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Options time for Form 2

Options time for Form 2
Now is the time our Form 2 secondary school children at Happy House are taking their options.After listening to career talks, undertaking research, and talking to their teachers,  these students are...
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Jack and Brodie come to visit

Jack and Brodie  come to visit
Mama Sue was delighted to welcome two visitors, holidaying in Watamu,  when they called in to visit Happy House.Jack Pennington and Brodie Hibberd, from Wimbledon, had seen our liveried school buses...
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Elizabeth's e-card

Elizabeth's e-card
There are many ways of getting in touch with your Happy House sponsor child,Emails are the easiest and Uncle Ronald, our social worker, goes through each with the child it has...
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Repairing the roof

Repairing the roof
As we heard from Mama Sue, the rains have brought problems with some of our makuti thatched roofing.But local craftsmen have been on the job, making good any areas that have...
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Charity picks a winner

Charity picks a winner
Every week  Happy House holds Kidz Club - a time when the whole family, children and staff, come together to share news and to celebrate birthdays,And as part of this there...
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Birthday time

Birthday time
 There was lots of singing and lots of celebration at Happy House when it held its weekly kidz club.9t is a time when birthday children of the week receive their greetings...
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Introducing Jolly Phonics

Introducing Jolly Phonics
Jolly Phonics is a fun and child centred approach to teaching literacy through synthetic phonics which has now been introduced to the pre-primary curriculum in Kenya. With actions for each of the...
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Looking to the future: Engineering

Looking to the future: Engineering
Secondary school lasts for four years in Kenya, and it is a time when young people focus on achieving the results to take them on into the workplace.So at Happy House...
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Looking to the future: Hotel business

Looking to the future: Hotel business
Tourism is vital to the economy of holiday-resort Watamu, providing more jobs than any other single sector.So it is almost certain that some of the students in Happy House school will...
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Rains find flaws

Rains find flaws
The rains in Kenya are a mixed blessing.On one hand they bring relief from the intense heat, and quench the thirst of the arid land.But on the other, they seep through...
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Celebration of Life: Making a mark on history

Celebration of Life: Making a mark on history
WendyMargaretContinuing our Celebration of Life, Mr Duncan Ongwete, who teaches in upper primary. about some of his heroes.He talks about the family members who he has loved and lost - the greatest hero...
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Celebration of Life: Parents are like gold

Celebration of Life: Parents are like gold
Happy House student, Charity, spoke movingly at our Celebration of Life.Charity, born to a single mother, talks about when she learnt her father, who she had never known, was dead.Her life...
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Bumper harvest

Bumper harvest
 The rains Kenya have brought our garden to life and our vegetables are producing fine crops.In this video our gardener, Uncle Alex, explains tells of how the crops are producing good...
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Top awards for Happy House

Top awards for Happy House
Our Class 8 were flying the flag for Happy House School when they attended an awards ceremony at Barani Secondary School in Malindi.They accompanied  Mr Isaac for the prizegiving. It was a...
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University visitor

University visitor
Mama Sue and Happy House School were delighted to welcome Dr.Susan Mwaka who is a senior lecturer and a departmental head at Pwani University.She came to assess Mr Paul, one of...
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Happy birthday Harry

Happy birthday Harry
A miracle baby, our Harry is now a happy, thriving, nine years old.His birthday on June 26, makes those of us who have loved him since the day the joined our...
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Model kids

Model kids
We have model kids at Happy House!They just love putting on a fashion show so having some new clothes has given them a perfect chance to strut their stuff on the...
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Springing ahead

Springing ahead
The younger Happy House kids were jumping as if on springs when teacher Md Louisa led a Jolly Phonics workshop.Jolly Phonics is a muliti-sensory synthetic phonics method that gets children reading...
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Papa Dave predicts

Papa Dave predicts
Papa Dave is a born entertainer and the children at Happy House love his stories and jokes.He also plays a game where he pretends to predict the future.They all know it's...
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Garden enterprise

Garden enterprise
Our keen Happy House youngsters spent some of their half-term holiday working in the garden.Learning to grow and tend crops is essential in Kenya and something that every one is eager...
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