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Roof work underway

Roof work underway
The work has started on replacing our Happy House roof. We haven't raised the £8,600 needed but the roof was damaged by recent heavy rains to such an extent that it had become unsafe and we could...
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Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound
Safe and Sound Appeal We have launched an appealmto raise £8,600 to meet the costs of replacing the roof on on our Happy House. The makuti thatched roof has now been declared beyond repair and must be...
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A week in school

A week in school
One week into the new school year ands our Happy House kids are enjiying being back. There's the excitement of settling into a new class as well as the adventure of learning new things. Morphin, who i...
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There's a hole in our roof, dear Papa, a hole ...

There's a hole in our roof, dear Papa, a hole ...
You will know by now that we have a hole in our roof ... in fact we have so many that it needs completely replacing!  And that means raising £8,600 to do the work.  But it's not all doom and...
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New kid in the family!

New kid in the family!
Our Happy House children arev thrilled to have a new kid in the family. But thus one has four legs!  One of our rescue goats gave birth the a beautiful kid this week and Florence tells us that ot...
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Learning to sew

Learning to sew
Happy House kid Priscilla spent some of the recent school holidays learning to sew. She went towork alongside our seamstress, Auntie Eunice, to learn some very useful skills. Safe and Sound Appeal We ...
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First funds towards a new roof

First funds towards a new roof
Our Happy House Safe and Sound Appeal is off to a wonderful start. Our friends, old and new, rallied to our call to help us raise the £8,600 we need to urgently replace the roof on our child...
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Safe and Sound Appeal

Safe and Sound Appeal
Having ended 2023 on a high after what Papa Dave describes as "the best Christmas ever", Happy House is starting 2024 on a low.  Our children are all well and happy which is a blessing and we are...
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Brenda is growing fast

Brenda is growing fast
When you are one of a family as large as that at our Happy House, one of the drawbacks of going back to school is the little ones you leave at home. Prscilla says she will miss her baby 'sister" Brend...
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New year, new things

New year, new things
Our primary school children went back to class yesterday, while our secondary kids are looking forward to therir return tomorrow. Mwende, refreshed after the holidays, is optimistc about the year ahea...
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Happy schoolboys

Happy schoolboys
Happy House kids Harry, David and James are excited to be going back to school this week. They've had a wonderful holiday, but all things come to an end and they are looking forward to seeing the...
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Backing books

Backing books
Our Happy House kids are almost set for the new school year.  Now they have their text books, they've beenj busy backing them to keep them in tip top order.
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By the book

By the book
Our Happy House kids will be going back to school next wekk so they are all bsuy getting ready for a brand new year. And that means new sets of text books for each child.  Our brilliant administr...
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Home from home

Home from home
Those of our Happy House children who have been able to go to visit a parent or relative during the Christrmas holiday have now returned to our family. While their family members may not be in positio...
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Happy helpers

Happy helpers
Helping with the household tasks around their home at Happy House is never regraded as a "chorew" by our kids. They like assisting our staff and learning new skills ... it's all a part of family life....
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Getting set for school

Getting set for school
Our Happy House children ae coming towards the end of the longest school holiday of the year.  They are now getting geared up for the start of the 2024 academic year, new classes and exciting tim...
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Rejoicing in 2024

Rejoicing in 2024
Happy House kid Abdulmalik is bright and breezy on New Year's Day and eager to share his good wishes for you in 2024.
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year
As 2024 dawns, the young people living in care of our Happy House are full of hopes and ambitions.  Our aim, the dream of our founder the late Mama Sue, is to give them a happy home, an excellent...
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Santa bonus

Santa bonus
Happy House kids Chesco and Abdulmalik are having a great time playing a game together.  Santa brought Chesco a game of Connect Four and he is thrilled with it. A lot of our children are still on...
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Pele shirt raises £900

Pele shirt raises £900
A Brazil football shirt signed by the legendary, Pele, sold for £900 at auction recently. It was donated to Happy House by one of own wonderful supporters, Terry Stock, who bought it a chari...
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