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Confident Diana

Confident Diana
Our children at Happy house are encouraged to speak up for themselves. This helps to build confidence which will always be with them as they steer their way through life. Here Diana talks to the other...
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Brothers bonded by love not blood

Brothers bonded by love not blood
The children who live in our care at Happy House are all one family, bonded by love.  They make friendships that will last through life and really care about each.  Saidi and Dulla are best ...
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Excited to be going to Class Eight

Excited to be going to Class Eight
Happy House kid, Husna, is looking forward to her final year year in Primary education.   joins Class Eight in July and candidate for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exams/ It's a...
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Planting morninga

Planting morninga
We have often talked about the huge health benefits of moringa. It grows wild in Kenya and is rich in vitamins. At Happy House, the children have morninga tea every day and the leaves are added to mea...
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Making masks

Making masks
Some of our youngest children in Happy House School have been busy making masks. Janet a former Happy house kid who is now training to be a teacher whilst working as a teaching assistant in our school...
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Baraka: "We thank our sponsors for their love and generosity"

Baraka: "We thank our sponsors for their love and generosity"
Baraka Francis and his younger brother, Steve, are growing up at Happy House with the certain knowledge they are loved.  When they came to into our care eight years ago it was from a life of...
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Jacinta: "I want to make everybody proud"

Jacinta: "I want to make everybody proud"
Jacinta arrived at Happy House in 2014, as a seven year old.  She and her younger sister, Florence, were in need of a caring home and that is what Mama Sue and her Happy House provides.  Gro...
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Brian: "I was welcomed with open arms"

Brian: "I was welcomed with open arms"
As an 11 year old, Brian was enduring a very difficult time in care of relatives and had no idea what it was like to have a worry free childhood. He came into our care at Happy House, in 2014. and was...
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Musyoka: "Always a Happy House kid"

Musyoka: "Always a Happy House kid"
Once a Happy House kid, always a Happy House kid. Every child who passes through our doors knows when Mama Sue tells them that, she means it . For some of the youngsters who we have, when circumstance...
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Rukia: "I am so grateful for Happy House"

Rukia: "I am so grateful for Happy House"
Rukia, 16, has blossomed from a shy child into a confident young woman since joining our family at the Happy House shortly after we opened in 2010.  She had been living with her impoverished gran...
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Birthday trio

Birthday trio
Three of our Happy house kids are are celebrating birthdays.  Lucky is just turning 10, Brian is now 11 and Priscilla is 14. They are much loved members of our family and love their Mama Sue as m...
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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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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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Happy House happiness

Happy House happiness
Today, we meet Fahima who is telling us about herself and how she feels about living and learning at Happy House. Like all the children in our care she is happy and really appreciates what is being do...
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Thank you Mama Sue

Thank you Mama Sue
Tumaini was 12 when he came into the care of Happy House along with his twin brother, Gift, and younger brother, Baraka, four.  That was in May 2016. Their mum had recently died and they were lef...
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Growing up at Happy House

Growing up at Happy House
Today we meet three boys who have spent almost their entire lives at Happy House.  As we approach the 17th, the 11th anniversary of our opening, Oscar remembers how he was one of the first childr...
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Mother's Day tribute to Mama Sue

Mother's Day tribute to Mama Sue
Today is Mother's Day - a day to celebrate and say thank you to mums everywhere. At the Happy House, one young man, Nasri Juma, speaks for all our youngsters as he says a very personal thank you Mama ...
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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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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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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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