What is Kitechild?

We are an NGO creating sustainable micro-projects that transform the standards of care for children living in orphanages. The projects we develop with orphanage directors are environmentally sound and create a significant change in a child’s quality of life, whether in their nutritional access, educational opportunities, or emotional well-being.  Supporting these aspects of a child’s development while they are living in an orphanage improves their capacity not only to stay healthy, but also to do well in school, rise out of poverty, and become productive members in their own communities.

From Our Blog
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    Repost from @filmanthropos: behind the scenes of the Kitechild co-founders wrapping up the final day of shooting for our upcoming video: What is Home? The video will feature our children’s incredibly inspiring perspective on what home means to them, so you don’t want to miss it! Stay tuned as we announce the release date this fall! #film #LA #kitechild #beach #sunset #kite #yellow #happy #production #home #kids #impact #change #love #inspire #behindthescenes

    09/09/14

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    Happy Friday! Time to grab your best buds and head on some adventures! What are your weekend plans? #tgif #friday #weekend #adventure #fun #friends #smile #love #happy #positive #children #india #cute #adorable #goodvibes #life

    09/05/14

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    Ninety Percent of Children Residing in Orphanages Have Living Parents: What’s Going On? Read our latest blog post based on our five years of research in 9 countries around the world. While abuse, abandonment, and in rare cases actual death of both parents are factors contributing to a child’s placement in an orphanage, the main reason is extreme poverty. Cultural norms and weak government social services also play critical factors that prevent families from staying together. Until poverty alleviation in conjunction with women’s empowerment gets stronger, our mission at Kitechild is to provide these children with the best living environment possible, when an orphanage is often their only choice. [link in bio] #impact #children #change #poverty #poveryalleviation #women #empowerment #orphanage #orphan #development #support #giveback #hope #ngo #family #love #care

    09/04/14

  • Ninety Percent of Children Residing in Orphanages Have Living Parents: What’s Going On?

    09/04/14

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    Did you know…cows are just as fun to ride as horses? Our dairy cow project at the Flying Kites Home in Njabini, Kenya, is providing two glasses of nutritious milk per day to the children living at the home, as well as the community children that are part of Flying Kites’ outreach program! The project has eliminated the home’s dairy cost and allowed them to provide two daily glasses as opposed to one. Thanks for investing in this project! Happy Mooooooonday!! #monday #happynews #update #kenya #impact #change #cows #farm #moo #children #inspire #uplift #smile #milk #healthy #health #nutrition

    08/25/14

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    We meet so many amazing people in our partner homes and we love to celebrate their commitment. Meet Sanjay, founder of the Lamp Home in India, which cares for over 30 abandoned children in the northeastern jungle of Andrah Pradesh. Sanjay even has a line of crochet goods whose sales support the care and feeding of the children. His selfless commitment to the kids is an inspiring example and reminder of good people in the world! #inspire #hope #example #good #dogood #motivation #sharelove #love #kids #cute #smile #india #international #happy #positive #uplifting #kindness #goodnews #people #stories #philanthropy #giveback

    08/22/14