Safe House for Refugee Women

Education & Skill Training

Education & Skill Training - Zakat Foundation of America | Zakat Calculator | Muslim Charity | Muslim Aid Zakat Foundation sponsored Safe House in Kenya

An alarming number of refugee women from Somalia, Ethiopia and other countries in the region are fleeing to Kenya alone. They remain at high risk for human trafficking, kidnap and exploitation while they look for work and shelter. Zakat Foundation supports Heshima Kenya’s Safe House for Refugee women in Nairobi, which provides shelter, skill-training and care for dozens of refugee women who are in need of immediate protection.

A Safe Haven for Somali Refugee Women in Kenya

A Safe Haven for Somali Refugee Women in Kenya - Zakat Foundation of America | Zakat Calculator | Muslim Charity | Muslim Aid

Massive amounts of violence and social instability within Somalia have caused many people to flee the country at any cost. In the year 2008 alone, approximately 60,000 Somalis crossed into Kenya to escape the turmoil of their country. When young Somali girls arrive to Kenya, a country which borders Somalia to the west, they are often without family and cut… continue reading »

 

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