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Confidence gained

Confidence gained
A skilled and time-served joiner, Uncle Charo has worked on the Happy House maintenance department for a number of years.  He was quite shy when he came to us and didn't like speaking in public, ...
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A song from Husna

A song from Husna
A song from the Happy House to start your Sunday.  Husna likes to sing and asked if she could record a song for our blog. This is it.
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Here I have all that I need

Here I have all that I need
Florence loves being a part of the Happy House family. She remembers how difficult it was to live in extreme hardship, to go without food or shoes. But since coming into our care her worries have evap...
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Garden work

Garden work
Edward, Harry and David have been busy helping in the Happy house gardens. Now the rains have come the weeds are shooting up everywhere and the children have been busy pulling them up to ensure they d...
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Proud to be a Happy House kid

Proud to be a Happy House kid
Happy House kid Mwende is proud to be going to high school after passing her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams.  She is also proud to bbe a Happy House kid because she knows that whene...
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Papa starts the week

Papa starts the week
A new school week began for Happy House with words of congratulations from Papa Dave.  Papa told the assembly that the results of recent exams had been good and whilst not quite number one in the...
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Our new school

Our new school
Natasha and Hussein are two of the Happy House kids settling into life at secondary school. They are now attending Barani High School and are proud to be wearing its uniform. T hey are also enjoying m...
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Our special kind of magic

Our special kind of magic
We believe that at our Happy House we weave a special kind of magic on the lives of the children who come into our care.  Some stay for just a short time while their family recovers from a crisis...
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My happy life

My happy life
Husna has lived in the care of the Happy House family for eight years and in that time she has blossomed into a capable, confident and kind young woman.  She has experienced the security of livig...
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Singalong on Saturday

Singalong on Saturday
Kidz Club at Happy House is a time when everyone gets together to share news and to celebrate any birthdays of the the week. And it is also a Saturday singalong with lots of songs, something our found...
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Homework time

Homework time
The Happy House children have only recently returned to school after a long holiday. And they have also started a new school year. Edward is now in a new class and with some new pupils from the local ...
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Happy to be back

Happy to be back
The Happy House children have only recently returned to school after a long holiday.  And they have also started a new school year/ Edward is now in a new class and with some new pupils from the ...
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Cookery challenge

Cookery challenge
Happy House kids Baraka and Hussein spent p[art of the public holiday in the kitchen.  They were learning from our cook how to cook rice, a bit of a challenge when you are cooking for 50, and to ...
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A clean sweep

A clean sweep
Our Happy House kids have been helping o save money by making new brooms for their home.  Edward and some of the other boys collected dried palm which is tued together in tight bunches to make a ...
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Holiday job!

Holiday job!
With all the children off school at Happy House for a public holiday, Jonny has given himself a job to do.  He's clearing up the compound to ensure it looks spick and span.  Jonny has a prou...
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Young Farmers at work

Young Farmers at work
The Happy House Young Farmers are an industrious group who like to be fully involved in the garden. As Brian tells us they have been planting moringa and maize so that it will get ful benefit of the r...
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Helping each other is the best way

Helping each other is the best way
Morphin was a really troubled boy, who had been living on the edge of despair, when Mama Sue took him under the wing of her Happy House.  She always had great faith that even the most troubled ch...
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Bus boys

Bus boys
Erick and some of his Happy House pals enjoyed getting our school mini-buses ready to go back on the road for the start of the new school term.  They washed the buses and then polished them until...
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Rains arriving

Rains arriving
Our gardeners at Happy House are working flat out to prepare for the onset of the rainy season.   have cleared the land and are planting every available space with maize and other crops to t...
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Restoring railings

Restoring railings
Uncle Charo and his young helpers have been sanding down and revarnishing the handmade fencing that encloses our bandas,  Regular maintenance is the best way of ensuring that our buildings last a...
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