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A visitor for our goats

A visitor for our goats
Happy House trustee Phillip Marshall who is currently visiting our family has enjoyed time catching up with his friend Sifa, who very kindly donated a goat to us last year. He was then a tuktuk driver...
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Pendo and Lily call in

Pendo and Lily call in
It was to great excitement and joy that our family welcomee Lily and Pendo on a visit to Happy House. The two girls, who came into our care when we first opened in 2010, returned to see Papa Dave and ...
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Wash day

Wash day
Mwende gave up some of her free time yesterday to help out in the laundry at Happy House.  She enjoys helping our house aunties with their chores and as well as peggig out the laundry done by mac...
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It's hair today

It's hair today
It might be hair today for Peter Reid but it will soon be a case of gone tomorrow! Peter, who is a regular visitor to Watamu and the Happy House and who is a trustee of our charity, had his hair braid...
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For the love of our children ...

For the love of our children ...
Our Happy House is a forever home to abandoned babies like our Brends. It is up to us to make sure that they are safe from any storm, we are their safe haven. And it io for them that we must rais...
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Volunteers from Norfolk

Volunteers from Norfolk
Two young men from Norwich, Norfolk, are volunteering at our Happy House. George Mann and Kieran Sparkes are spending five weeks with ouyr family after hearing all about us from our yoga friend Hayley...
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Roof work underway

Roof work underway
The work has started on replacing our Happy House roof. We haven't raised the £8,600 needed but the roof was damaged by recent heavy rains to such an extent that it had become unsafe and we could...
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A week in school

A week in school
One week into the new school year ands our Happy House kids are enjiying being back. There's the excitement of settling into a new class as well as the adventure of learning new things. Morphin, who i...
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Safe and Sound

Safe and Sound
Safe and Sound Appeal We have launched an appealmto raise £8,600 to meet the costs of replacing the roof on on our Happy House. The makuti thatched roof has now been declared beyond repair and must be...
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There's a hole in our roof, dear Papa, a hole ...

There's a hole in our roof, dear Papa, a hole ...
You will know by now that we have a hole in our roof ... in fact we have so many that it needs completely replacing!  And that means raising £8,600 to do the work.  But it's not all doom and...
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New kid in the family!

New kid in the family!
Our Happy House children arev thrilled to have a new kid in the family. But thus one has four legs!  One of our rescue goats gave birth the a beautiful kid this week and Florence tells us that ot...
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Learning to sew

Learning to sew
Happy House kid Priscilla spent some of the recent school holidays learning to sew. She went towork alongside our seamstress, Auntie Eunice, to learn some very useful skills. Safe and Sound Appeal We ...
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First funds towards a new roof

First funds towards a new roof
Our Happy House Safe and Sound Appeal is off to a wonderful start. Our friends, old and new, rallied to our call to help us raise the £8,600 we need to urgently replace the roof on our child...
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Safe and Sound Appeal

Safe and Sound Appeal
Having ended 2023 on a high after what Papa Dave describes as "the best Christmas ever", Happy House is starting 2024 on a low.  Our children are all well and happy which is a blessing and we are...
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Brenda is growing fast

Brenda is growing fast
When you are one of a family as large as that at our Happy House, one of the drawbacks of going back to school is the little ones you leave at home. Prscilla says she will miss her baby 'sister" Brend...
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New year, new things

New year, new things
Our primary school children went back to class yesterday, while our secondary kids are looking forward to therir return tomorrow. Mwende, refreshed after the holidays, is optimistc about the year ahea...
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Happy schoolboys

Happy schoolboys
Happy House kids Harry, David and James are excited to be going back to school this week. They've had a wonderful holiday, but all things come to an end and they are looking forward to seeing the...
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Backing books

Backing books
Our Happy House kids are almost set for the new school year.  Now they have their text books, they've beenj busy backing them to keep them in tip top order.
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By the book

By the book
Our Happy House kids will be going back to school next wekk so they are all bsuy getting ready for a brand new year. And that means new sets of text books for each child.  Our brilliant administr...
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Home from home

Home from home
Those of our Happy House children who have been able to go to visit a parent or relative during the Christrmas holiday have now returned to our family. While their family members may not be in positio...
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