Our Alfajiri Street Kids are Exhibited Artists

August 9, 2018

Most of the children who attend our art workshops in Kenya live on the streets. They are called "Chokora" - The rubbish. As young as 6, they have been left or driven to the streets to fend for themselves.Life on the streets of Nairobi is scary, the children are chased, beaten while they are sleeping,...

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Meet one happy mum

May 8, 2018

"A child born to another woman calls me mum. The magnitude of that tragedy and the depth of that privilege are not lost on me." ~ J. Landers.As Mothers' day fast approaches in Australia, we wanted to introduce you to some beautiful women, without whom, our work at Beyond the Orphanage, would be impossible. Our...

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Why We Provide Childhood Trauma Therapy in Nepal

April 10, 2018

Continuous therapy from childhood trauma is vital for each and every child we welcome into the Beyond the Orphanage programs. We are lucky to have Dr Bobbie to provide this therapy and push the go button on a training program to upskill and equip our on-the-ground staff. Her story below will take you on an...

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Chandu and Suraj: A story of Hope and Survival

April 3, 2018

Suraj and Chandu were rescued from the district of Mahottari, situated a few kilometres away from the Nepal – India border. The border between Nepal and India is 1000 miles long with just 14 checkpoints along the route. This makes it easy to smuggle over 30,000 women and young girls, as young as 5 from...

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Good news from John’s Surgery

March 5, 2018

It takes a certain kind of person to make a difference in the world. To choose to help others. To fight for good. When we put the call out earlier in January to help with John's surgery, we were touched by the donations and the messages of support. Good news, we hear you ask?Last Friday...

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Fundraisers we love

February 7, 2018

A Fundraising Campaign to LoveArt has an amazing capacity to connect people. It overcomes barriers of language and time to engage us as individuals and societies with the power of expression without the need for words. We can often be moved by a piece of art without being able to say why.A group of children...

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John needs urgent surgery

January 15, 2018

Most of us are lucky enough to know someone or many people to reach out to, should we ever need help to pay for surgery that would allow us to live a normal life. Do you remember John? John was the smallest of the street boys driven to the streets of Nakuru, an outer town of Nairobi, and...

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Starting 2018 with a big Thank You

January 9, 2018

thank you2017 was a big year for Beyond the Orphanage. It was our 10 year anniversary and we are now partnered with 4 local organisations, in 3 countries on 2 continents. We couldn't have done it without you. We wanted to start 2018 with a huge Thank You.Whether you donated, fundraised, shared our stories, or...

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