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

Polished performance

Polished performance
Friends Erick and Brian were busy on Saturday morning, getting school shoes polished up ready for Monday. The children like to help with chores around the Happy House and it was their turn to be the s...
Continue reading
0
  91 Hits
91 Hits

Room captain Brian

Room captain Brian
t Happy House each bedroom is shared by a small group of children.  And one of them takes on the responsibility of being room captain.  In this video Brian talks about what it means to ...
Continue reading
0
  87 Hits
87 Hits

Mama brings us up to date

Mama brings us up to date
Mama Sue has been so busy that she has hardly appeared on the Happy House blog lately. So today we are putting that right as she brings you up to date with things happening in the family, She's joined...
Continue reading
0
  151 Hits
151 Hits

Brothers bonded by love not blood

Brothers bonded by love not blood
The children who live in our care at Happy House are all one family, bonded by love.  They make friendships that will last through life and really care about each.  Saidi and Dulla are best ...
Continue reading
0
  108 Hits
108 Hits

Little growers

Little growers
Even the smallest members of our family like to get involved in the garden. And seeds sent by a wellwisher ensure they can watch their plants develop from seed to fully grown, so they are learning a l...
Continue reading
0
  112 Hits
112 Hits

Busy week for Mama

Busy week for Mama
It's been a busy week for Mama Sue.  True to her word, she's been talking to individual children about their most recent examination results both to mentor and inspire them.  Mama, who is se...
Continue reading
0
  98 Hits
98 Hits

John: Thank you Mama

John: Thank you Mama
John came to Happy House from a rescue centre in Mombasa in 2016, along with his younger sister Diana, and brother, Daudi. He had not been in school and was unable to read.  But being at Happy Ho...
Continue reading
0
  132 Hits
132 Hits

Pride of place at Happy House

Pride of place at Happy House
When Mama Sue built her Happy House children's home she wanted it to be a really beautiful family home. She believes that only the best is good enough for children, in every aspect of their lives.&nbs...
Continue reading
0
  102 Hits
102 Hits

Making the most of every space

Making the most of every space
When the rains come in Kenya everyone has their own little piece of ground where they will have planted maize.  Maize flour is a staple food, used to make ugali, so being able to grow your own is...
Continue reading
0
  148 Hits
148 Hits

Every day is wash day at Happy House

Every day is wash day at Happy House
With almost 60 children in the family, the Happy House aunties have an huge amount of laundry to get through - every single day. So at weekends the older kids like to give them a hand.  Here Jaci...
Continue reading
0
  124 Hits
124 Hits

(No Title)
Saidi and friends wanted to help their uncles at Happy House by cleaning the vehicles.  As it isweekend, the kids have time on their hands and they always like to help out where they can. &n...
Continue reading
0
  0 Hits
0 Hits

Shining examples!

Shining examples!
Saidi and friends wanted to help their uncles at Happy House by cleaning the vehicles. As it is weekend, the kids at time on their hands and they always like to help out where they can. And give a lit...
Continue reading
0
  119 Hits
119 Hits

Awaiting results

Awaiting results
Children in school at Happy House have just been having exams. In this video  Priscilla tells us more about them and how, at the time, they were eagerly awaiting the results.  Good luck ever...
Continue reading
0
  121 Hits
121 Hits

An update from Musyoka

An update from Musyoka
Musyoka was has returned to Happy House, as we reported in a recent blog,  After being in our care since being a small boy he had returned to live with his grandfather which, for some time, worke...
Continue reading
0
  133 Hits
133 Hits

Excited to be going to Class Eight

Excited to be going to Class Eight
Happy House kid, Husna, is looking forward to her final year year in Primary education.   joins Class Eight in July and candidate for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams/ It's a...
Continue reading
0
  129 Hits
129 Hits

Gathering firewood

Gathering firewood
Gathering firewood is something our children at Happy House really enjoy.  They go around our compound looking for any sticks that are suitable for burning and pile them high.  The wood is u...
Continue reading
0
  102 Hits
102 Hits

Planting morninga

Planting morninga
We have often talked about the huge health benefits of moringa. It grows wild in Kenya and is rich in vitamins. At Happy House, the children have morninga tea every day and the leaves are added to mea...
Continue reading
0
  101 Hits
101 Hits

Making masks

Making masks
Some of our youngest children in Happy House School have been busy making masks. Janet a former Happy house kid who is now training to be a teacher whilst working as a teaching assistant in our school...
Continue reading
0
  123 Hits
123 Hits

Tyre race

Tyre race
Old tyres come in very handy at HappY House and have all kinds of uses.  We use them as swing seats in the adventure playground and they are also handy for playtime.  Our boys and girls like...
Continue reading
0
  110 Hits
110 Hits

Power to the pumpkin

Power to the pumpkin
Our Happy House kids absolutely love pumpkins - growing them and eating them!  Pumpkin soup is a favourite on our family's menu and it tastes all the better because of the time and effort the chi...
Continue reading
0
  119 Hits
119 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