logoChildren Of Watamu  

 registered charity number 1098731

justgivingfacebook
Please donate via JustGiving.

To set up a standing order with our bank: E-mail for details

Meet Florence and team from Burnley

Meet Florence and team from Burnley
In a fun game of soccer at our New Year's Eve sports day at Happy House, our home team took on the might of "visitors" Burnley FC. Florence led the Burnley side who were wearing strip very kindly dona...
Continue reading
0
  104 Hits
104 Hits

New Year Sports

New Year Sports
Having concentrated on the start of the new school term, we whizz back to New Year's Eve at home at Happy House.  Mama and Papa asked the children how they'd like to celebrate and it was agreed t...
Continue reading
0
  86 Hits
86 Hits

Starting the day the healthy way

Starting the day the healthy way
Pupils at Happy House School istart the day the healthy way - with exercise. Exercising in the fresh air, before the day gets too hot, boosts the energy levels of the children and gets their brains in...
Continue reading
0
  93 Hits
93 Hits

Nice way to end the week

Nice way to end the week
First week over of a new term at Happy House School and Mama and Papa are checking how everyone is doing. After being off for so long because of the pandemic it's been a settling down week. And it's a...
Continue reading
0
  157 Hits
157 Hits

Christmas packed away

Christmas packed away
Christmas was full of fun for our children at the Happy House, but all good things must come to an end and as the new school year starts, the decorations come down to be packed away for another time.&...
Continue reading
0
  79 Hits
79 Hits

Term off to a good start

Term off to a good start
Three days back into the new academic year and Happy House School is settling down nicely. For most pupils it's been nine months since they were last in their classrooms.  When the pandemic ...
Continue reading
0
  91 Hits
91 Hits

Teachers in training

Teachers in training
Teachers joining our staff at Happy House seize the opportunities it gives to learn new things. And at Happy House computer fluency is vital. In this video,  Mr Chris is giving a workshop on...
Continue reading
0
  93 Hits
93 Hits

School year begins

School year begins
There was great excitement on Monday as children in Kenya returned to school, many for the first time since the pandemic-enforced closure in March. The children living in our care at Happy House were ...
Continue reading
0
  80 Hits
80 Hits

Getting ready for school again

Getting ready for school again
After nine months of home schooling for most of our Happy House children, they were thrilled to be getting ready to go back to the classrooms to start a new academic year at Happy House School. Two ye...
Continue reading
0
  85 Hits
85 Hits

Putting on the style

Putting on the style
Youngsters at the Happy House stepped out on to the catwalk for Christmas fashion show.  They modelled some of the wonderful new clothes donated by many of our friends. The pandemic has made...
Continue reading
0
  104 Hits
104 Hits

A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa

A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa
You never know what will happen when you visit our family at the Happy House Children's Home in Watamu. David Paris took on an unexpected role of Santa at our family party at Mama Sue and Papa Dave's ...
Continue reading
0
  110 Hits
110 Hits

Christmas with the Happy House family

Christmas with the Happy House family
Our lovely friends Angela Lewis and David Paris joined in the fun of our Christmas at Happy House. From the Christmas party at Mama and Papa's home to a trip to the beach with our huge family of child...
Continue reading
0
  104 Hits
104 Hits

Trip to the beach

Trip to the beach
A trip to the beach is a highlight of our Christmas time activities for our children at the Happy House.  With the older children looking after the younger ones, it was a happy family time enjoye...
Continue reading
0
  96 Hits
96 Hits

A New Year message from Mama Sue

A New Year message from Mama Sue
As we start a New Year, many of us still in the grips of the pandemic, we look forward to a time when we can put it all behind us.  At Happy House, where our family had been in lockdown for many ...
Continue reading
0
  151 Hits
151 Hits

The tale of the disappearing baby Jesus

The tale of the disappearing baby Jesus
Today, as we continue to bring you vides of  Christmas at the Happy House, Mama Sue brings you a thank you from our family. She also tells us the tale of the Nativity Play That Went Wrong! I...
Continue reading
0
  81 Hits
81 Hits

Christmas fun, food and thanks

Christmas fun, food and thanks
Food, fun and thanks! Our children at Happy House, who all coming from backgrounds of tragedy, extreme poverty or neglect, don't take anything for granted.  They love and respect all those, world...
Continue reading
0
  90 Hits
90 Hits

Christmas lunch is served

Christmas lunch is served
Serving lunch to a family of sixty takes many hands And with a willing and organised team all went smoothly at our Happy House party at Mama and Papa's home.  The children were served chicken pil...
Continue reading
0
  72 Hits
72 Hits

And along came a second Santa

And along came a second Santa
After a very fine job of being Santa, three-year-old Emmanuel was ready hang up his robe and beard, and to meet a bigger version of the man in red! A good friend, David Paris, who visiting Watamu took...
Continue reading
0
  115 Hits
115 Hits

Oh-Oh it's Santa!

Oh-Oh it's Santa!
A visit from Santa is always the highlight of Christmas for children the world over.  But this year with our regular Happy House Santa (also known as Peter Reid) grounded by Covid-19 restrictions...
Continue reading
0
  84 Hits
84 Hits

We're ready to party

We're ready to party
All dressed in their best, our Happy House children were so excited to be going to spend Christmas at home with Mama Sue and Papa Dave.  They had taken care in getting ready, and were organised i...
Continue reading
0
  100 Hits
100 Hits

Copyright © 2020 Children of Watamu Reg. Charity No.1098731

Registered in the Republic of Kenya with the Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development as a Charitable Children’s Institution. CS No. 000573

site developed free by Chris Franklin  and hosted by KRYSTAL hosting