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No need to be afraid

No need to be afraid
Rukia was another of our Happy House kids asked to help youngsters returning to school.  And here she passes on some very good advice about not being afraid to ask a question.  Tomorrow in t...
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Advice from Oscar

Advice from Oscar
Oscar is a bright and intelligent by who has been a member of our family since the Happy House opened in 2010.  He arrived with his sister Janet and brother Evans. Janet is now working as an assi...
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Building back-to-school confidence

Building back-to-school confidence
After a seven-month enforced break, two year groups have returned to school in Kenya.  Classes 4 and 8 are back, and while the kids living in our care at Happy House have been receiving home-scho...
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James is toddling like a trooper!

James is toddling like a trooper!
One last month and James, the youngest member of our Happy House family, is already on his feet and toddling like a trooper!  James, a foundling who came into our care when he was 15 days old, ce...
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Happy House changed my life, by Nasri

Happy House changed my life, by Nasri
When Nasri Juma came to Happy House as one of our Dr Danwata scholars in 2014 he was shy and lacking in self-belief. There had been huge gaps in his schooling because there was no money to pay. H...
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Soccer casualty Charity

Soccer casualty Charity
Charity went crashing during a game of football and ended up at hospital! All the kids, girls and boys, at Happy House love a game of soccer and Charity, who used to be so quiet, was in her element wh...
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Fun in the sun - 2

Fun in the sun - 2
Our children from Happy House had a great time on their trip to the beach.  It was one of their treats for Mama Sue's birthday and they had  so much fun.  Mama says by the time the...
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Fun in the sun - 1

Fun in the sun - 1
Children from the Happy House had great fun playing on the sand and splashing in the sea as one of the treats for Mama Sue's birthday.  A beach outing, before the sun gets too hot, is one of thei...
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A letter of love for Mama

A letter of love for Mama
When Sue opened her Happy House she turned her hopes and dreams of helping vulnerable children into a reality.  She and Dave gave up their lives in the UK for a life as Mama and Papa to the child...
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Mama's two-week birthday!

Mama's two-week birthday!
You can't have too much of a good thing - but after celebrating Mama Sue's birthday over two weeks, everyone was feeling just a bit tired by Saturday afternoon! A early morning trip to beach, with lot...
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The corn is as high ... as our Happy House kids!

The corn is as high ... as our Happy House kids!
Our young gardeners at Happy House are doing so well the maize they have planted has grown taller than they are!  In this video John is in the garden with Erick, one of the younger children who c...
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Birthday love and lollipops

Birthday love and lollipops
It was Mama Sue's birthday yesterday and  not keeping the treats to herself, there were lollipops all round for for the children.  They held a special Kidz Club so the family wish their much...
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Happy birthday, Mama Sue

Happy birthday, Mama Sue
Today, we wish our wonderful and inspirational Mama Sue a very happy birthday .This, our 10th anniversary year, has been a challenging year and for Mama, with 60 children in her care at Happy House, e...
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My elearning lesson by John

My elearning lesson by John
Happy House kid John who has found elearning a huge boost to his progress talked of his experience to youngsters from the community returning to our school. An internet enhanced system of delivering l...
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Welcome back to school

Welcome back to school
Children and parents were welcomed back to Happy House school when we reopened to Class 8 pupils on Monday.  School has been closed since March because of Kenya's response to the Coronavirus pand...
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Guidance for young gardeners

Guidance for young gardeners
There's a whole army of keen young gardeners at Happy House all wanting to dig in and do their bit. Like all children growing up in Kenya , they understand the importance of growing your own crops to ...
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Back to school - for some!

Back to school - for some!
Two year groups return to school in Kenya this week. The Government announcement that Primary Class Eight and Secondary Year 4 would returning today to schools, which have been closed since March.&nbs...
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Butterflies bring a song for Sunday

Butterflies bring a song for Sunday
Four little flutterbys bring us a lovely performance of Butterfly, Butterfly. It was their special performance for their Mama Sue at her early birthday party.  The children were happy and co...
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Birthday show for Mama Sue

Birthday show for Mama Sue
Children at the Happy House put on a birthday show for Mama Sue who will be celebrating her birthday on October 16. It was an early party, held at Mama and Papa's house in Turtle Bay, and coincided wi...
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Our girl is doing well

Our girl is doing well
It's now more than a month since Janet, the oldest of our Happy House family, flew the nest.  Janet, who had lived in our care since we opened in 2010, is the first of our children to leave home ...
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