logoChildren Of Watamu  

 registered charity number 1098731

justgivingfacebook
Please donate via JustGiving.

To set up a standing order with our bank: E-mail for details

Exam time

Exam time
It has mid-term exams at Happy House this week.All our pupils in school have been working hard to revise and as part of preparing them for the tests to come, Mama...
Continue reading
0
  582 Hits
582 Hits

Exciting times

Exciting times
Using android tablets in our Happy House School has brought our secondary students on in leaps and bounds.They have been using the tablets to research subjects they are learning in school.Working...
Continue reading
0
  540 Hits
540 Hits

Crunch time

Crunch time
 It was crunch time at Happy House for Oscar's birthday!Sue and George Clayton, who are in Oscar's sponsor family, very kindly made a donation to buy a birthday treat for all ...
Continue reading
0
  485 Hits
485 Hits

New registration system

New registration system
Staff from the Kenya Government spent a day at Happy house registering all our children.Every person in Kenya, nationals and non-nationals living there, must be on the new register after which...
Continue reading
0
  522 Hits
522 Hits

Natasha makes a choice

Natasha makes a choice
Happy House kid Natasha became a singing judge at Kidz Club.Mama Sue asked her to choose the winners  of the weekly contest between the boys and the girls.It was a hard...
Continue reading
0
  515 Hits
515 Hits

A-maizing growth!

A-maizing growth!
Everyone plants maize, the staple crop in Kenya, in the weeks leading up to the start of the rains.And that's just what we've done in our garden at Happy House.The kids...
Continue reading
0
  462 Hits
462 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  449 Hits
449 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  486 Hits
486 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  481 Hits
481 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  445 Hits
445 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  434 Hits
434 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  481 Hits
481 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  456 Hits
456 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  445 Hits
445 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  485 Hits
485 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  495 Hits
495 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  432 Hits
432 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  487 Hits
487 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  482 Hits
482 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  463 Hits
463 Hits

Copyright © 2020 Children of Watamu Reg. Charity No.1098731

Registered in the Republic of Kenya with the Ministry of Gender, Children & Social Development as a Charitable Children’s Institution. CS No. 000573

site developed free by Chris Franklin  and hosted by KRYSTAL hosting