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Keeping the taps running

Keeping the taps running
Servicing equipment regularly and doing any repairs necessary is vital to the smooth running of any home.  And that's exactly what we do at Happy House where our family is much larger than most! ...
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Clean sweep

Clean sweep
With the little ones given a homework assignment to make brooms from natural materials, they needed a helping hand.  So the children were split into small groups with one of the lder kids at Happ...
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Oscar in the kitchen

Oscar in the kitchen
Oscar is learning a lot while waiting to start secondary school in July.  He recently finished his primary education, and while he waits for the time to come so that he can join secondary school,...
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Room captain Brian

Room captain Brian
t Happy House each bedroom is shared by a small group of children.  And one of them takes on the responsibility of being room captain.  In this video Brian talks about what it means to ...
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Little growers

Little growers
Even the smallest members of our family like to get involved in the garden. And seeds sent by a wellwisher ensure they can watch their plants develop from seed to fully grown, so they are learning a l...
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John: Thank you Mama

John: Thank you Mama
John came to Happy House from a rescue centre in Mombasa in 2016, along with his younger sister Diana, and brother, Daudi. He had not been in school and was unable to read.  But being at Happy Ho...
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Pride of place at Happy House

Pride of place at Happy House
When Mama Sue built her Happy House children's home she wanted it to be a really beautiful family home. She believes that only the best is good enough for children, in every aspect of their lives.&nbs...
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Mwende: "At home there were many difficulties"

Mwende: "At home there were many difficulties"
Mwende was only two when she first came into our Happy House family because of troubles in her family.  After several years, and many visits home, she returned to live with her grandparents but t...
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Oscar: "Happy House gives me a great future"

Oscar: "Happy House gives me a great future"
The Happy House has been Oscar's home since it opened in 2010.  One of the first children to come int the care of Mama Sue and the children's home she had dreamed of creating, he was with his old...
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Husna: "I am thankful to Mama Sue"

Husna: "I am thankful to Mama Sue"
Husna is thankful for all she has gained since joining the Happy House family in 2014 along with her younger brother, Hussein.  Not only does she have a big and joyful family of siblings, she als...
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Exam preparation at Happy House

Exam preparation at Happy House
A teacher in Happy House School, Mr Dan, is featured in this video telling how he and other teachers are meeting with Grade 6 students to help ensure they are prepared for exams in two weeks time.&nbs...
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New school shoes

New school shoes
Getting a family of almost 60 children ready to go back to school is a tall order!  But at Happy House, Mama Sue and her team are used to meeting every challenge. Next week, our children will be ...
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All ready to party

All ready to party
The decorations are up and everyone is ready to party/  Today is the the day the Happy House family will be celebrating Papa Dave's birthday along with the 21st birthday of Evans. Evans has grown...
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Making decorations

Making decorations
Happy House plans for a joint birthday party for Papa Dave and for Evans, who will be 21, are now in the final stages.  The children have arranged a programme of activities and entertainment, the...
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A special Happy House Auntie

A special  Happy House Auntie
Auntie Janet has become a valued member of our family at the Happy House since joining our staff in eight years ago. Our staff are all "Aunties:" or "Uncles" to our children and Auntie Janet is respon...
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Final five

Final five
The last of our Happy House birthday "Meet the kids" videos today. How special it's been to see our lovely family of children and to see how happy they are. The final five are some of the older member...
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On the ball

On the ball
A netball match figured in the programme of activities for Happy House birthday sports day.  Here to tell us about, as they get ready to play, is Happy House kid Florence
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Hello from Happy House

Hello from Happy House
We really hope you are enjoying our 11th birthday videos from Happy House.  Today, 14 youngsters come to say hello!  They are Priscilla, Brian Hayward, Diana, Tumaini, Fahima, Khaled, Mwende...
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Fab four

Fab four
Lucky, his older brother Eric, Baraka Kaingu and Morphin are the fab four talking to us from Happy House, Each ones gives us a little bit of a glimpse into their life - pretty much absorbed by school ...
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Birthday boys

Birthday boys
We can be certain the Happy House has just turned 11. But like many children, who want to be older than they are, some of this group have added the odd year or so when asked "How old are you?" Indeed ...
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