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Tug 'o'war

Tug 'o'war
A tug 'o' war which pitted the strength of kids versus adults was the highlight of the birthday sports day at Happy House. In this contest it's staff against some of our older boys and crowd of specta...
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Happy House happiness

Happy House happiness
Today, we meet Fahima who is telling us about herself and how she feels about living and learning at Happy House. Like all the children in our care she is happy and really appreciates what is being do...
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A family within a family

A family within a family
Today, it is the turn of Erick, Lucky and Thomas to tell you about our Happy House.  The three brothers who are a family within our much larger Happy House family. They were such unhappy, neglect...
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Acrobats in action

Acrobats in action
A few years ago Mama Sue invited a team of local acrobats to put on a show for the Happy House kids for one of our birthday celebrations. The kids were astounded by the towers and tumbling of the athl...
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Love and laughter at Happy House

Love and laughter at Happy House
The Happy House is always full of love and laughter,  Today, Esther, Thomas, Joyce, David Hayward, Neema, Abdul and Nickson tell you about themselves - assisted by Evans who recorded the video,&n...
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Happy House birthday for 400 guests!

Happy House birthday for 400 guests!
Make that chicken pilau for 400, please!  Happy House Children's Home celebrated its 11th birthday on Wednesday which just happened to be a school day.  So Mama Sue decided to bring tog...
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Happy House smiles

Happy House smiles
Five of our our Happy House girls have fun saying hello to you today.  The teenagers are a giggly group but all work hard in school, help in the family when they are at home and who enjoy every d...
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Happy birthday Happy House

Happy birthday Happy House
Today, March 17, our Happy House is 11. And our family will be celebrating with a sports day, something all our children love. "Where,' says Mama Sue, "have the years gone?"  She is so busy with ...
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Thank you Mama Sue

Thank you Mama Sue
Tumaini was 12 when he came into the care of Happy House along with his twin brother, Gift, and younger brother, Baraka, four.  That was in May 2016. Their mum had recently died and they were lef...
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Growing up at Happy House

Growing up at Happy House
Today we meet three boys who have spent almost their entire lives at Happy House.  As we approach the 17th, the 11th anniversary of our opening, Oscar remembers how he was one of the first childr...
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Mother's Day tribute to Mama Sue

Mother's Day tribute to Mama Sue
Today is Mother's Day - a day to celebrate and say thank you to mums everywhere. At the Happy House, one young man, Nasri Juma, speaks for all our youngsters as he says a very personal thank you Mama ...
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Morphin chooses a treat

Morphin chooses a treat
Apples were Morphin's choice of treat for all the kids at Happy House.  Our own Auntie Libby, who is in his sponsor family, made a donation to cover the cost of a treat to say thank you to Morphi...
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A stitch in time

A stitch in time
Our Happy House seamstress, Auntie Constance, has a new sewing machine.  It replaces the old workhorse of a machine that Mama Sue's mum had bought for her in 1968! After 52 years of use, heavy da...
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Borehole progress

Borehole progress
Capping the old well, drilling a borehole, reinforcing the water tower and building a garden store is all coming on well - but at a cost of more than £1000.   As Mama tells us the water we a...
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Morphin's moringa magic!

Morphin's moringa magic!
The health giving benefits of a plant that grows freely in the Happy House gardens helps to keep our children well and strong.  They have moringa as a tea every day, plus the leaves are added to ...
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Testing times

Testing times
Exams started yesterday at Happy House School and Mama Sue made sure that everyone was ready for the testing time ahead.  She spent Monday in school meeting each class to ensure they were happy, ...
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Party planning in full swing

Party planning in full swing
Mama Sue and her team of party planners are busy preparing for a special celebration on April 3. It's the day earmarked for a party at Mama and Papa's house to celebrate the birthday of our beloved Pa...
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Happy House news from Mama Sue

Happy House news from Mama Sue
Today our Happy House's wonderful Mama Sue brings you up to date with all the news of our family. She expresses her concern for all those of us who have had such a long winter, made harsher by the eve...
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Weeding the garden

Weeding the garden
Continuing yesterday's gardening theme, Edward and his friends are busy weeding in the Happy House garden. In their own patch, near the laundry, they are growing pumpkins and happily tend to thei...
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Helping Uncle Julius

Helping Uncle Julius
Many hands make light work - even if they are only small! At Happy House, Uncle Julius always has a team of volunteers willing to help out with chores in the garden. They are happy to assist with any ...
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