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Adoption Stories – Luke

Hello readers my name is Luke Mwaura Askew. I am a 27 year old Kenyan/ British citizen doing my best to navigate through life whilst enjoying the company of friends and family as I go. All three names were given to me by my beloved adoption parents Ian & Jo…...

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Adoption Stories – Levi

Rescued by New Life Home Trust at just a few days old – Levi shares with us a few of his memories and feelings about being adopted: ” My name is Levi and I am 22 years old. I’m currently living in Scotland and training as a welder with the…...

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A Humbling Visit to the New Life Homes in Kenya 

  David Wright, Chair of the UK board of Trustees, shares an update from his latest visit to Kenya to visit all the four homes and meet with the Kenyan Board.  I first visited Kenya in 2011 as part of a team from our church, volunteering in the Kisumu home.…...

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Caring with Compassion and Commitment

From delivering a minibus to painting bathrooms, UK Trustees Tony and Gerry Denson update us on their latest trip to Kenya where they visited two of the New Life Home Trust homes. “We were grateful that we were able to spend a month out in Kenya (19th October – 14th…...

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Climb for Life

Is Mt Kilimanjaro on your bucket list? Would you want to climb and make a significant impact in the lives of children? In 2024 New Life Home Trust will celebrate its 30th anniversary and to help mark this milestone we are putting on our biggest fundraising event yet – to climb for…...

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Twenty-nine years rescuing abandoned babies

This year sees the charity celebrating 29 years of rescuing and caring for abandoned babies. In that time over 2,400 babies have been rescued and brought to our homes in Kenya, let’s take a look back at how it all began… Our founders Clive and Mary Beckenham always hoped to…...

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Contented Babies and Adventurous Toddlers

Update from UK Trustees visit to our homes in Kenya UK Trustees Tony and Gerry Denson recently flew out to Kenya to visit our four homes. Here they share with us what they got up while they were out there. “We are recently back from our latest trip to New…...

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New Life Founders honoured in the Queen’s Birthday honours list

Clive and Mary Beckenham, founders of New Life Home Trust have both been honoured with an MBE in the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee honours list. This honour is in recognition of their services to abandoned and vulnerable children with HIV in Kenya. This is an amazing and well-deserved honour to be bestowed on…...

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Ready, Steady, Go – Fundraising ideas

 Here are some simple ideas to help get you going and give you some inspiration on how you can fundraise for New Life Home Trust:  Fitness challenges Help keep yourself fit and healthy by taking part in an event such as the London Marathon or take up the challenge of…...

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Fundraising focus for 2022 

A new Minibus for our Kisumu Home  This year we are asking for your support in fundraising nearly £30,000 for a new minibus for our Amani Cottage home in Kisumu. Amani cottage is in desperate need a new minibus which can meet the transport needs of those children living there who all have…...

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