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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  • 1st Home Visit for Lawrence by Lucy Wamalwa (GLO Counsellor)

    Baby Lawrence's 1st Day @ GLO

    Lawrence Bidel is one of our special children at the Good Life Orphanage, born with Spina Bifida to a very young mother in July 2010, he arrived to join our family on 28/07/10 thanks to The Carr-Deed Family who noticed his need for urgent medical care. Six years later he is outspoken, cheerful, and brave […]

  • Aspirations of our High School Students – By Joseph Karanja Senior Teacher


    Three years ago SBM School & The Good Life Orphanage embarked on a life changing mission to try to obtain sponsors to finance the secondary education of some of our brightest pupils. This journey began with three top pupils who had sat for KCPE in 2013 and emerged best performers. Phaustine Mlota, Mwanyamba Cosmas and […]

  • Update on Betty Nambwire – One Year On

    Betty at her home on the rubbish tip

    Betty Nambwire is a bright girl of approximately 8.5 years old. She joined the GLO family on 21st August 2015 and has settled into life at our orphanage without any problems whatsoever. Sadly Betty’s mother abandoned her when she was still a baby and she remained under the care of her father who is mentally […]