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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  • The Spirit of St Bernadette Mary Award 2014

    This is where we live

    Thanks to the generosity of Eileen Fray we now award this wonderful accolade yearly to the student whom the teachers & pupils believe embrace the Spirit of St Bernadette Mary School. This award is presented on the final day of the school year and we are bursting with pride at The Good Life Orphanage with […]

  • Asante Sana Rooney Fish

    Unloading the Generator

    If you have ever volunteered at The Good Life Orphanage you wil soon discover the pluses and minuses of our great project. The warm welcome is a joy to behold along with the rural location and the children’s smiles. On the minus side we have large insects, bush rats, the odd snake and the often […]

  • No N.H.S.

    St Bernadette Mary School

    Anyone who knows our founders realise very quickly that Mama Mary is a passionate advocate of the N.H.S in the UK, seeing first hand how people suffer in developing countries without any sort of benefit system brings home just how blessed we are in the UK in particular to have a world class health service. […]