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Regular blogs from Elizabeth Gomm

Happy House Kitchen

Happy House Kitchen
Now it looks like a working kitchen, everything is coming to life. Yes, it is a dream coming true. I cry most days, either frustration with the docks or just sheer...
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Happy Kids & A Happy Sue

Happy Kids & A Happy Sue
I love this picture.
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Fantastic Fridge

Fantastic Fridge
Thanks to you two we now have chilled food in stock.   Jo, will you or Nadim write a short piece for the blog board, why & how you raised the money, what...
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Today is our very special day

Today is our very special day
Today we are getting ready for the Grand opening, we have hired some shades and chairs and everyone is busy putting everything in order. The children are all excited and practising...
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Emailing: 16th march 013

Emailing: 16th march 013
The volunteers have prepared a great banner for tomorrow with the hand prints of the children.Dave & I were also invited to add our prints, to the centre Mama Sue & Papa...
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Dubai Volunteers

Dubai Volunteers
We are lucky to have Pukaka Lama from a group called the Dubai Volunteers here with us at the Happy House. The group are organising various fund raising events in Dubai from...
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Thanks Brenda

Thanks Brenda
Brenda Groves has been such a great help, she is seen here setting up the computers that have been donated . Don't the curatins that were donated by  Bob & Dawn...
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Everyone lends a Happy Hand

Everyone lends a Happy Hand
Brenda Groves and her husband Red ( pictured) are here with us helping in so many ways. Brenda sponsors two children at school and has always been a great fund raiser with...
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Steady on Guys!

Steady on Guys!
Grandpa Yaa and Dave set the pace for unloading the container. Grandpa at 91 was definately faster than The Country Boy!
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Our Third Container Finally Arrives

Our Third Container Finally Arrives
Terry Burns and his charity Furniture for Education Worldwide have sent us two containers packed to the doors with everything we need from tables chairs, bookcases and filing cabinets. Terry and...
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Go for it Sue

Go for it Sue
Sue Hayes has a much needed break from the office and organizing the registration documents to bring back memories of of how to hoola hoop
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Emailing: IMG_2864

Emailing: IMG_2864
  Dr. Patrobas Kitsau Yaa, who is a son of Grandpa Yaa, has been taking care of our children from day one voluntarily. Children are always delighted to see him and...
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Happy House Kids Learn Computer

Happy House Kids Learn Computer
We have now started computer lessons for the children. Just look at the concentration on their faces, they love to learn. Violet comes in every afternoon to take different groups. We...
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Good Bye

Good Bye
I am sad today to have waved goodbye to my good friends Elizabeth Gomm and Maggie Hartley, pictured here with Teresa one of the volunteers from Dubai, and Happy House staff...
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United we Stand

United we Stand
It has been a real pleasure to have Terry & Wendy Burns and their family here in Watamu, along with their good friend Laurence Embler   Terry, Political Officer for the...
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Sue & Ron Hayes

Sue & Ron Hayes
We are all very sad to say goodbye to Sue & Ron Hayes who have been here with us all for the last 3 months. Sue has been amazing! The work...
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Now we are three

Now we are three
  It's Saturday already and another week at the Happy House has flown by.  And what week it has been, our family has now grown to 28 with five new arrivals....
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A New Week Begins

A New Week Begins
A new week begins at the Happy House and after all the excitement of the opening, the hard work begins again.   It's heartbreaking that although local people support and love...
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We've Done it Grandpa. Yes Sue we have.

We've Done it Grandpa. Yes Sue we have.
Elizabeth Gomm a journalist from the Blackpool Gazette who has been such a great help to our work in so many ways caught this special moment between Grandpa & myself.    We've done it...
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Happy Haouse Kids & Staff

Happy Haouse Kids & Staff
The Happy House Kids & staff sing Welcome to the visitors on opening day. We had a fantastic day, everyone had a great time. It was lovely to see all the...
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