SEND US HOME KENYA

We are a network of volunteers and representatives of organisations working

to support the return and reintegration of Kenyan migrant

workers stranded in Lebanon and the Gulf countries.

There are an estimated 100,000 to 300,000 Kenyan Migrant Workers working in the Middle East.


Many are female domestic workers contracted under the Kafala system. Following the COVID-19 pandemic and

explosion in Lebanon, hundreds have become jobless and homeless. Here’s how we are supporting them:

RELIEF

Providing financial assistance to workers awaiting repatriation in Lebanon, Bahrain and other Middle Eastern countries.

REINTEGRATION

Providing cash transfers, psychosocial and livelihood support to returnees.

ADVOCACY

Collaborating with NGOs to educate & advocate for migrant workers’ rights & welfare.

Labour Migration in Kenya

Kenya is a major source of migrant domestic labour for the Middle East. Over the last few years, many migrant domestic workers have shared their experiences of abuse and exploitation at the hands of their employers & recruitment agencies. Kafala, exclusion from national labour laws and weak enforcement of laws are largely to blame.

On Return Series

Kenyan migrant worker returnees are sharing their accounts of their experiences in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries. Their stories are heartbreaking.

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Alice’s story: My employer abandoned me outside the consulate when I needed medical

Alice’s story: My employer abandoned me outside the consulate when I needed medical care

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