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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  • No N.H.S.

    St Bernadette Mary School

    Anyone who knows our founders realise very quickly that Mama Mary is a passionate advocate of the N.H.S in the UK, seeing first hand how people suffer in developing countries without any sort of benefit system brings home just how blessed we are in the UK in particular to have a world class health service. […]

  • St Bernadette Mary’s Poetry Project

    Teachers leading Poem Project

    We are blessed to have linked up with Glenn Campbell from Co. Tyrone who is a very talented poet. During the past six months the staff and pupils of St Bernadette Mary School have been exchanging poems & ideas with Glenn and the results have been a revelation. Here is an extract from a report […]

  • Our Miracle – Baby Chea

    Mama Mapenzi picks up Baby Chea

    On the 2nd September 2014 in the evening some children heard a faint noise but it was not until the 10am the following morning they realised the cries were from a 10ft well in the Mnarani area of Kilifi. They summonded the area chief who in turn informed a special rescue team of Kilifi County […]