Neighbour hands the children over to Mercy

Goodbye to Raymond & Mary Odhiambo

by Hemed Jumaa Raymond & Mary joined The GLO on 7th November 2012 after being abandoned by their mother in Mtwapa. During their admission, both the two were in poor health especially Mary who was severely malnourished. For the past five years that they have been under GLO’s care, we have seen tremendous changes in […]

John Samuel in January 2015 with Mama Mary

Farewell John Samuel R.I.P.

By Joseph Karanja How possibly could it be true that he is gone? How possible is it yet just a day before on Saturday 22nd, he was with us just right here in school for a whole morning till noon? Why such a tender life? Why John Samuel? Why did you have to go so […]

Asante Sana Olga for the donation of drums & musical instruments

SBM School Update – July 2017

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 […]

Happy Birthday McKenna Transition House

Happy Birthday McKenna Transition House

by Precious Mdobze The McKenna Transition House is our home, we are the older children at The Good Life Orphanage and we are all learning how to care for ourselves in preparation for life outside the security of the orphanage. We are truly blessed to live in such a loving & caring environment thanks to […]

The house Harrison's family live in along with three other families


by Hemed Juma As many of you who follow our project on social media, we often add #Makingadifference and over the past couple of weeks we have managed to actually make a massive difference to one little girl’s life. The GLO and SBM School have always worked jointly to bring new hopes in the lives […]

Happy faces as we prepare to enter Shimba Hills

Easter Trip to Simba Hills by Hemed Jumaa

Easter 2017 has been a very special time at The Good Life Orphanage but the highlight has been an awesome trip to Shimba Hills National Reserve. We started our journey a few minutes past Six and the first great experience they had was at the ferry. Most of them had never boarded a ferry and […]