About Us

Mission Statement

Kaya’s Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which exists for the purpose of providing financial support to the Paradise Orphanage in Kaya, Burkina Faso, West Africa. The Paradise Orphanage desires to address the needs of the whole person: mind, body, and spirit consistent with a compassionate Christian approach, which seeks to eradicate the systemic poverty and social injustice that is so pervasive in this part of the world.  The ultimate goal being to raise up young West African men and women who will love Jesus Christ in word and deed as well as possess the life and vocational skills necessary to make them contributing members of society.

Location of the Paradise Orphanage

City: Kaya
Region: Centre-Nord
Province: Sanmatenga
Country: Burkina Faso


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Staff

The staff at Kaya’s Kids, Inc. is comprised of the following individuals:

Fran and Howie Makofsky
Fran and Howie Makofsky
Directors of Kaya’s Kids, Inc.

Carla and Len Veitch
Carla and Len Veitch
Canadian Partners

Georges and Esther Sawadogo
Georges and Esther Sawadogo
Administrators of the Paradise Orphanage,
Kaya, Burkina Faso, West Africa

Etienne and Yvonne Sawadogo
Etienne and Yvonne Sawadogo
Assistant Directors of the Paradise Orphanage,
Kaya, Burkina Faso, West Africa

Charles Sawadogo
Charles Sawadogo
CFO of the Paradise Orphanage,
Kaya, Burkina Faso, West Africa

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Sean Rice
Website Consultant