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Happy Christmas and thanks from Papa Dave

Happy Christmas and thanks from Papa Dave
This has been saddest year for Papa Dave and all the Happy House family.  The loss of our beloved Mama Sue has left us with a gap in our hearts, and our home, that is impossible to fill. But we c...
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
Our Happy House children would like to wish all our friends a very Merry Christmas. We hope you enjoy your day, wherever in the world you may be.  
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Choir contest

Choir contest
In our Happy House blog earlier today we mentionedthe choirs contest staged for visitors from Kenya Women Bank. Here's a glimspe of the action.
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Bank brings lunch for our children

Bank brings lunch for our children
Our Happy House family had a lovely day when visitors from Kenya Women Bank brought us an early Christmas.  The lovely representatives from the bank wanted to treat the children to lunch and...
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Snail mail!

Snail mail!
We've all heard of snail mail, but right now in Kenya it is taking months for letters and packages from overseas to arrive.  In fact, it is so slow that a card for one Happy House kid for her bir...
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Happy birthday to our friend Fulvio

Happy birthday to our friend Fulvio
Happy House has many wonderful friends in Italy and one of them is Fulvio Bestetti. Fulvio has recently celebrated his 60th birthday and very kindly asked his friends to donate to the Happy House...
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How we will celebrate

How we will celebrate
Our children at Happy House will be having a really special Christmas - Papa Dave is determined it will be as memorable as every one they've had before. Losing Mama Sue so suddenly and so tragically i...
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No Papa, you can't have all the apples!

No Papa, you can't have all the apples!
Papa Dave has the affection and friendship of so many Happy House supporters.  So much so that we are sure Anne Summers, a great friend of one of our oldest friends, Brenda Groves, that we know s...
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Swahili class for Peter

Swahili class for Peter
Our Happy House visitor, Peter Reid, has been to Kenya many times and has picked up a few words of the common language, Swahili.  But on this trip he's getting serious. Peter, Uncle Peter to our ...
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Rehearsing for church

Rehearsing for church
When you are ging to siging in church it's good to be word perfect. Our Happy House kids enjoy going to church and in hi video Saidi tells us that they are rehearsing a song they have been asked to si...
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Learning about waste management

Learning about waste management
Pupils at Happy House School are learning about the importance of waste management and the cost of waste on their environment.  Here a team is with teacher Madam Loreen taking part in a practical...
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Singing in the sun

Singing in the sun
Our Happy House kids want to bring all our friends in Europe, now shivering in the cold, the warmth of Kenya.  So they have adapted the words of an al all time musical hit to ensure your hearts a...
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Cultural activities

Cultural activities
Learning about the cutural customs of the many and varied communities in Kenya is now on the school curriculum.   we join teacher, Madam Naomi and some of the Grade 5 children from Happy Hou...
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Hat's done

Hat's done
A couple of days ago we showed you some of our children carrting out an assignment to make hats from plaited palm.  Today, we are delighted to be able to show you Erick's completed hat, and Tumai...
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Revising for exams

Revising for exams
With end of term coming up for our children at Happy House School, our children have been revising in their spare time. In this video, presented by Lucky, they take a break from their work to sing a s...
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Crafty work

Crafty work
The new, much more practically based, curriculum ensures that children in Kenya are kept busy and learn traditional skills. In this video, they are making hats from plaited palm. It's something we do ...
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Peter's new hair day!

Peter's new hair day!
In Thursday's Happy House video you may have notice that Peter Reid is sporting a rather snazzy hairstyle. He's been given a new look since he arrived to visit to our family, thanks to some of our gir...
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Thank you

Thank you
Many, many, thanks to visitors Frederick and Xavier who have donated clothing to Happy House.  We are very grateful to them, as Saidi says, for taking so many items along for our family.
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Welcome Peter

Welcome Peter
With UK travellers few and far between because of the pandemic, the Happy House family is thrilled to welcome back and old friend, Peter Reid. Peter, from Lytham, who has visited many times before wit...
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Parcel dilemma

Parcel dilemma
With parcels arriving for Christmas we have something of a dilemma at Happy House. It's the cost of retreiving them from the Post Office.  Papa explains in this video how one recent parcel with c...
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