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Lovinne, Anne and Michael - Happy House success stories

Lovinne, Anne and Michael - Happy House success stories
How special it is to be a part of charity that is making such a difference to the lives of so many young people in Kenya. Kids, who could have ended up on the scrapheap of life, without education or h...
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A Happy House update from Mama Sue

A Happy House update from Mama Sue
Ensuring we have the essentials we need, when we need them, for the children living in our family at Happy House has been a constant balancing act for Mama Sue and her staff.  And it has taken it...
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Singing in the rain!

Singing in the rain!
When it rains in Kenya it pours! Even a short shower can leave you wet through, so umbrellas or raincoats are high on our Happy House wish list this time of year - the rainy season. Angela Lewis, one ...
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Bus goes on the road

Bus goes on the road
The new school mini-bus is on the road transporting youngsters to and from Happy house School. The bus, bought with money we were able to claim back in Gift Aid from donations made by British taxpayer...
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Capturing children's minds - lower primary

Capturing children's minds - lower primary
Teachers are as eager as our Happy House kids to get back to school after the holidays.  Committed to to their work, they appreciate the support and resources they have at Happy house School. Mam...
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Back to school assembly

Back to school assembly
The new school term has started with focus at Happy House. And at first assembly, after a seven week break,  Mama Sue spoke t the children to inspire them to think "can do" not "can't do." She al...
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Catch up classes

Catch up classes
Today we are with Mama Sue meeting and her team of remedial teachers.  The teachers, brought in to help pupils gain strength in subjects where they struggle, are funded by a very generous donatio...
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Happy House computers ready for new term

Happy House computers ready for new term
Mama Sue can be very proud of the wonderful computer suite at Happy House School and the way our students are being equipped for a workplace driven by computer technology.  And she can also be pr...
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Learning in a splash!

Learning in a splash!
Rukia filmed this video of Stevie and some of her younger "brothers" at Happy House washing one of the school vehicles during the spring holiday.  She says: "Since they are at home they can help ...
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Sweet treat for Happy House kids

Sweet treat for Happy House kids
There was a special treat for our children thanks to a very kind sponsor. They sent a donation for Mama Sue to buy something the children would enjoy as a treat before they return to school after the ...
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New school shoes

New school shoes
Getting a family of almost 60 children ready to go back to school is a tall order!  But at Happy House, Mama Sue and her team are used to meeting every challenge. Next week, our children will be ...
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Growing pumpkins ... and confidence!

Growing pumpkins ... and confidence!
It is wonderful to watch our children at Happy House growing up. For those who sponsor a child, seeing their special little friend on the blog is always special. And we also notice how they chang...
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Student turns teacher

Student turns teacher
From student to teacher - that's our Happy House Nasri.  Not so long ago Nasri was given a chance of an education when he was given a scholarship to Happy House School, having missed out on so mu...
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Positive start to new term

Positive start to new term
With Kenya schools reopening next week after a seven-week break, Happy House is busy getting ready to welcome back its students.  Mama Sue is holding meetings with teachers from every department ...
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Getting active at the Happy House

Getting active at the Happy House
In this blog from Happy House we join John who is leading an exercise programme for the rest of the kids.  And they're all really enjoying the keep fit routines he has put together. Our children ...
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The braidy bunch

The braidy bunch
Our Happy House children grow up with a pride in the way the look and behave. Mama Sue inspires them to be polite, kind and smart.  And for the girls that means keeping their hair in neat braids ...
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Learning about computers

Learning about computers
During the long school holidays the children living in our care at Happy House are still learning! They all love using computers, but it's important that they know how they work too.  Mr Christon...
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Rains find roof flaws

Rains find roof flaws
The arrival of the long-awaited rains are a blessing to the parched earth of Kenya, They bring the crops to life, fill the waterholes and rivers and bring welcome relief from the unrelenting heat. At ...
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Turning the table to tennis

Turning the table to tennis
Table tennis is the latest game to be enjoyed by our children at Happy House.  Mama Sue thought it would be something they'd enjoy and which as well as being a new activity would be good for hand...
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Sports training back on

Sports training back on
Happy House kids are delighted to be back in sports training.  The training stopped when the children returned to school after many months off because of the pandemic. They chose to concentrate o...
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