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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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Clive Beckenham, son of the founders of New Life Home Trust, shares his adoption story

Before there ever was a New Life Home Trust, Clive and Mary Beckenham rescued and adopted Clive Beckenham. This highlighted to them the plight of many other abandoned babies and they wondered if there might be other families prepared to do the same. They found that there were, and thus was…...

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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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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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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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