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Learning about water

Learning about water
Water is one of our planet's most precious resources and in Kenya, as in the whole of Africa, it is never wasted.  Here, we join our Pre Primary Class 1 at Happy House School and their teacher, M...
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Making the grade

Making the grade
Grade 3 Primary at Happy House School are enjoying getting ready for their next exams. In this video, teacher Madam Esther explains how they are now focusing on the upcoming exams - a regular feature ...
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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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Happy House Papa had "the best mother"

Happy House Papa had "the best mother"
Our Happy House Papa knows just what it's like to grow up, like our family of children, with lots of brothers and sisters.  He was one of 11 children raised in poverty in Yorkshire, His father, w...
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A song to celebrate

A song to celebrate
Meet Nasri and Janet who are giving us a song at the Happy House Celebration of Life.  They schooled together at Happy House, they are working together in our school and today they are singing to...
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Endings and new beginnings

Endings and new beginnings
As one life ends, another begins. That is the Circle of Life. And as our family at Happy House held its annual Celebration of Life, which honours the lives of those loved ones lost, two birthdays illu...
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A Celebration of Life

A Celebration of Life
An annual celebration of life is held every May at the Happy House to coincide with the anniversary of the death of the most influential man in Mama Sue's life - her father.  It was the death of ...
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Help guaranteed

Help guaranteed
Anyone who follows our daily blog from Happy House will know how much our children like helping out.  They like to keep their lovely home as need as a new pin. As they were on school holiday...
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Learning in a splash!

Learning in a splash!
Rukia filmed this video of Stevie and some of her younger "brothers" at Happy House washing one of the school vehicles during the spring holiday.  She says: "Since they are at home they can help ...
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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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Growing pumpkins ... and confidence!

Growing pumpkins ... and confidence!
It is wonderful to watch our children at Happy House growing up. For those who sponsor a child, seeing their special little friend on the blog is always special. And we also notice how they chang...
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Student turns teacher

Student turns teacher
From student to teacher - that's our Happy House Nasri.  Not so long ago Nasri was given a chance of an education when he was given a scholarship to Happy House School, having missed out on so mu...
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Positive start to new term

Positive start to new term
With Kenya schools reopening next week after a seven-week break, Happy House is busy getting ready to welcome back its students.  Mama Sue is holding meetings with teachers from every department ...
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Getting active at the Happy House

Getting active at the Happy House
In this blog from Happy House we join John who is leading an exercise programme for the rest of the kids.  And they're all really enjoying the keep fit routines he has put together. Our children ...
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A short story from Happy House

A short story from Happy House
As with all large families (and we, at Happy House, are larger than most) every item of clothing is worn and washed until it wears out!  And even when it is no longer fit for wearing we always ne...
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Making memories

Making memories
Every time a sponsor writes, emails or sends a card to their Happy House sponsor child they are helping to make memories.  Not only do they give huge pleasure to the youngsters when they arrive, ...
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Charged with a new job!

Charged with a new job!
Brothers Erick and Lucky have taken on the important job of making sure the iPads and tablets at Happy House are charged and ready for use by the other kids. It's nice for the kids to take some tasks ...
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Tree trimming brings bonus

Tree trimming brings bonus
Trimming back trees in the garden at the Happy House brings a bonus. As you know, we don't let anything that can be used go to waste and wood lopped off the trees has been collected up and is ready to...
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Towering success

Towering success
Tumbling and towering, our young acrobats from Happy House were a huge success when they entertained at the birthday party for Evans and for Papa Dave.  It was a great way to round off a splendid...
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Party bags

Party bags
Birthday party VIPs, Papa Dave and Evans, had the very pleasant task of handing out hoody bags to every Happy House child. Everyone had worked so hard to make their birthdays special that the bags of ...
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