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Back to School

Back to School
After a 10-week holiday, it is back to school for children in Kenya.And the first day at Happy House School saw an influx of new pupils ready to join those returning...
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Visitors from Nairobi

Visitors from Nairobi
A group of new friends came to visit Happy House.James Ngomeli and members of his family, from Nairobi, had met Mama and Papa at a local restaurant and were so interested...
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Janet joins our team

Janet joins our team
From Happy House kid to a member of staff- that's our Janet.Janet, who finished school in October, is working with Mama and her admin team and alongside our social worker, Uncle...
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Home visits

Home visits
Maintaining strong bonds between children in our care and their blood relatives has always been important in our Happy House family.Obviously, in some cases, it is not possible but where it...
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New Year starts with a treat!

New Year starts with a treat!
 New Year started with treats for our Happy House kids. Papa Dave led a countdown (slightly earlier than midnight!) and everyone toasting the new year with drinks of juice.They had a...
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Christmas Special: Farewell to Maisie

Christmas Special: Farewell to Maisie
 Volunteer Maisie Harley managed to catch our Christmas celebrations at Happy house before flying home to Scotland for Christmas there.Her month at Happy House has flown by and she's been a...
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Two decades of change

Two decades of change
Our first blog of the New Year and of the new decade is a new year message from Mama Sue.It is 20 years this month since Mama, Sue Hayward, started her...
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All About Me: Brian Isiaho

A bright and happy boy, Brian has been a part of our Happy House family since 2014. He had been through a traumatic time before coming to live with us but...
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All about me - Khalid

All about me - Khalid
Being a Happy House kid has given Khalid security he'd never known before. He's now been in our care for four years and is a happy, confident boy enjoying life to...
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You can feel the love

You can feel the love
The love of our Happy House family is its very foundation. It was built on love - that of Mama Sue, Papa Dave and of all those people who supported their...
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Tiddley-om-pom-pom

Tiddley-om-pom-pom
There was lots of fun and laughter as our kids got crafty with the help of volunteer Fiona Lockyer.At Saturday morning craft time at Happy House Fiona was showing them how...
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Sporty time

Sporty time
Some of our pre primary children were enjoying sports when volunteer Fiona Lockyer arrived at Happy House School.They were preparing for the upcoming inter-schools competitions and Fiona was invited to join...
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Secrets shared

Secrets shared
Mama and Papa are thrilled to have more old friends visiting Watamu and Happy House.Marc and Thalia Venturi, from Saltdean, near Brighton, were welcomed at Kidz Club when they also learnt...
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Here to help

Here to help
Volunteers do much to assist our family at the Happy House in so many ways.Each brings his or her own set of skills and talents and in coming to spend time...
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Arty kids

Arty kids
Saturday morning was an arty and crafty time for our children at Happy House.With four teachers there to give them a hand, the kids had a wonderful time working on some...
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Nice words are so important

Nice words are so important
Children growing up in the Happy House family know the importance of being polite.They are reminded to use their nice words, to says please and thank you, and to be courteous...
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Snap happy

Snap happy
 Snap happy that's our Grade 1 children at Happy House School.Their teacher, Md Esther, took them out into the school grounds for a lesson in photography.The children were shown how to...
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Generation Happy House

Generation Happy House
It was a hugely emotional day for Mama Sue when three of her Happy House kids went to enrol at university. Janet, who was one of the very first children to...
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Friends arrive

Friends arrive
We love to welcome friends to Happy House and January is bringing us lots of visitors.Angela Lewis, from Somerset and her friend David Paris, from Kent, were welcomed by Mama, Papa...
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Decisions, decisions!

Decisions, decisions!
 It is never easy to be asked to choose a winner - specially when both teams really try their best.But that's just what Happy House asked of visitors Chris Franklin and...
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