Fundraisers we love

February 7, 2018

A Fundraising Campaign to Love Art 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 you 2017 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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A story of child sponsorship

November 30, 2017

a success story. John was the smallest of the street boys driven to the streets of Nakuru, an outer town of Nairobi, at the age of six, when his step mother refused to support him alongside her own two sons. Like thousands of kids on the street of Kenya, John experienced many traumas while trying to stay...

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Happy Giving Tuesday

November 27, 2017

Happy #GivingTuesday! The global day of giving has arrived! This #GivingTuesday, give the gift of Equality so that the boys and girls, who are part of the BTO programs, can equally receive the opportunity to focus on more important things, like going to school, receiving vocational training or earning their own income. All our local partner organisations...

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#GivingTuesday is next week

November 22, 2017

Next Tuesday is the 28th November, which marks the sixth annual #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is now a global giving movement. It is a beautiful global day of impact, fuelled by the power of social media and collaboration. Right after Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks start the charitable...

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Gifts that give hope

November 20, 2017

Our end of year appeal is fast approaching an end, only 35 days until Christmas. While we wrap up the year, life for many street children of the world is no different. There is no time like the present to make a direct impact in the life of those children. Give the gift of hope so...

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Gifts that give safety

November 16, 2017

In our previous blog, we said we would tell you of 5 feelings you can gift, when you choose to donate to Beyond the Orphanage. This Christmas, we need your generosity more than ever as we work to empower our new partner program in Kenya. So here is our number 2. 2. SAFETY Give the gift of safety...

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Gifts that give more

November 14, 2017

Most people think about the physical benefits of giving. The access to basic human needs like shelter, food, health, the access to education and a meaningful future and so much more. In the last decade, at Beyond the Orphanage, we have seen that your generosity can change the children's and in turn the communities' lives...

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