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Excited to be going to Class Eight

Excited to be going to Class Eight
Happy House kid, Husna, is looking forward to her final year year in Primary education.   joins Class Eight in July and candidate for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams/ It's a...
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Gathering firewood

Gathering firewood
Gathering firewood is something our children at Happy House really enjoy.  They go around our compound looking for any sticks that are suitable for burning and pile them high.  The wood is u...
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Planting morninga

Planting morninga
We have often talked about the huge health benefits of moringa. It grows wild in Kenya and is rich in vitamins. At Happy House, the children have morninga tea every day and the leaves are added to mea...
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Making masks

Making masks
Some of our youngest children in Happy House School have been busy making masks. Janet a former Happy house kid who is now training to be a teacher whilst working as a teaching assistant in our school...
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Tyre race

Tyre race
Old tyres come in very handy at HappY House and have all kinds of uses.  We use them as swing seats in the adventure playground and they are also handy for playtime.  Our boys and girls like...
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Power to the pumpkin

Power to the pumpkin
Our Happy House kids absolutely love pumpkins - growing them and eating them!  Pumpkin soup is a favourite on our family's menu and it tastes all the better because of the time and effort the chi...
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Mwende: "At home there were many difficulties"

Mwende: "At home there were many difficulties"
Mwende was only two when she first came into our Happy House family because of troubles in her family.  After several years, and many visits home, she returned to live with her grandparents but t...
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Baraka: "We thank our sponsors for their love and generosity"

Baraka: "We thank our sponsors for their love and generosity"
Baraka Francis and his younger brother, Steve, are growing up at Happy House with the certain knowledge they are loved.  When they came to into our care eight years ago it was from a life of...
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Morphin: "Mama Sue rescued my life"

Morphin: "Mama Sue rescued my life"
Used to life on the streets, Morphin, knew now boundaries when he came into the care of Happy House. He was eight years old. It took time, patience, guidance and a great deal of love to get him to rea...
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Oscar: "Happy House gives me a great future"

Oscar: "Happy House gives me a great future"
The Happy House has been Oscar's home since it opened in 2010.  One of the first children to come int the care of Mama Sue and the children's home she had dreamed of creating, he was with his old...
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Jacinta: "I want to make everybody proud"

Jacinta: "I want to make everybody proud"
Jacinta arrived at Happy House in 2014, as a seven year old.  She and her younger sister, Florence, were in need of a caring home and that is what Mama Sue and her Happy House provides.  Gro...
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Brian: "I was welcomed with open arms"

Brian: "I was welcomed with open arms"
As an 11 year old, Brian was enduring a very difficult time in care of relatives and had no idea what it was like to have a worry free childhood. He came into our care at Happy House, in 2014. and was...
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Husna: "I am thankful to Mama Sue"

Husna: "I am thankful to Mama Sue"
Husna is thankful for all she has gained since joining the Happy House family in 2014 along with her younger brother, Hussein.  Not only does she have a big and joyful family of siblings, she als...
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Musyoka: "Always a Happy House kid"

Musyoka: "Always a Happy House kid"
Once a Happy House kid, always a Happy House kid. Every child who passes through our doors knows when Mama Sue tells them that, she means it . For some of the youngsters who we have, when circumstance...
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Priscilla: "I would like to be a lawyer"

Priscilla: "I would like to be a lawyer"
Priscilla had lived in hardship, with little family love, when as a six year old she was brought into care.  At Happy House she discovered what a real childhood should be like without worry, free...
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Rukia: "I am so grateful for Happy House"

Rukia: "I am so grateful for Happy House"
Rukia, 16, has blossomed from a shy child into a confident young woman since joining our family at the Happy House shortly after we opened in 2010.  She had been living with her impoverished gran...
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Birthday trio

Birthday trio
Three of our Happy house kids are are celebrating birthdays.  Lucky is just turning 10, Brian is now 11 and Priscilla is 14. They are much loved members of our family and love their Mama Sue as m...
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A game of netball

A game of netball
Netball is a popular game with our students at Happy House School. This video is presented by Happy House kid, Jacinta, who has just finished her class eight primary and has moved on to secondary educ...
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Computers are key

Computers are key
Computers are key to the education we offer at Happy House School.  They enhance our teaching and by giving children, from the youngest age group upwards, a thorough grounding in IT we are helpin...
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A happy place to be

A happy place to be
A newcomer to Happy House School is Emily.  She is loving being in her new school where education is delivered in an inspirational and happy way.

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