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Want To Give Back? Here Are 9 Children Homes To Consider

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Giving back is an interesting way to spend your free time. You might not necessarily change someone’s life, but in joining the program for a short duration, you contribute to making a long-lasting impact in any place you choose. Your donation could help secure a term of school fees or a year’s supply of sanitary pads for children.

Your talent could change a person’s thinking or mindset and inspire them to think broader and want better for themselves. Your presence alone can make someone else feel thought of, loved and reassured.

In this regard, we have compiled 8 Places to Volunteer in Kenya and Make Impact as well as The Adoption Agencies Available in  Kenya.

1. Cottolengo Centre


Location: Karen

Cottolengo Centre is a  home for the abandoned and HIV positive children. This centre serves the abandoned and neglected. It was founded by the local fathers and sisters of  Saint Giussepe Cottolengo and accepts donations as well as volunteers.



2. Imani Children’s Home


Location: Kayole, Nairobi
Contacts: +254 716 630 900
Website: Click here.

Imani Children’s home caters for over 350 orphaned, abandoned, neglected children by giving them basic needs and equipping them to be able members of the society. To help these children, you can donate to Imani, work with them as a volunteer or share your birthday with the kids.


3. Rehema Home

Location: Korogocho, Nairobi
Website: Click here.

Rehema (mercy in Swahili) rescues orphaned and abandoned children in Nairobi, gives them a home and a family. Currently, there are over a hundred kids at Rehema, half of whom are HIV positive. To help Rehema home in their course, you can sponsor a child, take a mission trip or start a campaign aimed at donating, fundraising or creating awareness of the Rehema Home.



4.Mully Children’s Home


Location: Wood Gardens, Off Wood Avenue
Contact: +254733333121
Website: Click here.

Since 1989, Mully Children’s Home has rehabilitated and cared for over 12, 000 children and currently has over 3,000 children in Ndalani, Yatta, Kitale, Kilifi, Lodwar and Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania.

You can help Mully’s Children’s Home by donating or volunteering.



5. Maji Mazuri Children’s Centre

Location: Mwiki
Contact: 0716179304

Maji Mazuri cares for orphans, vulnerable children,  mentally and physically children by giving them a home and a family. You can partner with them by volunteering or donating towards the centre.



6. Angels Centre

Location: Waithaka, Nairobi, Kenya.
Contacts: 0712218121
Website: Click here


As the name suggests, Angels Centre takes in little children of age 2 years and under who have been neglected or orphaned. The centre allows the public to volunteer and donate. Alternatively, you can request them to allow you share your birthday with the kids



7. Slum Child Foundation Nairobi Kenya.
Location: Kariobangi
Contacts: +254 725 794 820
Website: Click here


The foundation supports children living in the slum by paying for their school fees, providing them with books, sanitary hygiene, exposure trips and rehabilitating them from drug use. It accepts donations, as well as volunteers.


8. New Life Home Trusts

Location: Kilimani
Contacts:  +254722406 064
Website: Click here.

At New Life Home trusts, you can choose to volunteer, adopt a child, donate to New Life or choose to be a corporate social responsibility partner.

9. Nyumbani Children’s Home

Location: Karen
Contacts: Click here.
Website: Click here.

Nyumbani Children’s homes takes in children affected by HIV/AIDS. It serves the vulnerable children, the elderly and families affected by HIV/AIDS by various outreaches such as Nyumbani Children’s Home, Nyumbani Village, Nyumbani Lea Watoto Community Outreach, and Nyumbani diagnostic laboratory.


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