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Wrapped in Solidarity: The Maisha Collective

(1) Comments | Posted May 16, 2013 | 3:22 PM

Joyful. Luminous. Radiant. Distinguished. Vivacious. Such adjectives describe every Maisha collective scarf, outshone only by the story -- and the woman -- behind it.

The scarf I own was handmade by a Rwandan girl named Elizabeth. Like 50 percent of all the refugee girls

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Motherhood: Making a Positive Difference in the World

(0) Comments | Posted May 9, 2013 | 10:32 AM

There are currently over 600,000 refugees in Kenya's refugee camps, many of whom are unaccompanied, orphaned and separated refugee girls and single young women without family members. Refugee girls and young women face the highest risks of exploitation, assault, forced marriage, and abuse, resulting in extreme barriers to education, medical...

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Positive Impacts From Heshima Kenya

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2013 | 11:17 AM

One of the most rewarding things about our work is realizing the positive outcomes from our young women who have worked so hard to overcome their traumatic experiences and strive for a better life. We cannot emphasize enough our pride in their resilience and endurance.

Margaret's Exceptional Strides
Margaret...

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