Founded in 2011, Our Place Children’s Home Program is a Non-Profit (501(c)(3)) organization incorporated in the commonwealth of Virginia.  The OPCH Program provides support and resources to children’s programs for orphans in western Kenya.  OPCH is currently seeking sponsors for supplies and needs for the Kisii Children’s Home of Jogoo, Kisii, Kenya.  The founder of OPCH, Ryan Fontanilla has been working at the Kisii Children’s Home since 2010.  The home supports 73 children, from newborns through 18 years of age, who are orphaned or who have no able caregivers. Sponsorships are focused on providing quality education and healthy development for preparation for independent adulthood. OPCH supports programs that are free of discrimination based on religion, gender, ethnicity, or background.

A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it.
Frank Howard Clark

About OPCH

Email (best way to reach us):

US Phone:

+1  703.677.2963

Due to travel it may be some time before we can return your call.  If you need to reach us quickly, please use email.

Kenyan Phone:

+254 072.621.2240



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Ryan Fontanilla, the organization’s founder, has been an active volunteer focused on enhancing the wellbeing of western Kenya’s most needy children. He has worked with the Kenya Child Welfare Society and the Kisii Children’s Home in Kisii, Kenya where he developed his love for the community and the children of Kenya.  Ryan received his Bachelor of Arts in History with a focus on European and African Studies from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and is continuing his studies at Geeorge Washington University where he is pursuing a MA of History.  Ryan is a veteran of the US Military.

Our Place Founder