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How are 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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Adventures at Amani Cottage  

Trustees Tony and Gerry Denson have recently returned from their 28th visit to our homes. Find out what they got up to this time… As the UK enters the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Kenya is in the season of the long rains. Dramatic lightning storms followed by drenching…...

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The story of a rescued baby

When a rescued baby is brought to New Life Home, there is great rejoicing! Even before the child is carried through the doorway, a thrill of excitement ripples through the home as staff and volunteers begin to throng around the blessed baby in an expression of celebration! In the reception,…...

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Welcomed with open arms

This summer, Abi, Niamh and Kelly visited three of the New Life Homes in Nairobi, Kisumu and Nakuru. Here they share stories from their trip: The moment we walked through the gates in Nairobi it felt as if we were home, we were welcomed with such open arms. We visited the toddlers who…...

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School life Kenyan style

Bev Stockley, Trustee for New Life Home Trust and teacher, spent six years living in Kisumu, Kenya where she assisted in setting up a center for children with special needs at Amani Cottage. She shares with us some of her insights into school life in Kenya…  Getting a good education…...

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