Stories

Gail visits New Life in Nairobi

Each year people from the UK fly out to Kenya to visit New Life Homes. Often we hear stories of how these trips are truly inspiring and life-changing. Gail Brechin has recently returned from her visit to our Nairobi home and we got in touch with her to share her experience…...

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Celebrating 24 years at New Life Home Trust

Kenyan environmental activist and Nobel laureate, Wangari Maathi, once said: “I’m very conscious of the fact that you can’t do it alone. It’s teamwork. When you do it alone you run the risk that when you are no longer there nobody else will do it.” When New Life Nairobi opened its…...

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Where it all began…

We’ve been proudly rescuing abandoned babies for over 20 years, but where did it all begin? Our founders Clive and Mary Beckenham always hoped to build a children’s home and worked towards this from a young age. Mary says she dreamed of setting up a children’s home in Africa from the…...

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Victoria and Brooklyn Beckham visit New Life Home Trust

Fashion designer and UNAIDS Ambassador, Victoria Beckham travelled to Kenya and visited the New Life Home Trust clinics, with her eldest son, Brooklyn. The pair visited the New Life Home Trust Clinic in 2016, with Born Free Africa for the Beyond Zero campaign – a charity organisation helping mothers and…...

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Libby’s fundraising walk across Aberdeenshire

Earlier this year, Libby walked the furthest distance across Kenya (1,131km/703 miles) from the North East to the South East in aid of New Life Home Trust, but in Aberdeenshire. Libby first discovered the work of New Life Home Trust seven years ago, through family friends Guy and Susanna Bastable.…...

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How do you define family?

“What happens when a rescued infant isn’t adopted?” Sometimes the answer is complicated: some children are fostered by local families, some are adopted later on, and some are not, because the transition would be too stressful. But sometimes the answer is simple: life happens. The girls at our Carmel House…...

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