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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 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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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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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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Soccer head to head

Soccer head to head
More football talk today from two of our Happy House football fans,Priscilla and Vidzo. There's a North-South divide between the two girls with Priscilla supporting Manchester United while Vidzo is a ...
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Our shining star

Our shining star
David will be 10 on December 20, but as he's a special little boy with big ideas, we'll let him off him saying he's 11!  Named after our own Papa Dave, he is a champion child who has overcome one...
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Group discussion

Group discussion
Happy House kids are brought up to love, respect, care and help each other.  So if one youngster is struggling in anyway, there is always someone on hand to help them.  And that al...
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Meeting Baraka

Meeting Baraka
 Meet Baraka Francis who is telling us about himself.  He came into the loving care of the Happy House family when he was a little boy, along with his three brothers.  Evans, who record...
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Question time

Question time
It's question time for Tumaini and Steve when they interview each other.  The boys, both in Primary class 4, were taking part in the confidence building session at Happy House School. It's good t...
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Simon Says ...

Simon Says ...
Fun as well as being an exercise in concentration and agility, the children's game "Simon Says" is great fun. It has just been introduced to youngsters returning to Happy House School after a long pan...
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Mama Sue is in school by seven!

Mama Sue is in school by seven!
Mama Sue is up early and at work by seven. Here she is starting a week at Happy House School by leading the morning assembly. It's an important gathering in the school week and she is joined there by ...
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Happy House welcomes friends from the UK

Happy House welcomes friends from the UK
Welcoming visitors is very special in the tough times when few people are traveling to Kenya for holidays.  But our good friends Angela Lewis and David Paris didn't let coronavirus restrictions a...
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Baby James ... and he's wide awake!

Baby James ... and he's wide awake!
Baby James slept through his first birthday honours at Happy House kidz club last week. So we had a replay on Saturday and he stayed awake! Here Mama Sue, with James on her knee and with Emmanuel and ...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
Three-year-old Emmanuel turns choirmaster at Happy House to lead today's Song for Sunday. Evans, who filmed the video, says: "Emmanuel is a good singer and he is coming up very well in the family." He...
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Testing times

Testing times
Testing the children's progress by using exams works effectively at Happy House.  They are having exams every six weeks so that their teachers and Mama Sue can monitor how they are doing and to s...
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James naps through his birthday

James naps through his birthday
We wanted him to be a birthday video star.  After all, it's not every day you reach your first birthday.  But our little James, a foundling who came into care of Happy House at 15 days old, ...
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Erick's Happy House Garden

Erick's Happy House Garden
Meet Erick who wants to take you through his small garden at the Happy House. He is one of the children who has his own little plot where he is growing vegetables for the kitchen. Erick likes to spend...
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Song for Sunday

Song for Sunday
Another Sunday, another song.  We are so pleased that you are enjoying seeing ad hearing our children from Happy House as they sing for you each Sunday. They form their own little groups and chos...
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Thank you from Happy House

Thank you from Happy House
 Lucky speaks for all our children living at Happy House when he says thank you to Mama Sue for all she does for the kids in our care. They really do know how fortunate they are to have all the o...
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Raising crops at Happy House

Raising crops at Happy House
Join Uncle Julius, one of our outdoor staff at Happy House, in the garden.  He is checking on the small plots allocated to individual children who wanted to grow their own small crop. They prepar...
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