Hekima Place – Investing in girls and communities

Hekima Place Inc. is located at Corner Baridi in Kiserian, Kajiado County.Incorporated in 2005 as a US 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, it also registered as a trust in Kenya the same year. The program began with just 10 girls in a rented facility in Karen, headed by Founding Director, Kate Fletcher. Since 2005, the trust has been successful in attracting generous …

Getting to know our partners from Hekima Place in Kenya

My name is Jenny Mushiringani Monjero and I am the Executive Director of Hekima Place, a children’s home for orphaned and vulnerable girls in Kenya. My journey to Hekima started in 2014 when I undertook my very first trip to Kenya. As the plane touched down at Jomo Kenyetta International Airport, a mixture of emotions flooded my body: panic and …

Arrive as strangers, leave as friends

I didn’t know what to expect when I arrived on my expedition with Travel Teacher, id been imagining it for months, the experiences id have, the friends id make, but nothing prepared me for this. I have been on expedition for 2 weeks – the best 2 weeks!! It took a me time to find my feet in Fiji, but …

2 Weeks in Aitutaki

Being able to make an impact on a global community while meeting the most amazing group of people has been the most rewarding experience of my life.