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A big thank you

A big thank you
Mama Sue is saying thank you to everyone who has helped us to install smart TVs into every classroom at our school. And also for providing the money we needed to lay cable to take a stronger internet ...
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And so it begins ... painting the Happy House

And so it begins ... painting the Happy House
Painting the Happy House exterior is a huge job. But it has to be done regularly to ensure that the building is kept in good condition.  Now the rains have stopped, this is the ideal time and Mam...
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Party planning

Party planning
Our older girls have turned into party planners to organise a celebration of Mama Sue's birthday next month. Mama wants to be able to hold a party her and Papa's house in Turtle Bay.  With everyo...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
Love and joy this is what we at the Happy House give to our children and something some will not have known before coming into our care. In return, we watch how they change from frightened, unhappy li...
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Getting ready for school

Getting ready for school
Schools in Kenya closed in mid-March, three days after the country recorded its first Covid infection.  They have not re-opened.  While they are not expected to return until January, this co...
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Teachers Zoom ahead

Teachers Zoom ahead
You never have too much knowledge.  Our teachers at Happy House have been harnessing the powers of the internet to improve lessons for our children.  With schools in Kenya closed since March...
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Our beautiful banda

Our beautiful banda
The round banda at Happy House is where Mama, Papa and the children can relax. It's furnished with wicker chairs and sofas which were beginning to look a bit tired. They do get a lot of use, after all...
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A treat for the family

A treat for the family
Love always wins through.  Morphin was a troubled child when he came to Happy House but with lots of love, cuddles and guidance, he settled down and learnt how to trustand to live as part of a fa...
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Baby James ... and he's wide awake!

Baby James ... and he's wide awake!
Baby James slept through his first birthday honours at Happy House kidz club last week. So we had a replay on Saturday and he stayed awake! Here Mama Sue, with James on her knee and with Emmanuel and ...
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Happy to work at Happy House

Happy to work at Happy House
Foleni is a driver who also helps with cooking in our kitchen.  He has worked at Happy House for a number of years now and is grateful for his job. Good employers can be hard to find in Kenya, so...
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A song for Sunday

A song for Sunday
Three-year-old Emmanuel turns choirmaster at Happy House to lead today's Song for Sunday. Evans, who filmed the video, says: "Emmanuel is a good singer and he is coming up very well in the family."&nb...
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Good result

Good result
David, Ludwin, Neema John and Joyce are all smiles today.  And so is their Mama Sue.  The four children who we showed you taking some tests earlier this week are hearing their results f...
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Work coming on at Happy House

Work coming on at Happy House
Work is coming on well to create an area of hardstanding at Happy House. As Papa Dave explains the area will prevent a mudbath that comes with the rains. This has been a real problem for the aunties w...
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Happy to work at Happy House

Happy to work at Happy House
Foleni is a driver who also helps with cooking in our kitchen.  He has worked at Happy House for a number of years now and is grateful for his job.  Good employers can be hard to find in Ken...
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Good result

Good result
David, Ludwin., Neema John and Joyce are all smiles today. And so is their Mama Sue.  The four children who we showed you taking some tests earlier this week at Happy House are hearing their resu...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
Three-year-old Emmanuel turns choirmaster at Happy House to lead today's Song for Sunday. Evans, who filmed the video, says: "Emmanuel is a good singer and he is coming up very well in the family." He...
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Work coming on at Happy House

Work coming on at Happy House
Work is coming on well to create an area of hardstanding at Happy House.  As Papa Dave explains the area will prevent a mudbath that comes with the rains.  This has been a real problem for t...
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Testing times

Testing times
Testing the children's progress by using exams works effectively at Happy House.  They are having exams every six weeks so that their teachers and Mama Sue can monitor how they are doing and to s...
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Charity, a Happy House miracle

Charity, a Happy House miracle
Love, determination and our special kind of care turned Charity from a dying baby into a happy, healthy child.  And as Charity turns 11, we look back on her story of tragedy turned to joy,&n...
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James naps through his birthday

James naps through his birthday
We wanted him to be a birthday video star.  After all, it's not every day you reach your first birthday.  But our little James, a foundling who came into care of Happy House at 15 days old, ...
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