In the Field

Alfajiri Street Kids, Nairobi Kenya

Changing perspectives with art therapy: hope for street kids in Kenya

May 18, 2017

Beyond The Orphanage are delighted to announce that we have begun supporting a local partner working with street kids in Kenya. Kate Fewings, one of our Directors, recently checked-in with the program. Her reflections on the visit are unmistakably heartfelt, and a true mirror of just how special this project is. "My name is Kate, and I’m one of the Directors at Beyond The...

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Child trafficking stories from Birgunj, Nepal

April 18, 2017

Child trafficking stories can break your heart. But they can also give you an insight into a terrible and enormous issue in Nepal. Today, we'd like to give you an insight into the story of one young man who was trafficked as a child. His name is Sahas. Sahas lives in Nepal and is supported by Beyond the...

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Beyond The Orphanage in Pokhara Nepal

Hello, from our program in Pokhara, Nepal!

April 12, 2017

This year marks ten years of Beyond the Orphanage! In celebration of our 10 year anniversary, our CEO filmed a video to explain a little more about our programs and what they're about. Here's a recap of the video, taken live from one of our programs based in Pokhara in Nepal. “We arrived in Kathmandu on...

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Education orphans in Nepal

It’s our 10 year anniversary!

April 10, 2017

With 10 years of hard work under our belt, Beyond the Orphanage has helped over 1,000 orphaned children in Ethiopia and Nepal. Here’s a fact: we couldn’t have done it without you. That’s why we’re celebrating over the next ten days by giving our supporters and donors behind-the-scenes updates from the field. Check out the videos our CEO...

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Sano Paila Team

Sano Paila: protecting children in Nepal from trafficking

December 9, 2016

Sano Paila (or ‘A Little Step’), is named for the idea that it just takes ‘a little step’ to serve one’s community and induce positive change. Sano Paila has taken many little steps to achieve incredibly positive outcomes for the most vulnerable children in the country. Originally founded to tackle grassroots youth issues, Sano Paila has grown to...

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3 photos that prove child sponsorship works

October 28, 2016

If you've been on the fence about sponsoring a child and you've wondered, 'does child sponsorship work?', then here's your answer: yes! Research shows that children who benefit from child sponsorship programs like ours end up staying in school longer than their non-sponsored peers, are more likely to have white collar jobs, and are more likely...

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Child in kinship care program | Beyond The Orphanage

Kinship care provides new start for two sisters

July 11, 2016

I now feel the future is bright and that everything will be good. Addis is one of the youngest guardians in our kinship program. Her story is particularly special, because as the eldest sibling, Addis found herself in the difficult situation of grieving her parents, while also finding a way to care for her younger sister, Tenaye. Addis...

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Thinking about making an end of financial year donation?

June 6, 2016

A year of transformations Nepalese children feel supported, loved and secure during their first year in our program.  In July 2015, Beyond The Orphanage expanded its unique care model to Nepal. This was an exciting development for our organisation, and one that wouldn't have been possible without our wonderful supporters. Your contributions - whether through financial donations, fundraising, sponsorship, emotional...

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BTO graduates celebrate

BTO graduate hopeful for future

May 15, 2016

Koni Yimer, our Program Manager in Ethiopia, recently sat down for a chat with Kefer, a BTO graduate. During their conversation Kefer shared some of her life experiences, as well as her hopes for the future. Kefer, what was your life like before? I grew up in an orphanage and when I turned 18 I was forced to leave....

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