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A long awaited return to school 

In January this year all the schools in Kenya were given the green light to open. After 9 months of home schooling for the 37 school aged children in our care they were very pleased to return, as were the staff! The kids have settled back well into school life and we…...

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Ready, Steady, Go – Fundraising ideas for lockdown

We might be back in lockdown or living under tighter restrictions, but there are still ways you can help raise money for New Life Home Trust UK.  Here are some simple ideas to help get you going and give you some inspiration on how you can fundraise from the comfort…...

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Christmas Appeal – help us say THANK YOU to our staff

This Christmas is going to be different for everyone across the globe. The staff in our homes are working tirelessly to make sure the children enjoy Christmas, even if it will be quieter than previous years, without the usual celebrations and visits from volunteers and supporters.   To help make Christmas…...

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So much has happened across the world since March… 

Back in March (2020) Trustees Gerry and her husband Tony Denson were making their first trip of the year to Amani Cottage one of the NLHT homes in Kisumu, it turned out to be a very differnet trip to what they had planned… “We were planning to spend much of…...

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How our family grew from 5 to 7 when we welcomed in Chloe and Mama Chloe

Susan Geary and her family kindly invited Chloe and Mama Chloe to stay with them, when Chloe came over to the UK for treatment back in 2018 – Susan shares their story with us… At the beginning of February 2020, I spent a weekend in Nairobi during a work visit…...

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A Place of Hope

Did you know that New Life Home Trust was one of the first children’s homes in Kenya to take in infants infected or affected by HIV and AIDS? When New Life Home Trust began over two decades ago, it was just a small group of concerned people wanting to make a difference…...

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New quarantine unit open for business

Update from Dr. Janet Mutinda, National Director NLHT Kenya Good news!!! We recently set up one wing in our Kisumu home as a quarantine unit for current rescued children. We have two babies there who are doing well. We have now set a up further unit at our home in Nairobi and…...

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A thank you message from Mama Chloe

It has been just over two years since Chloe was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma (cancer of the retina) in her left eye. Shortly after her diagnosis, New Life Home Trust put out an urgent appeal for donations to go towards her travel to and treatment in London and many of you…...

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A small snippet from a Physiotherapist visiting Amani Cottage

Margaret Mockford, Children’s Physiotherapist  (recently retired from the NHS). The look on the 6 year old girl’s face was amazing – she was watching the nappies flapping on the washing line, able to look forwards and out into the garden for the first time, possibly the first time ever. This…...

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January a time for reflection, celebration and looking forward

Chair of the Trustees David Wright shares with us his relections and vision for 2020… The start of a new year is an opportunity for reflection – on what to give thanks for; what to celebrate and what to look forward to. In other words, to remind ourselves of the…...

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