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Welcome Judith and Lloyd

Welcome Judith and Lloyd
Mama Sue first met Judith Wray in 2009 when she had been invited to speak about her plans to build her Happy House at the Open Door Project in Blackpool.Judith, a...
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Birthday greetings

Birthday greetings
There was a birthday double to celebrate at Kidz Club at the Happy House this week.Neema has just turned seven and Hussein is four.Hussein is pictured with Harry, while Neema is...
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Teachers meet our new band

Teachers meet our new band
During the long school holiday, children living at Happy House have been exploring their talents.At the suggestion of Mama Sue, they went out on a mission to source locally made musical...
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New classroom in use

New classroom in use
Students at Happy House School are enjoying learning in the new classroom reserved for use of iPads and android tablets.Here a lesson on water is in session with Md Esther and...
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Songs for friends

Songs for friends
Happy House always gives a big welcome to friends.When they travels o far to visit our family, we want to make them feel at home and to know how much we...
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All About Me: Rukia

All About Me: Rukia
Today, Rukia is featured in our All About Me series.She was one of the first children to come into our care when the Happy House opened in 2010.She was later joined...
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All About Me: Jacinta

All About Me: Jacinta
Bright and happy, Jacinta is grasping the opportunities offered to her by being a part of our family at the Happy House.She and her sister, Florence, had experienced tragedy and hardship...
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All About Me: Diana

All About Me: Diana
Diana joined our Happy house family in May 2016 together with her siblings, John, then 14, and Daudi, then 5. The children went into the care of their maternal grandmother following...
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All About Me: Priscilla

All About Me: Priscilla
Priscilla had experienced few of the joys of childhood before coming to our Happy House almost four years ago.Then aged nine, she was referred to us by a care home in...
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Room of their own

Room of their own
There is now a dedicated room at Happy House School where students are able to use the android tablets and iPads that we have bought from donations received.They are a hugely...
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New art room opens

New art room opens
Developing artistic talents in pupils attending Happy House School will be made more exciting by the opening of a dedicated art room.From this term, teachers and students will be able use...
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New term starts on a high

New term starts on a high
Happy House students who sat their national examinations, the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education and the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, at the end of last term all did really well.As...
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Helping in the garden

Helping in the garden
During the long school holiday our kids at Happy House have been helping around the house and garden.In this video Husna tells us about her team of young gardeners who are...
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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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