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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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Fit for exams

Fit for exams
Students at Happy House School have just had the latest round of examinations. Exams feature regularly on the Kenya curriculum and we like to make sure that our youngsters at bright, alert, prepared a...
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Only a small glimpse of Happy House

Only a small glimpse of Happy House
New teachers were given just a small glimpse of the extraordinary individuals that make up Happy House. Teacher, Md Naomi, spoke at the end of the event aimed to introduce new teachers to our very spe...
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Confidence to aim for goals

Confidence to aim for goals
Happy House kid Morphin would like to be a football player when he grows up. And having confidence will, he knows, be key in helping him achieve his goal and to score goals too! Addressing a gathering...
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Making decisions by Husna

Making decisions by Husna
Our children at Happy House have a wonderful role model in their own Mama Sue . It is thanks to her determination, drive and dedication that the Happy House became a reality and gives them a wonderful...
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All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!

All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!
A lovely German couple holidaying in Watamu, came across a young boy on the beach.  Every evening Elke and Ruediger saw Emmanuel collecting plastic bottles which would be sold to recyclers to hel...
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From computers to songs of praise

From computers to songs of praise
It was thanks to Mama Sue, founder of Children of Watamu charity , that Christone Ruwa discovered an interest in computer science,Forward thinking Sue was responsible for raising funds and installing ...
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Growing up as individuals and with good manners

Growing up as individuals and with good manners
Growing up in a family of 53 children could make it difficult for a child to be heard or to express themselves. But at Happy House, each child is treated as an individual and actively encouraged to ex...
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Eye-opening event for teachers at Happy House

In a special weekend event, teachers from Happy house School were invited home to Happy House by Mama Sue and the family. The aim was to show the teachers who have recently joined our staff how the th...
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Agile acrobats

Agile acrobats
We have some enthusiastic young acrobats among our children at the Happy House.  They like to perform feats of balance and agility that illustrate their motor coordination skills and their abilit...
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Backing Arsenal

Backing Arsenal
Meet Happy House kids Diana, Fahima and Saidi.  They all support the Arsenal football squad and with their team struggling the kids like to think their encouragement will help fire them on!
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