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Baking bread

Baking bread
School holidays are busy times at Happy House but all children at home like to give a hand around the house. In this video Baraka is making bread. The children often have bread for breakfast or for sa...
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Home science

Home science
The children at Happy House have been learning how to repair their clothes. It's all part of home science which aims to prepare them for the future with skills which will be useful. As Edward tells us...
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Roots removal

Roots removal
Extending the games field at Happy House meant chopping down some trees as you will have seen in a previous video. But having felled the trees and chopped the wood up for firewood for the kitchen, the...
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Leading the song

Leading the song
Little people have loud voices at Happy House and they have bags of self-confidence too. Having so many older children as their role models, they don't like to be left behind. Victor, who is three, ha...
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A parting treat

A parting treat
Papa Dave and the Happy House family have loved having Aunty Brenda and Uncle Red Groves back to visit.  But holidays come to an end and, sadly, it was time for them to travel back to their home ...
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Helping Ukraine

Helping Ukraine
Papa Dave, like our founder the late Mama Sue, belives it important for children living in the care of our Happy House to know what is happening in the world beyond.   are encouraged to watc...
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Thank you for our family and our home

Thank you for our family and our home
The Happy House family have been having the best school holidays.  They organise themselves so that everytione is busy and having fun.  The one word you will never hear from a Happy House ch...
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Proud Papa says thank you

Proud Papa says thank you
A very proud and delighted Papa Dave thanked everyone at Happy House for arranging a surprise party for his birthday.  He told them he was so proud of everyone for managing to keep it a secret an...
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Birthday soccer match

Birthday soccer match
There's nothing Papa Dave likes more than to relax watching a good game of football.  A big fan of Leeds United, as everyone at the Happy House and the surrounding area knows, Papa is always sing...
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Lunch is served

Lunch is served
Auntie Velma was busy helping to serve lunch to the Happy House family at Papa's surprise birthday party.  They had cooked up such a lot of delicious food that there was plenty for everyone and i...
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Feast for a king!

Feast for a king!
Our aunties and children were up early at Happy House to prepare a feast fit for a king for Papa Dave's birthday.  There were all kinds of tasty treats on offer including pilau with beef or chick...
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Icing on the cake

Icing on the cake
The Happy House girls were joined by Auntie Brenda and Janet as they put the icing on the cakes for Papa Dave's birthday party.  Here Janet tells us what's in the mix!
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Operation decoration

Operation decoration
The Happy House kids were super-excited as they prepared to spring a surprise party on their Superpapa! They were all up early getting ready for his birthday celebration and decorated the banda with t...
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Surprise, surprise!

Surprise, surprise!
It's a tall order to ask 50 children to keep a secret, but that's what we did at Happy House and not one of them spilled the beans.  Our children and staff were determined to make Papa Dave's bir...
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Working together

Working together
Working together makes home studies much more fun. In this video Piscilla is in our home study room sitting alomgside her younger Happy House "sister" Charity.  They are doing some Christian Reli...
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Back at last!

Back at last!
It's been a long time since our friends Brenda and Red Groves left Watamu back to the UK just as the pandemic was beginning.  They have been longing to travel back as Watamu is like a second home...
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Happy birthday Papa Dave

Happy birthday Papa Dave
Today, we wish our wonderful Papa Dave a very happy birthday. It will be his first without Mama Sue at his side and we all know know how very much he misses the woman who was his soulmate for half a c...
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Efforts rewarded

Efforts rewarded
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Flying the flag

Flying the flag
Our Happy House Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exam candidates ahve really done us proud.  They passed with good results giving us a mean score of 340. The ranking for the zone is yet to ...
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Keeping our school looking nice

Keeping our school looking nice
Oscar and some of his Happy House friends have been spending their holidays back at school. They have been working with Uncle Abraham to help sand and revarnish the school furniture ready for the new ...
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