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HEART is a Christian, faith-based humanitarian organization that focuses on empowering vulnerable women, children, and youth of Africa to thrive beyond HIV through quality healthcare, education, and economic strengthening.

HEART stands for Health Education Africa Resource Team. Founded by Vickie Winkler in February 2000.  We are a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the United States and a registered TRUST in Kenya.

 

We have staff located in the United States and Kenya. Our US headquarters are located in Auburn, CA.  Africa headquarters is in Nairobi, Kenya.

ABOUT
US

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VISION
STATEMENT

Empower vulnerable women, children and youth of Africa to thrive beyond HIV through holistic health and wellness programs.

MISSION
STATEMENT

HEART and our partners are empowering the women, children, and youth of Africa through strategic interventions to promote sustainable health, education, discipleship and economic strengthening as a Christian, faith-based organization.

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CORE
VALUES

  • Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ. Jesus is the Chief Executive Officer of HEART!

  • Compassion as we serve with respect and fairness to all regardless of their culture and religion.

  • Integrity in all we do by embracing Christian ethics in a manner that is honoring to all we serve.

  • Excellence in every detail of our work.

  • Unity within HEART and our Partners.

GUIDING
SCRIPTURES

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge” Hosea 4:6

 

“To look after orphans and widows in their distress” James 1:27

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OUR
MOTTO

STABLIZE. EMPOWER.THRIVE.

Set for Life!

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