Welcome to The Good Life Orphanage. We are a family-run, Kenya based, UK founded charity. We opened in 2008 and now care for over 50 orphaned children. Every single penny we raise goes directly to the orphanage; no admin, travel or accommodation costs are taken by anyone involved.

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We currently have over 60 children in the orphanage.

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  • Beth’s Surprise Visit – November 2014

    Mercy, Beth & Mary

    In November this year I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Good Life Orphanage again, exactly one year on from when I visited last. This time is was very much a flying visit, but was nonetheless special. I arrived in Mombasa from Nairobi, and was again reminded of the searing heat of the east […]

  • Sammy’s Story

    Sammy with some of his siblings

    My name is Sammy Maziya and am 17 years old. I was born at Ndonya, Mtwapa location in Kilifi district. My family is of a single mother, originally eleven members but three have since left home. My mother does peasant farming or hawking fruit & vegetables depending on the season of the year. At home […]

  • The Spirit of St Bernadette Mary Award 2014

    This is where we live

    Thanks to the generosity of Eileen Fray we now award this wonderful accolade yearly to the student whom the teachers & pupils believe embrace the Spirit of St Bernadette Mary School. This award is presented on the final day of the school year and we are bursting with pride at The Good Life Orphanage with […]