Empowering At-Risk Children

Beyond the Orphanage provides at-risk children with a safe haven from dangerous circumstances, and enables local partner organisations to provide them with a home, food and education as they grow into self-reliant adults.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of at-risk orphaned children, by placing them in a safe haven and providing them with homes and education as they grow into self reliant adults. Here's how.

Unique Continuous care model

We use a unique model of foster and kinship care that is tailored to the individual needs of each child and partner with both children and carers in a continuous and empowering way.

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In Country Program partners

We partner with local vetted carers and provide training and mentorship to help them build self-sufficient programs for their future sustainability.

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Transparency & Accountability

Both the children and carers that come to our programs undergo a strict selection process. We adhere to a clear Child protection policy and provide total transparency of all our financial accounts and procedures.

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With your help

In the last 10 years, we have helped over 1000 children around the world

Together, we can help 1000 more over the next decade

Making a difference:

Mariamawit’s story

Mariamawit was supported by the Beyond the Orphanage program in Ethiopia for 7 years. She has now ‘graduated’ from our program. This is Mariamawit’s story.

“My name is Mariamawit and I am 22 years old. I was with the Beyond the Orphanage program for seven years. Before this, I had a very hard life. I was miserable where I was living and it was not a nice environment. And losing both my parents was very painful.

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Latest News

Updates

Meet the kids at our new Janakpur house

In March we welcomed the first six children into the new house in Janakpur. This event marks the beginning of the Beyond the Orphanage (BTO) Janakpur family – something we are excited to celebrate especially because it is the International Day of Families on 15 May. These children were rescued from high risk situations –… Read More »

In the Field

Positive Change Does Happen – Meet Isaac & Jakob

Brothers Isaac and Jakob were living on the streets in Nairobi, Kenya trying to survive by foraging in the rubbish dumps with other street children, a harsh and terrifying life for two young boys. Then they heard about our in-country partner Alfajiri’s weekly art workshops. They attended regularly and in this safe space where they… Read More »