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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  • 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 […]

  • Our Occupational Therapy Department – Nine Months Later

    Lawrence with Winfred - July 17

    by Winfred Ngile It has now been nine months since I joined the Good Life Orphanage family, I thank God for bringing us this far in providing care to our GLO children and also needy children in the surrounding area. I also thank the Members of staff at GLO for their support, they have been […]

  • SBM School Update – July 2017

    Asante Sana Olga for the donation of drums & musical instruments

    By Mr Joe Karanja – SBM Head Teacher “BE KIND, BE ENCOURAGING, BE EXCELLENT…and just keep learning, just keep learning” A simple mantra we picked for the new term as we forge on with our key objective of transforming our school into a centre of excellence. Last term was a phenomenal term for the entire […]