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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  • Goodbye to Raymond & Mary Odhiambo

    Neighbour hands the children over to Mercy

    by Hemed Jumaa Raymond & Mary joined The GLO on 7th November 2012 after being abandoned by their mother in Mtwapa. During their admission, both the two were in poor health especially Mary who was severely malnourished. For the past five years that they have been under GLO’s care, we have seen tremendous changes in […]

  • Farewell John Samuel R.I.P.

    John Samuel in January 2015 with Mama Mary

    By Joseph Karanja How possibly could it be true that he is gone? How possible is it yet just a day before on Saturday 22nd, he was with us just right here in school for a whole morning till noon? Why such a tender life? Why John Samuel? Why did you have to go so […]

  • St Bernadette Mary School Music Team in Kakamega

    Happy to represent SBM School at National Level

    By Mr Alfred Musee The SBM Music Team left the our school in Mtepeni for Kakamega on 9th July at around 6:00AM by bus, a long journey in excess of 840km. Our Head teacher, Mr. Joe, saw us off as he witnessed our departure. On the way the children were excited by the beauty of […]