th Annual HEART on Safari Dinner!  If you were unable to attend, please read through the articles to catch a glimpse of the evening, and if […]

Annual WEEP Graduation Ceremony

HEART held its annual WEEP Graduation ceremony. Eleven beautiful women graduated and celebrated this new chapter in their lives. They have literally been restored physically, emotionally and spiritually, through HEART’s Women Equality Empowerment Project (WEEP) . Pam Joseph and Beth Blaisdell of Women Leaders in Action (WLA) were our special guests from Atlanta, Georgia. Pam, […]