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Morphin chooses a treat

Morphin chooses a treat
Apples were Morphin's choice of treat for all the kids at Happy House.  Our own Auntie Libby, who is in his sponsor family, made a donation to cover the cost of a treat to say thank you to Morphi...
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A stitch in time

A stitch in time
Our Happy House seamstress, Auntie Constance, has a new sewing machine.  It replaces the old workhorse of a machine that Mama Sue's mum had bought for her in 1968! After 52 years of use, heavy da...
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Borehole progress

Borehole progress
Capping the old well, drilling a borehole, reinforcing the water tower and building a garden store is all coming on well - but at a cost of more than £1000.   As Mama tells us the water we a...
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Testing times

Testing times
Exams started yesterday at Happy House School and Mama Sue made sure that everyone was ready for the testing time ahead.  She spent Monday in school meeting each class to ensure they were happy, ...
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Party planning in full swing

Party planning in full swing
Mama Sue and her team of party planners are busy preparing for a special celebration on April 3. It's the day earmarked for a party at Mama and Papa's house to celebrate the birthday of our beloved Pa...
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Happy House news from Mama Sue

Happy House news from Mama Sue
Today our Happy House's wonderful Mama Sue brings you up to date with all the news of our family. She expresses her concern for all those of us who have had such a long winter, made harsher by the eve...
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Weeding the garden

Weeding the garden
Continuing yesterday's gardening theme, Edward and his friends are busy weeding in the Happy House garden. In their own patch, near the laundry, they are growing pumpkins and happily tend to thei...
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Helping Uncle Julius

Helping Uncle Julius
Many hands make light work - even if they are only small! At Happy House, Uncle Julius always has a team of volunteers willing to help out with chores in the garden. They are happy to assist with any ...
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Meet Mama's little monkeys!

Meet Mama's little monkeys!
At Happy House, Mama Sue and the children are preparing for one big party to celebrate two special birthdays. In April, it will be both Papa Dave's birthday and Evans, who will soon be starting work a...
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Firing enthusiasm at Happy House

Firing enthusiasm at Happy House
The start the week assembly at Happy House School gave Mama Sue a chance to fire the enthusiasm for exams.  In her inspirational style she urged the youngsters to make the most of revision time, ...
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Mama's busy office

Mama's busy office
There's nothing Mama Sue at  likes better than a busy office! Especially when it's filled with happy, eager children. Saturday's callers were a hint of what it will be like every day once school ...
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Bringing you sunshine

Bringing you sunshine
Meet some of our Happy House girls who today hope to bring their sunshine flooding into your homes and hearts. Evans, who filmed the vide, said: "We know it is often cold and wet where many of yo...
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Securing a water supply

Securing a water supply
Having a water supply is something that most of us can take for granted but in many parts of the world it is another story entirely.  In Kenya, at our Happy House, the well we use to keep our gre...
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A talent discovered

A talent discovered
A bundle of energy, Saidi was just three years old when he came to Happy House in 2013.  He joined his sister Rukia who had been in our care since 2010, . The children were in the care of th...
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Opportunity knocks

Opportunity knocks
We continue to bring you news of the success of remedial classes at Happy House School.  Children from lower primary classes who were struggling in a particular subject are or who had missed out ...
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Celebrating success

Celebrating success
After most of the academic year out of class because of the pandemic, many children returning to Happy House School needed help catching up. Unlike those living in the care of our children's home, who...
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Announcing results

Announcing results
Exams last week - results this! It was to a gathering of very excited children that Mama Sue has the important task of announcing results at Happy House School. Mama and the teachers talk to each indi...
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Start the week with a smile

Start the week with a smile
The week always starts with smiles and laughter at Happy House School.  Mama Sue and Papa Dave lead the Monday assembly encouraging and inspiring the whole school family. And the humour they shar...
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Tropical treat

Tropical treat
Praise for doing well is a huge boost to a youngster's confidence. Like many of the children in our family, Gift had little schooling before he came into the care of our Happy House. He tries hard and...
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Exam in progress

Exam in progress
Today, we join a class at Happy House School during an exam.  The youngsters in Standard 7 are sitting a Swahili paper having earlier completed their social studies exam. Florence tells us more.
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