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Firing enthusiasm at Happy House

Firing enthusiasm at Happy House
The start the week assembly at Happy House School gave Mama Sue a chance to fire the enthusiasm for exams.  In her inspirational style she urged the youngsters to make the most of revision time, ...
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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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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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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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Announcing results

Announcing results
Exams last week - results this! It was to a gathering of very excited children that Mama Sue has the important task of announcing results at Happy House School. Mama and the teachers talk to each indi...
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Start the week with a smile

Start the week with a smile
The week always starts with smiles and laughter at Happy House School.  Mama Sue and Papa Dave lead the Monday assembly encouraging and inspiring the whole school family. And the humour they shar...
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Tropical treat

Tropical treat
Praise for doing well is a huge boost to a youngster's confidence. Like many of the children in our family, Gift had little schooling before he came into the care of our Happy House. He tries hard and...
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All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!

All he needed was friends - and a pair of socks!
A lovely German couple holidaying in Watamu, came across a young boy on the beach.  Every evening Elke and Ruediger saw Emmanuel collecting plastic bottles which would be sold to recyclers to hel...
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Making decisions by Husna

Making decisions by Husna
Our children at Happy House have a wonderful role model in their own Mama Sue . It is thanks to her determination, drive and dedication that the Happy House became a reality and gives them a wonderful...
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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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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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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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Eye-opening event for teachers at Happy House

In a special weekend event, teachers from Happy house School were invited home to Happy House by Mama Sue and the family. The aim was to show the teachers who have recently joined our staff how the th...
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Music brings joy

Music brings joy
Meet Husna and the other Happy House room captains bring us an update on he radios that the children received as a Christmas present. Each room has it's own speaker and USB stick on which to download ...
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Inspiring young minds

Inspiring young minds
Monday assembly is always a special time at Happy House School. Mama Sue and Papa Dave like to be there to fire up enthusiasm and inspire the the kids ready for the week ahead. The children really enj...
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Exciting school project to counter effects of the pandemic

Exciting school project to counter effects of the pandemic
The pandemic is taking a worrying toll on children's education around the world. In Kenya, children returned to school in January after being off since March.  At Happy House children's home we f...
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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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