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Start the week with a smile

Start the week with a smile
It's Monday and not everybody's favourite day.  So Emmanuel and his Happy House friends are hopingt to start your week with a smile and a spring in your step.  We hope your day is a good one...
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Excellent exams

Excellent exams
You just have to smile when you see the way our Happy House children love to learn. They are unfazed by exams and in this video. Chesco, describes his mid-term examinations as excellent and thanks his...
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Selection time

Selection time
It was so good , earlier this week, to hear John Bhati talking about how his grades in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education meant he could appply for a place at university. This week, with the...
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Happy House thank you to Peter

Happy House thank you to Peter
After his phenomenal event raising £483 for our Happy House Safe and Sound Roof Appeal,  Peter Reid today gets a special thank you from Papa Dave on behalf of all our family. Papa says Peter's sp...
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Peter's close shave for cash

Peter's close shave for cash
Happy House trustee Peter Reid lost his braids but kept just enough hair to keep his head warm when celebrity hairdresser Pat Wood took her clippers to his locks. The public cropping took place at The...
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A milestone for Brenda

A milestone for Brenda
Today, we bring you a lovely update from Mwende on the youngest member of our family, Brenda.  Brenda, who was a foundling, has grown and blossomed since she came into the loving embrace of our f...
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Environmental action

Environmental action
Happy House kids care about theur environment.  They want to keep it clean and tidy, both at home and beyond. On Saturday, some of the children took part in a community beach clean which was both...
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John moves on to next degree

John moves on to next degree
John was one of the first children to join our Happy House family almost 14 years ago.  He was a frightened little boy, facing the unknown along with his elder brother, Sifa, and younger sister, ...
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Introducing rugby

Introducing rugby
Rugby is not really a game our kids at Happy House are too familiar with. Some have played it in the past, but mostly their game of choice is football.  Yesterday, volunteers George Mann and Kier...
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Morphin looks ahead

Morphin looks ahead
Happy House kid Morphin is excited by the prospect of athletics at school this term.  He hopes that he and fellow students at Happy House Junior Secondary School will wear our red shorts with pri...
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School update

School update
It seems hardly any time at all since the school term started and yet we are already half way through it.  Our staff and students are preparing for the mid-term assessments and also for a second ...
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Medicine calls

Medicine calls
Our Happy House Florence is fortunate to have highly qualified nurse , Joanne Reid, as a member of her sponsor family. And on her many trips to visit our family, with her husband, Peter, Jo has g...
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Yoga is good

Yoga is good
Since the wonderful My Little Zen introduced yoga to our Happy House family, our children have become keen converts. They understand how it benefits both mind and body and look forward to their w...
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High school challenges

High school challenges
Purity is a bright and intelligent young woman who has settled in well into her first term in high school. It's very different from being at Happy House Schhool with many more students and many more s...
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Banda repairs

Banda repairs
Completly replacing our Happy House roof has come at an enormous and worrying expense, but we had no option other than to get on with it and hope that the £8,600 it cost could be raised.  We are ...
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Fun time

Fun time
After a busy week at school, Happy House kid Abdul is enjoying the weekend. It's a chance to play out and he's having fun twirling the younger children around on the roundabout!
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Half way there

Half way there
Today, Papa Dave says a huge thank you to everyone who has donated to our Happy House Safe and Sound Appeal which aims to raise £8,600 to replace our Happy House roof. We are now half awy to our targe...
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A mother's mission of love

A mother's mission of love
Happy House was very touched to welcome, Beatrice, a Rotarian from Nairobi who made an emotional journey to Watamu following the death of her daughter, Victoria, in January. Victoria had loved Watamu ...
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Phil's final day

Phil's final day
The Happy House family was sad this week to say goodbye to our good friend Phil Marshall. Phil was heading back to Yorkshire after a four week stay in Watamu.  A trustee of our charity, he combin...
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Basketball is the best

Basketball is the best
All our Happy House kids enjoy ball games, but for Diana basketball is the best.  She plays at her high school, and has her sights set on being top of her game.
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