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logo-big2In the Central Highlands of Kenya, Flying Kites raises children who have lost their families and invests in families before they lose their children. Join us.

  • The rumors are true, we’ve hired an...

    We’ve hired an Executive Director, Meet Deborah Sinay The Board of Directors of Flying Kites Global is pleased to welcome Deborah Sinay to the Senior Leadership...

  • Flying Kites Latest Videos

    You’ve probably seen the AT&T commercials where small groups of children are asked to answer questions like, “what’s better: less or more?”...

  • Sponsor a Child or Family

    Sponsor a Child To sign-up, please select the level of sponsorship in which you are interested and a representative from Flying Kites will contact you to select your...


"The ongoing failure to respond to the orphan crisis will have grave implications not just for the children themselves, but for their communities and nations." - Carol Bellamy, UNICEF

  • Partnerships

    We connect families to resources through our nonprofit, public + corporate partnerships

  • Home

    We provide a safe and loving home to orphaned children who were homeless or abused

  • Scholarships

    We provide scholarships for secondary + university education

  • Grants

    We help families build houses, improve living conditions + purchase goods and services

  • Outreach

    We help farmers access training, join cooperatives + increase their profits

  • You

    Your support matters, it can change the course of a life. Click here + become part of the solution

We believe in children.

whatever it takes.


Flying Kites was started in 2007, when a little boy living in an overcrowded orphanage in the slums of Nairobi challenged a small group of friends to see him as a child, and not as an orphan.

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    Deborah Sinay

    Executive Director

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    Virginia Fresne


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    Phoebe Karami

    Head Matron

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    Paul Kamore


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    Leila de Bruyne

    Operations, Development

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    Alice Wambui Kimani

    Country Director

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    Michael Chambers



    Natasha Awasthi

    Outreach Coordinator

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    Grace Nyarui

    Residence Manager

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    Molly McGuirk

    Creative Director



Impact, updates, and inspiration. As told by the Flying Kites community.


Our Adventure Challenges offer participants the chance to push themselves mentally and physically for a cause they care about. Choose an adventure and change a child's life while living yours to the fullest!

  • Machu Picchu

    Machu Picchu, standing high in Peru’s tropical forest, is perhaps the most impressive creation of the Inca Empire; it has fascinated the world since it was...

  • Kilimanjaro

    Standing on the highest point in Africa and looking out across this vast and varied continent is a sublime experience. This is a world-class trek, physically demanding,...

  • Everest Base Camp

    Join Flying Kites on a trek through the beautiful Khumbu Valley all the way to Everest Base Camp (17,598ft)! Follow the footsteps of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay to...


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    Become an Ambassador

    The Ambassador Program invites talented and passionate individuals to commit to a multi-faceted ambassadorship; combining advocacy, fundraising, and time spent at our...


Flying Kites Leadership Centre



PO Box 259 Njabini, Kenya

1 Bridge Street
Newton, MA 02458

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