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Water Babies

Water Babies
 The kitchen and shower rooms are taking shape. We are waiting for the sinks and toilets to be installed. The water will be supplied from a well, that was sunk as one of the...
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At Last!!

At Last!!
On Thursday amongst great excitment our first container finally arrived! What a relief. The Country Boy broke the seal, when opened it was packed to the doors with beds, bedding, children's...
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The Counrty Boy

The Counrty Boy
Dave, or as he is know to most of us, The Country Boy,  decided that we must make a start on the chicken run. We feel that we can start a...
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Busy getting ready

Busy getting ready
Dave & I went to the Happy at 8am this morning it was a hive of activity. The excitement is mounting as we move closer to being ready for our children...
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Dubai Volunteers

During 2009 I was contacted by a lovely lady called Jo Maher from Dubai, who I have since met with her family here in Watamu. Here a piece that Phukaka, who...
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Well we have Water

Well we have Water
The toilets are now flushing with well water, which is also connected to the showers.It will also be used for cleaning and the gardens. We had to buy a larger pump...
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A House waiting to become a Home

A House waiting to become a Home
This is a view from the rear of the Happy House looking into the courtyard where the childrens bedrooms are.
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Kids helping Kids

Kids helping Kids
Aston and Cote Primary School in Oxfordshire have been supporting the Children of Watamu for a year.  A class of year 5 children have email pals and have enjoyed writing to...
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Martin Lees our first Volunteer

Martin Lees our first Volunteer
Martin Lees our very first volunteer arrived on Sunday. Martin will be with us for the next 8 weeks and has settled in very quickly. Sue & Ron Hayes have been...
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Latest News

We are still fighting for our container but we are making progress. We have been to every office in Mombasa to plead our case, we have now managed to get the import duty...
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Footballs from Dubia

Footballs from Dubia
A group of people called the Dubai Volunteers have been kind enough to send us over 100 t-shirts and 20 beautiful leather footballs. Dave took the balls to school and the...
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Water Tanks

Water Tanks
The water tanks have now been put in place. The plumber was on site to connect everything today. The mains water will be connected within the next week. I feel we...
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Happy House Progress

Things are moving along here,just that everything seems to take so long!    We have ordered the the two water tanks needed, one for the well water to be used for washing,...
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We are here at last!!

We are here at last!!
We are here at last!!   The finishing touches are just being put to the Happy House. A small amount of painting has to be done, small electrical jobs to be finished...
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Bovis Lend Lease

Bovis Lend Lease
I was delighted to be asked to speak at a fund raising dinner held by The Bovis Lend Lease Company. Dave & I met  the Senior Construction Manager  Alistair Hendrie and...
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Furniture for Education Worldwide

Furniture for Education Worldwide
Furniture for Education Worldwide, of which Terry Burns is the Chairman, contacted me to ask if we needed unwanted school furniture. The answer was a very definate YES please.Terry said his chairty...
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Merry Christmas & A Happy Healthy 2010

Merry Christmas & A Happy Healthy 2010
Dave & I would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a happy and definitely healthy New Year.   Thank you to everyone who has supported us in so...
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Grandpa Caught Napping

Grandpa Caught Napping
  It has been due to the kindness and generosity of Grandpa Yaa that we have been able to build the Happy House. Grandpa and his family donated to the charity 4...
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The Happy House is Nearly Finished

The Happy House is  Nearly Finished
  I am thrilled and delighted to say the Happy House is just about complete. The plumbers and electricians have finished, the painters have some finishing touches to do. The kitchen...
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St John's Wood Community School, Knutsford, Cheshire

St John's Wood Community School, Knutsford, Cheshire
  Holly Fowlkes, School Business Manager, contacted me before she went to Kenya on holiday in August.  She was very keen to find out how her special school could help the...
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