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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  • Pre-teens Shopping Day by Ali Muta (aged 11years 2mths)

    Our keen shoppers

    It was in the evening on Thursday 19th June during our half term break when my Mother, Mama Mapenzi told me that eight preteens will be going to the Market and I was one of them. I felt happy as a King. I budgeted for the items that I was to buy as I had […]

  • The Day of the African Child – 16/06/15

    Day of the African Child 16/06/15

    By Hemed Juma The Day of the African child is an event that has been celebrated annually on 16th June since 1991 to commemorate the 1976 massacres that happened in Soweto, South Africa when students demonstrated for the basic right to a decent education but were shot dead. This year’s celebration in Kilifi County was […]

  • Fun Day at Mbewau Academy – Asante Sana Joshua & Jenny

    Jenny having a chat with our children & mama mapenzi

    Playing is one of the most important things you can do with your child. The time spent on play gives the child lots of different ways and times to learn. Playing also helps the child to: build confidence, make friends, feel loved, happy and safe, develop social skills-language, communication, and learn about caring for others […]