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Regular blogs from Elizabeth Gomm

Bovis Lease Lend

Bovis Lease Lend
Alistair Hendrie from Bovis Lease Lend and his partner Val Black have been a tremendous support to our work over the past months. They organised for many many tools to be bought for...
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Sandra Foulkes from Singleton Primary School

Sandra Foulkes from Singleton Primary School
We were delighted to welcome Sandra Foulkes her husband Derek and their friend Debbie Mullett to the Happy House today.   Sandra is the Head Mistress at Singleton Primary School near...
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Happy Birthday Rose

Happy Birthday Rose
Yesterday it was Rose's birthday, earlier in the week she had said she would like to share it here with the Happy House Kids. So what started off a juice &...
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Happy House Kids go to School

Happy House Kids go to School
We have a great new social worker called Billy who is really helping us get things organised in the best interests of the children. It was decided that the children are...
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Happy House Kids say Thank you to Helen

Happy House Kids say Thank you to Helen
 On Sunday Helen Coward the General Manager from Ocean Sports www.oceansports.net  invited the Happy House Family to a pool party at the hotel , unfortunately it was a very wet day,...
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Welcome to the Happy House Family Billy

Welcome to the Happy House Family Billy
We are happy to Welcome Billy Mugu to the Happy House Family.    Billy is a highly qualified Social Worker with 15 years experience. As more of our children are now...
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Magic

Magic
 Magic, the manger of the Fun Base team at Turtle Bay Beach Club came to see the children yesterday. Magic has visited us before and has some great ideas for activities...
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Kids on the Move

Kids on the Move
When we take the Happy House Kids on trips we are very restricted where we can go as we have to use 3 of the local Tuk Tuk's,  therefore limiting us to short distances. We...
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Happy House Family visit the local Snake Farm

Happy House Family visit the local Snake Farm
On Friday the Happy House Family visited the local Snake Farm. It was great, the kids loved it. They saw many things from crocodiles, to snakes and chameleons. The house mums...
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At Last !!

At Last !!
At last we have mains water, it has been a long road, but thanks to Isaac, pictured here on the left, we now have our own tap. The washing, cleaning and...
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Team Howdra Run for the Happy House

Team Howdra Run for the Happy House
I was contacted by Chris Howdra to say that him and somke friends wanted to help the Happy House Kids. The guys decided to run the RAK Half Marathon in Dubai,...
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Bicycle Riding Lessons

Bicycle Riding Lessons
It is lovely to see the older kids teaching the younger ones to ride the bicycles.   Hopefully Christmas will bring more bicycles for the children, especially for the ones at school....
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Water Water Everywhere !!

Water Water Everywhere !!
After torrential rain we have ponds and pools everywhere, I called Dixon the builder to ask what can be done to channel the water away from the building. Outside the kitchen...
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A New Happy House Family

A New Happy House Family
On Friday our ducklings hatched and Mum has been keeping a close watch on them. Today she let us see her new family. There are eight babies, all looking healthy. Magic...
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A Magic Fish Pond

A Magic Fish Pond
 Magic, the entertainments manager from Turtle Bay Beach Club came on Saturday to show us how to make a fish pond. The children had a great time digging the pond helping to...
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Turtle Watch

Turtle Watch
The team at Watamu Turtle Watch invited 3 of our children, Sifa, Janet & Evance to help every Saturday to take care of the Turtles and help with the releases. This is their...
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Harry Severs

Harry Severs
Harry Severs has visited Watamu and seen for himself the hardship that many children have to suffer.   Harry is one of our Happy House Sponsors and is going to run...
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Country Boy & Brenda

Country Boy & Brenda
We decided to buy a cow, for which we have had  generous donations towards. The local cows can be bought for around £50 but Brenda is a cross breed, half local...
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Welcome home Natasha

Welcome home Natasha
On Sunday the 23rd of May 2010 I was called by a friend called Mary who is head mistress at a government school in Malindi, to tell me that one of...
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Charity Comes Home

Charity Comes Home
Today Charity was brought home, by Billy our Social Worker to the Happy House. Charity is 8 months old but very small and weak. Her Mum was 14 years old when she...
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