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Raising the flags

Raising the flags
Every Monday morning, Happy House School begins with an assembly. And as part of that the school Scouts raise the flags - the national flag of Kenya followed by the Union flag, as a tribute to Ma...
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An act of kindness

An act of kindness
Papa started the school week at Happy House in his usual role as Radio Watamu. He updated the children on the weekend football results including the result of a match between his own top team, Le...
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Busy in the garden

Busy in the garden
We have lots of enthusiastic young gardeners at the Happy House. They enjoy growing and harvesting vegetable crops which then go into the kitchen so that they can also tucking into the food they have ...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Always a Happy House kid ...
Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House. With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family with her ...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Always a Happy House kid ...
Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House.  With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family wit...
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Active day of fun

Active day of fun
In our final visit to the New Year's Eve sports day at Happy House, we join the children during a break. They are recharging their batteries with juice and biscuits before getting back on the field fo...
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Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend

Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend
DawnHeather White, Auntie Dawn to our children at Happy House, is a loving and loyal friend to our family. She's been visiting regularly since we opened and on this trip, from her home in Northern Ire...
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Meet Florence and team from Burnley

Meet Florence and team from Burnley
In a fun game of soccer at our New Year's Eve sports day at Happy House, our home team took on the might of "visitors" Burnley FC. Florence led the Burnley side who were wearing strip very kindly dona...
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New Year Sports

New Year Sports
Having concentrated on the start of the new school term, we whizz back to New Year's Eve at home at Happy House.  Mama and Papa asked the children how they'd like to celebrate and it was agreed t...
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Nice way to end the week

Nice way to end the week
First week over of a new term at Happy House School and Mama and Papa are checking how everyone is doing. After being off for so long because of the pandemic it's been a settling down week. And it's a...
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Starting the day the healthy way

Starting the day the healthy way
Pupils at Happy House School istart the day the healthy way - with exercise. Exercising in the fresh air, before the day gets too hot, boosts the energy levels of the children and gets their brains in...
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Term off to a good start

Term off to a good start
Three days back into the new academic year and Happy House School is settling down nicely. For most pupils it's been nine months since they were last in their classrooms.  When the pandemic ...
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Christmas packed away

Christmas packed away
Christmas was full of fun for our children at the Happy House, but all good things must come to an end and as the new school year starts, the decorations come down to be packed away for another time.&...
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School year begins

School year begins
There was great excitement on Monday as children in Kenya returned to school, many for the first time since the pandemic-enforced closure in March. The children living in our care at Happy House were ...
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Getting ready for school again

Getting ready for school again
After nine months of home schooling for most of our Happy House children, they were thrilled to be getting ready to go back to the classrooms to start a new academic year at Happy House School. Two ye...
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Putting on the style

Putting on the style
Youngsters at the Happy House stepped out on to the catwalk for Christmas fashion show.  They modelled some of the wonderful new clothes donated by many of our friends. The pandemic has made...
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A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa

A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa
You never know what will happen when you visit our family at the Happy House Children's Home in Watamu. David Paris took on an unexpected role of Santa at our family party at Mama Sue and Papa Dave's ...
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Christmas with the Happy House family

Christmas with the Happy House family
Our lovely friends Angela Lewis and David Paris joined in the fun of our Christmas at Happy House. From the Christmas party at Mama and Papa's home to a trip to the beach with our huge family of child...
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Trip to the beach

Trip to the beach
A trip to the beach is a highlight of our Christmas time activities for our children at the Happy House.  With the older children looking after the younger ones, it was a happy family time enjoye...
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And along came a second Santa

And along came a second Santa
After a very fine job of being Santa, three-year-old Emmanuel was ready hang up his robe and beard, and to meet a bigger version of the man in red! A good friend, David Paris, who visiting Watamu took...
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