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Morphin's moringa magic!

Morphin's moringa magic!
The health giving benefits of a plant that grows freely in the Happy House gardens helps to keep our children well and strong.  They have moringa as a tea every day, plus the leaves are added to ...
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Happy House news from Mama Sue

Happy House news from Mama Sue
Today our Happy House's wonderful Mama Sue brings you up to date with all the news of our family. She expresses her concern for all those of us who have had such a long winter, made harsher by the eve...
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Helping Uncle Julius

Helping Uncle Julius
Many hands make light work - even if they are only small! At Happy House, Uncle Julius always has a team of volunteers willing to help out with chores in the garden. They are happy to assist with any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Fruits from the tree

Fruits from the tree
Eating fresh fruit and vegetables straight from the garden helps to keep our children healthy at Happy House .  And we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy fresh coconuts. The flesh and the milk ...
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Kitchen helpers

Kitchen helpers
Helping to prepare meals at weekend is just one of the many things our Happy House kids enjoy.  Assisting with the chores around their home is being part of a family and every weekend they sort t...
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Growing project

Growing project
Erick, Steve and Hussein are three keen young gardeners.  The boys, enjoy growing vegetables for the kitchen.  It is a useful hobby and here they say thank you to Mama Sue for providing...
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United fan squad

United fan squad
Meet the Manchester United fan squad at Happy House, led by Florence the other members are Jacinta, Priscilla and Morphin.  These youngsters really love United which is, at the moment, jostling w...
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Head, shoulders, knees and toes!

Head, shoulders, knees and toes!
Victor and Emmanuel, two of the younger members of the the family are here to entertain you. With the pandemic casting a shadow over lives we thought it would be good to bring you a ray of Kenyan suns...
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Soccer catch-up

Soccer catch-up
Youngsters at the Happy House eagerly follow the English Premier League . But time differences mean they can't watch games as they happen because they are often far too late but they are able to catch...
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Greenhouse gang

Greenhouse gang
The weekend gives the children at Happy house a chance to help out in the garden  As you will know we have a lot of eager and green-fingered youngsters who like to help grow the food they get to ...
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Coat of paint for kitchen

Coat of paint for kitchen
In a family home as big as our Happy House there is always somewhere that needs a lick of paint.  And keeping on top of things is the job of the maintenance staff. Here Uncle Ibrahim is painting ...
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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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