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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  • 12th Blog of Christmas – Manchester to Mombasa; It’s a wonderful life.

    Mary-Anne with Nuru

    By Victoria Catterall-Decalmer and Mary-Anne Kilroe We have had privileged lives. We have been afforded good, loving families; an excellent education; the opportunity to live in a part of the world where our gender does not limit our quality of life or the potential we may reach in our careers. We realise, however, that not […]

  • 11th Blog of Christmas – Collins’ 1st Year at High School

    Collins says Asante Sana to Tuk Tuk

    My name is Collins Otieno. I am sixteen years old; I was in Form One in 2016 and proceeding to Form Two in January 2017. I write this piece to express my experiences in the first year of High school life. The 1st term I joined the school was a little challenging because it was […]

  • 10th Blog of Christmas – Developing our Health & Social Care Department

    Lucy with Mudi during a session

    by Hemed Jumaa GLO has always offered home for vulnerable and needy children with the staff working together to ensure all the children’s needs are adequately met. The year 2016 has given us a greater opportunity to exercise more team work for better management of every child’s needs whereby our children have felt more cared […]