Welcome to The Mama Fatuma Goodwill Children's Home

About The Home

The Mama Fatuma Goodwill Children’s home, has been caring and protecting orphan, vulnerable, desperate children and families through provision of food, accommodation, education, clothing, healthy, and conducive loving environment. 

During this time Mama Fatuma has earned a reputation for excellence in Kenya and globally.  Since its humble beginning, the Charitable Children Institution has cared and protected for thousands of orphaned and vulnerable children.

Children are admitted through the Department of Children Services under the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection after their cases are reported at a Police Station.

The Institution is certified by the Government of Kenya to undertake the task of caring, protecting and rehabilitating the orphan and vulnerable children.


The Institution is located in the heart of Eastern Nairobi near the border of Eastleigh and Mathare slum at the junction of Juja Road and 1st Avenue Eastleigh as you enter Eastleigh business hub. The children under the home’s care come from a variety of backgrounds; mainly abandoned, child trafficked, child labour, abused, orphaned by HIV/AIDS, refugee children, children from conflict and clash communities, lost and found cases, among others.


The Children Home, ardently subscribes to and follows the principles established in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, The African Charter on the Welfare and Rights of Children, and The Constitution of Kenya, The Children Act, 2022, No. 29 of 2022. 


The Charitable Children Institution, does not have a reliable or predictable sponsor or donor. It gets support from Government of Kenya, the community, friends and well wishers locally and Internationally, corporate social responsibility, humanitarian organizations, philanthropists, diplomatic missions, who are at adhoc basis. 


The support and donations are erratic, thus the home has to keep on seeking for basic needs such as educational requirements, beddings, shelter, food, clothing, medical, among other basic needs and services for the children.


Please NOTE: Adoption is processed through registered Kenyan Adoption Societies, NOT the home's managment. Similarly, Foster Care for children is handled through the office of the Director of Children Services under the Constitution of Kenya.

Fahad Abdalla, who graduated from Ankara University in Turkey, with Internal Medicine

He is with one of his Professors for a photo session on graduation day.

Rahma Nawe, in her young ages, now in High School, aspiring to be a designer

Our Projects

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