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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  • Enjoying the Sports Curriculum @ St Bernadette Mary School

    Our Netball Team

    School based sport is an important part of a child’s overall educational experience. When a child participates in sports they benefit not only physically but also socially and mentally. The inter-school games are a big part of the SBM school sports calender. Broadly speaking inter-school sports are offered in the fields of soccer, netball, volleyball, […]

  • 1st Visit to Nairobi for Joel & Vincent

    Joel & Vincent prepare for the overnight trip

    (By teacher Joseph Karanja) No matter where we come from, or how tough the situation might be in our homes, we each carry within us a unique set of talents. That is the clear message from our distinguished directors to the students of St. Bernadette Mary School. After the official invitation from The Aga Khan […]

  • Shainuru & Nuru Juma join O’Malley House

    Living conditions for the children

    Shainuru is a young girl of about 4.5 years old who joined The GLO together with his brother Nuru who is a young boy of about 3 years. They come from a family of three children and the first born child is a boy of twelve years old. They were referred to GLO from Kikambala […]