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Gifts from France

Gifts from France
We were very grateful to receive some lovely items of clothing for our kids from two generous visitors to Watamu from France. They called in to see Happy House and were greeted and shown around by Pap...
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Numbers figured!

Numbers figured!
Early numberwork should be interesting and fun. At Happy House School, teacher Madam Brenda is here with Pre-Primary Class 1, where they are making numbers from modelling clay. This activity helps the...
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Songs for Sunday

A few songs from our Happy House family to brighten up your Sunday.  Our children love to sing and hope you'll join in with those you know.
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Talented young Saidi

Talented young Saidi
Happy House kid Saidi is developing into a talented you artist.  He's been working hard on school assignment which will count towards his exam results and really wants to do well. Here he tells u...
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Meet our new gardener

Meet our new gardener
We have a new gardener at Happy House.  He joined our staff a couple of weeks ago and here, Uncle Tevin, is introduced by Happy House kid, Morphin.  Morphin enjoys helping in the garden and ...
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Looking for festive songs

Looking for festive songs
Musyoka and a group of Happy House kids are busy researching the internet for new festive songs. They are looking forward to Christmas and thought it would be nice to learn some new songs to add to th...
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A treat from Uncle Red

A treat from Uncle Red
Good friends Red Groves and his wife, Brenda, are in the sponsor families of several children at Happy House. And for Emmanwul's birthday they sent a donation to bu a treat , which he could choos...
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Welcome Auntie DawnHeather

Welcome Auntie DawnHeather
What a huge pleasure it is for everyone at Happy House to welcome an old friend, DawnHeather White. Auntie DawnHeather has been waiting for so long for travel restrictions to ease enough for her to tr...
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My team WILL win, by Morphin

My team WILL win, by Morphin
Happy House kid Morphin maybe feeling a bit glum after Manchester United's loss on Saturday. In thsi video filmed on the day of the match he was investing all his hopes in his team - philosphical that...
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Happy times at school

Happy times at school
This term at Happy House School is going really well.  Mr Paul, the headteacher, explains that the children and staff are happy. Because of all the excellent resources the school has, and the goo...
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Relaxing with a song

Relaxing with a song
Happy House kid Stevie and his friends are relaxing in the round banda after a busy week at school.  They enjoy all the weekend activities, but it's also nice just to chill out together and do no...
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How I have changed!

How I have changed!
Saidi could be quite a handful when he was just a little boy. But no child is too big a challenge for Happy House, Mama Sue set up her children's home so that it could help children who'd had a d...
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Double delight

Double delight
Our Happy House children had two yummy treats on Saturday as it was Lesley's birthday.  His sponsor sent a donation to buy apples and lollipops for everyone to celebrate at Kids Club. Lesley...
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Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming
Christmas is coming and at Happy House we are already getting prepared.  With 60 children in our family, organisation is key.  But it's incredibly difficult this year because the contents of...
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Helping each other

Helping each other
Our children at Happy House grow up as they would if they were brothers and sisters.  They love each other and want to help each other. The older ones naturally look after the little ones. Here R...
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Making masks

Making masks
The new Kenyan curriculum for primary children involves lots of practical tasks. A homework assignment for these Happy House youngsters was to make a mask. The children worked together to make their m...
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My dream will come true

My dream will come true
Saidi has a dream of becoming an engineer when he grows up.  At Happy House we encourage our children to be ambitious and provide them with the education and guidance to help them to achieve thei...
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Everything a child needs

Everything a child needs
Mwende was one of the first children to come into the care of Happy House when it opened back in 2010.  She was just a tot, clinging to her eldest brother Musyoka, when she arrived with him and t...
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New curriculum

New curriculum
Once again our teaching staff are adaping to a new curriculum introduced by the Kenya Government.   CBC is a Competency Baded Curriculum designed by the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Develop...
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Music makers

Music makers
Children in Kenya are born with music in their blood.  They have a natural sense of rhythm and enjoy making music, singing and dancing. Here Mr Chris has some pupils from Happy House School, grad...
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