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Regular blogs from Elizabeth Gomm

Best friends Florence and Fahima

Best friends Florence and Fahima
Best friends Florence and Fahima love being Happy House kids.The tragic circumstances that led to them coming into our care are behind them now, as they live their lives as happy, healthy and aspirati...
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For the next few Sundays songs from our children at the Happy House

For the next few Sundays songs from our children at the Happy House
For the next few Sundays we will be bringing you, with our love, songs from our children at the Happy House.As our regular blog followers will know our children love to sing.Singers featured here are:...
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Thanks from Mama

Thanks from Mama
You, our loyal and loving Happy House friends, are wonderfully kind to our family.You make it possible for our children to have lovely clothes and shoes, the best possible care and...
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Photos by Chris Franklin

Photos by Chris Franklin
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Nyumbani UK Express Satisfaction

Stuart Eastwood, the chair of our partners Nyumbani UK, has completed adetailed examination of the expenses incurred on the constructionproject.  He has commended Silas for the great job he has done...
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Latest Images of the Happy House

Latest Images of the Happy House
We now have a front door, very kindly purchased by Sue & Mick Meskell. Sue was the first person ever to arrange for a monthly standing order many years ago. Mick...
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Simon Emm 100 kilometres in 100 days

Simon Emm  was very impressed with the work that  Chris Franklin is doing to raise funds for the children. Chris also does the children's website, which is fantastic.Simon decided he wanted...
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Dave & Sue go back to Blackpool

Dave & Sue go back to Blackpool
Dave & I are leaving Watamu on the 5th of April to travel back to Blackpool. We have very mixed emotions. So looking forward to seeing our lovely family but wishing...
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Thank you Party

Thank you Party
On the 3rd of April we gave a thank you party for all the men and women who are building the Happy House. A goat was roasted, ugali and tomato salad...
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Helen Rigby and Phil Charnley

Helen Rigby and Phil Charnley
I was contacted recently by Helen Rigby and Phil Charnley, I thought I must share this email with everyone it is so kind.Sue -We live in Rochdale, Lancs. The wedding date...
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Dr Steve Cushing has finished!!

I am delighted to say that Steve Cushing has finished the Marathon De Sables. What a fantastic achievement. All the details will be posted on Steve's blog board. We feel honoured...
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Dr.Steve Cushing to run The Marathon De Sables

Dr.Steve Cushing to run The Marathon De Sables
After 3 years of training and preparation Dr Steve Cushing is now in the Sahara Desert preparing to run the Marathon De Sables, named as the toughest foot race on earth, to raise...
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Coca-Cola visit the Happy House

Coca-Cola visit the Happy House
 The Happy House was recently visited the by representatives from The Coca-ColaAfrica Foundation. Stuart Eastwood, the chairman of our partnersNyumbani UK, showed them around. Executive Vice President Alex Cummings(holidaying in Kenya with...
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March 2009 Scott Webster Helps with the Happy House Garden

Scott & Laura Webster who are two of our sponsors at school organized a Snail Race Night to raise funds for the Happy House garden. Their friends Michelle and Jim Hemsley...
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Stephanie & Lynsey Hill Bungee Jump for the Happy House Kids

Stephanie & Lynsey Hill Bungee Jump for the Happy House Kids
  It was lovely when Stephanie Hill emailed me earlier in the year to say she had found the website and was very interested in our work with the children. Stephanie...
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Soroptimists Support

The ladies from the Lytham branch of the Soroptimists very generously donated £1,521 to the Happy House Project for us to buy a  much needed water pump. A well has been sunk so the...
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Happy House Progress

Happy House Progress
The work on the Happy House is progressing well due to the fantastic support we are receiving from people who have arranged a monthly standing order to sponsor one of the...
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The Rotary Club of Limavady in Northern Ireland

    The Rotary Club of Limavady, in Northern Ireland, a club within the family of Rotary International, is supporting the 'Happy House Project'. One of the club members a regular...
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Singleton Primary School

Singleton Primary School
  Sandra Foulkes the Headmistress of Singleton Primary School near Blackpool invited me to speak to the children. It is a small school with only 90 pupils As soon as I entered...
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I sang Jerusalem with the W.I.

I sang Jerusalem with the W.I.
I was delighted to be asked by Judith Scholes the President  a Blackpool section of the W.I to do a presentation about the children and our work in Watamu. It was...
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