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We can't always win

We can't always win
Learning to lose graciously is one of the toughest lessons of childhood. With our Happy House kids all supporting England in the Euro final, there were some long faces at assembly yesterday. But Mama ...
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Healthy crops

Healthy crops
In this video we join Steve in the children's garden at Happy House. He is giving us an update on the pumpkin seeds they sowed.  The kids love the pumpkin soup and they are doing their best to gr...
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Good luck, England

Good luck, England
The family at the Happy House are getting behind the England team for today's Euros final clash with Italy at Wembley.  We have wonderful friends and sponsors in both countries but the kids gravi...
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Clean sweep

Clean sweep
With the little ones given a homework assignment to make brooms from natural materials, they needed a helping hand.  So the children were split into small groups with one of the lder kids at Happ...
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Oscar in the kitchen

Oscar in the kitchen
Oscar is learning a lot while waiting to start secondary school in July.  He recently finished his primary education, and while he waits for the time to come so that he can join secondary school,...
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A lesson with Jacinta

A lesson with Jacinta
Meet Jacinta who is taking a lesson with some of her young brothers and sisters at Happy house.  Very soon they are going to take their end of term exams which they are all looking forward to. Sh...
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Confident Diana

Confident Diana
Our children at Happy house are encouraged to speak up for themselves. This helps to build confidence which will always be with them as they steer their way through life. Here Diana talks to the other...
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Polished performance

Polished performance
Friends Erick and Brian were busy on Saturday morning, getting school shoes polished up ready for Monday. The children like to help with chores around the Happy House and it was their turn to be the s...
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Room captain Brian

Room captain Brian
t Happy House each bedroom is shared by a small group of children.  And one of them takes on the responsibility of being room captain.  In this video Brian talks about what it means to ...
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Mama brings us up to date

Mama brings us up to date
Mama Sue has been so busy that she has hardly appeared on the Happy House blog lately. So today we are putting that right as she brings you up to date with things happening in the family, She's joined...
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Brothers bonded by love not blood

Brothers bonded by love not blood
The children who live in our care at Happy House are all one family, bonded by love.  They make friendships that will last through life and really care about each.  Saidi and Dulla are best ...
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Little growers

Little growers
Even the smallest members of our family like to get involved in the garden. And seeds sent by a wellwisher ensure they can watch their plants develop from seed to fully grown, so they are learning a l...
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Busy week for Mama

Busy week for Mama
It's been a busy week for Mama Sue.  True to her word, she's been talking to individual children about their most recent examination results both to mentor and inspire them.  Mama, who is se...
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John: Thank you Mama

John: Thank you Mama
John came to Happy House from a rescue centre in Mombasa in 2016, along with his younger sister Diana, and brother, Daudi. He had not been in school and was unable to read.  But being at Happy Ho...
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Pride of place at Happy House

Pride of place at Happy House
When Mama Sue built her Happy House children's home she wanted it to be a really beautiful family home. She believes that only the best is good enough for children, in every aspect of their lives.&nbs...
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Making the most of every space

Making the most of every space
When the rains come in Kenya everyone has their own little piece of ground where they will have planted maize.  Maize flour is a staple food, used to make ugali, so being able to grow your own is...
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Every day is wash day at Happy House

Every day is wash day at Happy House
With almost 60 children in the family, the Happy House aunties have an huge amount of laundry to get through - every single day. So at weekends the older kids like to give them a hand.  Here Jaci...
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Saidi and friends wanted to help their uncles at Happy House by cleaning the vehicles.  As it isweekend, the kids have time on their hands and they always like to help out where they can. &n...
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Shining examples!

Shining examples!
Saidi and friends wanted to help their uncles at Happy House by cleaning the vehicles. As it is weekend, the kids at time on their hands and they always like to help out where they can. And give a lit...
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Awaiting results

Awaiting results
Children in school at Happy House have just been having exams. In this video  Priscilla tells us more about them and how, at the time, they were eagerly awaiting the results.  Good luck ever...
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