Hekima Place Inc
Rating: 4.91 stars 11 11 reviews
407 Morrison Drive Pittsburgh PA 15216 USA
The mission of Hekima Place is to serve the needs of vulnerable Kenyan girls with excellence, professionalism, integrity and compassion by providing a stable home environment for children. We also support them with providing funds for school - primary through high school with the potential for university scholarships.
We have grown from 10 girls to over 70 (with 7 in university) ranging from infants to young adults in 10 years! Along with increasing the number of girls we support, we have gone from renting property to fully owning 5 acres with 5 houses, a dining hall, office, and is nearly 100% sustainable with veggie garden (shamba), a water borehole, biobox for purifying/water recycling and animals for food.
vulnerable girls receive an education
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The long-term vision of Hekima Place is to stop the ongoing cycle of suffering for healthy children, particularly girls by offering a loving home, a nutritional diet, and a chance for excellence in education. The key short-term outcomes that Hekima Place intends to achieve are: 1. Providing at least 40-60 girls per year the opportunity to go to primary or secondary school now through 2008. 2. As a result of improved nutrition, 100% of students achieve a healthy weight respective to their age within a reasonable timeframe of their living at Hekima Place. 3. As a result of living at Hekima Place, 100% of students feel they have an opportunity for a better life and a sense of pride in themselves.
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