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

Exercise to start the week

Exercise to start the week
Starting the day with exercises is a good way to get everyone in the mood for school. Exercise has lots of benefits as we know, including helping concentration. It's a warm-up for the week ahead, and ...
Continue reading
0
  107 Hits
107 Hits

Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House

Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House
Santa will be bringing fewer gifts to our children this Christmas as Mama Sue explained in yesterday's video. We won't be able to give out new clothes, as we usually do, because with the pandemic virt...
Continue reading
0
  173 Hits
173 Hits

Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming
With almost 60 children in the family, Mama Sue always plans well ahead for Christmas. And this year, planning has to be even more rigorous than usual. The huge fall in visitors to Happy House, becaus...
Continue reading
0
  193 Hits
193 Hits

Reflecting on exams

Reflecting on exams
With years 4 and 8 now back in Happy House School, they have just had their first exams. An opportunity to see how how the youngsters, who come into our classes from the local community, have coped co...
Continue reading
0
  102 Hits
102 Hits

Soccer catch-up for kids

Soccer catch-up for kids
Morphin and his friends  at Happy House were thrilled to be able to catch-up on watching one of last weekend's matches -Leeds United vs Aston Villa.  The match was too late for the kids...
Continue reading
0
  146 Hits
146 Hits

Parcel brings delight

Parcel brings delight
A parcel full of lovely goodies for our children has arrived from our wonderful friends in Essex, Betty Hatch and her son Paul.  Betty, known affectionately as "Bargain Betty" because of her amaz...
Continue reading
0
  165 Hits
165 Hits

Lesson for life

Lesson for life
John had a tough life and very little schooling before he joined our Happy House family . Now, a few years on, he's a responsible and helpful young man who has worked hard in school and to catch up on...
Continue reading
0
  115 Hits
115 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  119 Hits
119 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  156 Hits
156 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  137 Hits
137 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  139 Hits
139 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  225 Hits
225 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  176 Hits
176 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  136 Hits
136 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  127 Hits
127 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  172 Hits
172 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  147 Hits
147 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  144 Hits
144 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  147 Hits
147 Hits

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...
Continue reading
0
  202 Hits
202 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