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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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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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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 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"

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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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 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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Happy House happiness

Today, we meet Fahima who is telling us about herself and how she feels about living and learning at Happy House. Like all the children in our care she is happy and really appreciates what is being do...
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Happy House smiles

Five of our our Happy House girls have fun saying hello to you today.  The teenagers are a giggly group but all work hard in school, help in the family when they are at home and who enjoy every d...
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Happy birthday Happy House

Today, March 17, our Happy House is 11. And our family will be celebrating with a sports day, something all our children love. "Where,' says Mama Sue, "have the years gone?"  She is so busy with ...
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Happy House news from Mama Sue

Today our Happy House's wonderful Mama Sue brings you up to date with all the news of our family. She expresses her concern for all those of us who have had such a long winter, made harsher by the eve...
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Tropical treat

Praise for doing well is a huge boost to a youngster's confidence. Like many of the children in our family, Gift had little schooling before he came into the care of our Happy House. He tries hard and...
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All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!

A lovely German couple holidaying in Watamu, came across a young boy on the beach.  Every evening Elke and Ruediger saw Emmanuel collecting plastic bottles which would be sold to recyclers to hel...
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Music brings joy

Meet Husna and the other Happy House room captains bring us an update on he radios that the children received as a Christmas present. Each room has it's own speaker and USB stick on which to download ...
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Happy House has taught me many things

Happy House has been home to Greg since was seven-years-old. He's now 10. He'd been living with his grandmother who was defeated by her own circumstances and sought the help she needed to give her lit...
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Happy to be home

The love and welcome of her friends made it easy for Purity when she came back to live in the Happy House family recently  Purity, along with her brother Stephano and sister, Jessica, had previou...
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Growing project

Erick, Steve and Hussein are three keen young gardeners.  The boys, enjoy growing vegetables for the kitchen.  It is a useful hobby and here they say thank you to Mama Sue for providing...
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Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend

DawnHeather White, Auntie Dawn to our children at Happy House, is a loving and loyal friend to our family. She's been visiting regularly since we opened and on this trip, from her home in Northern Ire...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House.  With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family wit...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House. With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family with her ...
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