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Kayla Mainja

Helen’s Project

Summary


Kayla, a resilient and determined entrepreneur, shares her inspiring journey from a tumultuous upbringing to founding Helen's Project, an organization dedicated to supporting individuals facing homelessness and trauma. Kayla's personal experiences, including surviving abuse, exploitation, and single parenthood, motivated her to create a program that listens to the unique needs of its clients and provides comprehensive support. Despite facing major challenges, such as prejudice and racism, Kayla's tenacity, open-mindedness, and strong will have propelled her forward. Helen's Project offers a range of services, including substance abuse programs, support groups, housing assistance, and skills training. Kayla's story serves as a reminder of the power of resilience, empathy, and community support in overcoming adversity and making a positive impact on the lives of others.