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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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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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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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Party helpers

Party helpers
Many hand make light work of a hosting a party. Our older youngsters at Happy House are always eager to help and here Florence and some of the girls are busy serving cakes.
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Song for, and from, Evans

Song for, and from, Evans
When the Happy House family sang a Happy Birthday to their much-loved big brother Evans, Mama Sue thought it only fair for Evans to give them a song too. And a very fine job he made of it.
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Birthday boys

Birthday boys
There were cakes for both birthday boys at our Happy House double celebration.  Rukia had taken on the role of baker to make and ice cakes for both Papa Dave and Evans. And they look delicious.
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Double celebration

Double celebration
Two birthdays, one party! At Happy House we are very good at celebrating special events and so Papa Dave's birthday and Evans' 21st falling on almost the same day was the perfect reason to party. ...
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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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Thank you Blue Marmalade

Thank you Blue Marmalade
Papa Dave and some of our Happy House children visited Blue Marmalade supermarket in Watamu to say a very big thank you. Blue Marmalade had ordered perishable good specially for holidaymakers due to v...
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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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Coat of paint for bedrooms at Happy House

Coat of paint for bedrooms at Happy House
Some of the bedrooms at Happy House are being smartened up with some fresh paint. Mama Sue likes to ensure that any maintenance work is done as soon as it is practically possibly.  With so many c...
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Party project

Party project
It's a big day for two very special members of our Happy House family next weekend.  Mama Sue and the kids are putting on a birthday party to celebrate the birthdays of our beloved Papa Dave and ...
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Holiday timetable

Holiday timetable
Happy House School has broken up for Easter - for a seven week holiday! With the children only back in school a short time, after an interruption of months because of the pandemic, Mama Sue is keen fo...
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