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Regular blogs from Elizabeth Gomm

New Shoes

New Shoes
On Saturday I had to go to Malindi a 45 mile round trip to get new school shoes for 14 of the children.As we only have the car I had to...
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Bero Book arrives in Africa

Bero Book arrives in Africa
Pictured here on the left is Hadija our cook who just loves the Bero Book. Violet also helped  with prepartions for the party
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Water Water Everywhere

Water Water Everywhere
I mentioned last week about how when it rains the water is everywhere in great big puddles. The Country Boy has now solved the problem. We could not afford to dig...
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Emailing: steve 013

Emailing: steve 013
Billy our Social worker, Hailey Aspinall a great volunteer that is here with us and myself took Stephen, or as he is becoming known here at home Stevie, to Malindi Hospital for his...
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Brian weighing in

Brian weighing in
On Wednesday we had just returned from Malindi hospital with Stephen when we received a call from  Nancy the Children's Officer to say there was a one day old baby in...
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Stephen visits the hospital

Stephen visits the hospital
Wednesday was hectic. We had taken Stephen to the Doctors on Tuesday as we were all quite worried how floppy his head is. The Doctor said he thought it was what...
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The Twins

The Twins
The twins are still at home with us. Pendo and Samua are doing well and now feeding a lot better. The Mum is staying close by but hardly ever comes to visit. The...
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Brenda's Bath Day

Brenda's Bath Day
Look at the expression on Brenda's face, sheer heaven!!    Once a week Brenda is washed by Fred in a special solution to stop any insects from attaching themselves to her. There are some...
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Go Girl !!

Go Girl !!
Charity just loves the baby walker, and is really getting the hang of it. When she came to us she was very ill in fact we wondered if she would have survived...
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Hailey Aspinall arrives

Hailey Aspinall arrives
On Friday Hailey Aspinall arrived to volunteer at the Happy House for two weeks. Hailey and her Mum Jackie have always very supportive of my work in many ways. They sponsor...
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Hello Stephen

Hello Stephen
What a hectic day Friday was!!   Stephen was brought home to us by his Dad who is just unable to cope with a 8month old baby. Stephen is the brother...
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Happy Birthday Oscar

Happy Birthday Oscar
Oscar was 4 yesterday, so of course we had a party. The children were all off school as it was Madaraka Day, 47 years since Kenya gained Independence, so it worked...
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Welcome Home Lynn

Welcome Home Lynn
We are delighted to welcome Lynn McCluskey back home to the Happy House. Lynn arrived bearing gifts from sponsors and many of the other much needed items. We have decided to keep the presents...
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Baby Love

Baby Love
    Children at Devonshire Primary School, Blackpool,  have become a part of baby Brian's sponsor family after raising £210 with a non-uniform day.I went into school last year to talk...
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Do we have a Picasso or Lowry?

Do we have a Picasso or Lowry?
I asked Kamango a local artist to come to the Happy House and teach our children how to draw and paint. He was delighted. At first he had the children just colouring in...
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Jedijah is 7

Jedijah is 7
Another birthday party this week, Jedijah was 7 on Wednesday. Hadijah our cook made a lovely cake, the kids just love it, all saying when is it my birthday. We gave...
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Bringing in the crops

Bringing in the crops
Today Gideon our gardener brought the in first crop of maize. Hadeja, the cook roasted the maize and the children devoured it. It really was so delicious. The children have asked if they...
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The Aspinall Family help the Happy House Kids

The Aspinall Family help the Happy House Kids
  Michelle Aspinall , her husband, Ed, and there three young children will be visiting the Happy House this summer - after coming the long way to get here, around the...
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Safe and sound

On Thursday as we arrived in Timboni on the way home from the hospital with Steve, Nancy the Children's Officer called  to ask if we could come to the office and...
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Busy Week

Busy Week
On Thursday we took Stevie back to Malindi Hospital where his ears were syringed. Oh my goodness how he screamed! Lots of gunge came out of his ears, the nurses were...
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