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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  • Abdallah’s First Month at Work

    Marvelous, Abdhalla, Gambo, Ali, Naomi and Papa Kevin

    by Lucy Wamalwa – GLO Counsellor After being at GLO for nearly seven years and successfully completing the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education results it was a high time for Abdallah to start his new venture in vocational training which we had already psychologically prepared him for. First things first, he needed to process an […]

  • Hamisi, Kanoti & Moses move to The Transition House

    Transition House 18/12/13

    By Hemed Jumaa According to well known human development theorists the adolescence stage is usually the very complex stage in anybody’s life and it is always a challenging task to deal with adolescents. Many adolescents usually feel they want to control everything about their lives. This is usually influenced by the many biological changes that […]

  • Adam & Habiba leave The GLO

    Adam & Habiba are dropped off at the Police Station

    Adam Kiptoo and Habiba Kiptoo are siblings of about five and two and half years old respectively. The two children joined the GLO on 6th January 2014. Adam was 3 years and Habiba was 6 months old when their mother abandoned them at a neighbour’s house after a domestic conflict between her and the husband. […]