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FFG “new and improved” Brand of Sanitary towels

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

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 – […]

HEART receives Kshs. 10,000 towards FFG project

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 […]

Only Educated Girl child in a family of 22 Children!

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 […]

Scarred but alive

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 […]

Mother–Daughter Tea

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 […]

Giving Hope and Shelter to the HIV+ Women

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 […]

Green house farming improving women’s livelihoods

“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 […]

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 […]