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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  • Karibu Betty Nabwire Kamau to The GLO Family

    Betty at her home on the rubbish tip

    Betty is a young girl aged 7 years old. Sadly she was abandoned by her mother when she was three months old leaving her in the care of her father who suffers from severe mental illness. Both Betty and her father have been living on the Kibarani Rubbish Dump where there are no houses and […]

  • Making a difference – Millie & Caitlin McKenna

    Millie McKenna

    By Jackie McKenna During our visit to the GLO in March 2014, we posted regular updates on Facebook, to share our experience with our friends and family back home. Our experience touched the hearts of many, and in particular, our 7 year old great-niece Millie McKenna, who attends St Mary’s school in Levenshulme, Manchester. Upon […]

  • Progress on IT/Technical Block

    Starting to take shape

    Well it has been a very busy couple of months on the site of our new IT/Technical Block at The Good Life Orphanage & St Bernadette Mary School. Even though the rains have been very heavy and constant, our builder has made remarkable progress and the building is looking amazing! Since our last blog update […]