King’s Castle Opening {Part 3}

By |2018-09-21T14:18:50+00:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

At last. THE day had arrived. It was the opening of our Kings Castle. It was unbelievable that in a few short hours ALL our boys and girls would live together at Doyle Farm. There’s not a day goes by that we are not eternally grateful to Noel & Kate Doyle for buying the farm and

King’s Castle Opening {Part 2}

By |2018-09-21T13:24:49+00:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

Can you imagine the tension, the excitement the disbelief at Rafiki Mwema that Constance and her family were on their way! Walking into the big girls house with Constance when she arrived was simply eclectic. The love that she had simply poured out of her very being. The girls, all teenagers, simply calmed in

King’s Castle Opening {Part 1}

By |2018-09-21T12:53:28+00:00September 21st, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

There was so much excitement in our houses about the opening of the King’s Castle. It had been a LONG time coming, with so many hidden expenses we thought it would never happen. Sarah, Anne-Marie and Natasha had arrived in Kenya ready to celebrate the big day. We thought we were the VIP’s but

Use, don’t abuse, the trust given to you.

By |2018-06-13T09:38:22+00:00June 13th, 2018|Blog|

Trust is such a common word. I trust you’ve had a good day; I trust you with my life; trust me I won’t let you down. Five letters that are designed to let someone know you are there for them; that you’ve got their back. That you can do the right thing. How do we

Eco Tan pledge $100K to Rafiki Mwema

By |2018-05-16T05:37:03+00:00May 16th, 2018|Blog, Supporters|

What happens when two wild brilliant minds get together? They use their powers for GOOD! When our amazing ambassador Celeste Barber reached out to Sonya Driver, founder of Eco Tan, to ask for help to raise much needed funds for us, Sonya jumped into action and within days a glorious plan was in place.

He was a baby, beaten and hoping to die.

By |2018-04-25T05:51:22+00:00April 25th, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Our young boy comes from one the most horrific backgrounds you could imagine, and the biggest miracle is that he survived the sadistic abuse that he lived through. He was the second born of 4 children. He had a very gentle loving Mama and his tortured face softens when he remembers tiny bits about his

She the Change Rafiki Event at Avoca Surf House

By |2018-03-21T10:22:30+00:00March 20th, 2018|Blog, Supporters|

Recently we were asked to be a guest speaker for the lovely ladies at 'She The Change'  From the moment they emailed they have been so kind, giving and just wanting to support Rafiki and anyone they are in contact with! Sarah's nerves were high as always.. but she managed to get through her

Oprah on 60 minutes – You are speaking our words!

By |2018-03-12T13:05:08+00:00March 12th, 2018|Blog|

Dear Oprah We have just watched a clip of 60 mins and we can’t tell you the excitement this generates as we feel as if you are speaking our words. We have 70 deeply traumatised children in four therapeutic houses in Kenya. Each and every one of our children has a

a young man who life almost missed…

By |2018-02-16T19:00:41+00:00February 14th, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya|

Being in Kenya is always a roller coaster of emotion and none more than this trip. I find that I move from laughing to crying from moment to moment. Things are pretty full on at this moment and we face some tough decisions in the next few days – when that happens you can forget

First Day Nerves at School…

By |2018-01-22T21:30:10+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Blog|

It’s that time of year again with many children starting school for the first time.. or even just a new year in a different grade/school. A wonderful insight into what some little ones might be thinking.. written by our wonderful founder Anne-Marie from The Annex Project..

Christmas Campaign 2017

By |2018-01-03T14:53:13+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Blog, Stories from Kenya, Supporters|

Feeling proud and emotional and missing our Kenyan family more than ever at this special time of year. After our ‘feed our family in town’ campaign yesterday, we had such a wonderful response from you all and it was recieved well in town and our boys enjoyed the day so much.