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How Zoom helped us

How Zoom helped us
Happy House kids Brian and Lucky have been home schooled with the rest of our family during in lockdown. And now school has opened again to Years 4 and 8, Mama Sue is introducing the teaching methods,...
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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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Papa power is on the ball

Papa power is on the ball
It's no secret that Papa Dave likes his football. In fact, there won't be anyone in miles of the Happy House who doesn't know that he's a Leeds United fan. His first question to everyone he meets is"W...
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Exercise to start the week

Exercise to start the week
Starting the day with exercises is a good way to get everyone in the mood for school. Exercise has lots of benefits as we know, including helping concentration. It's a warm-up for the week ahead, and ...
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Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House

Christmas bells are jingling at Happy House
Santa will be bringing fewer gifts to our children this Christmas as Mama Sue explained in yesterday's video. We won't be able to give out new clothes, as we usually do, because with the pandemic virt...
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Reflecting on exams

Reflecting on exams
With years 4 and 8 now back in Happy House School, they have just had their first exams. An opportunity to see how how the youngsters, who come into our classes from the local community, have coped co...
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Soccer catch-up for kids

Soccer catch-up for kids
Morphin and his friends  at Happy House were thrilled to be able to catch-up on watching one of last weekend's matches -Leeds United vs Aston Villa.  The match was too late for the kids...
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Parcel brings delight

Parcel brings delight
A parcel full of lovely goodies for our children has arrived from our wonderful friends in Essex, Betty Hatch and her son Paul.  Betty, known affectionately as "Bargain Betty" because of her amaz...
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Lesson for life

Lesson for life
John had a tough life and very little schooling before he joined our Happy House family . Now, a few years on, he's a responsible and helpful young man who has worked hard in school and to catch up on...
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No need to be afraid

No need to be afraid
Rukia was another of our Happy House kids asked to help youngsters returning to school.  And here she passes on some very good advice about not being afraid to ask a question.  Tomorrow in t...
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Advice from Oscar

Advice from Oscar
Oscar is a bright and intelligent by who has been a member of our family since the Happy House opened in 2010.  He arrived with his sister Janet and brother Evans. Janet is now working as an assi...
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Building back-to-school confidence

Building back-to-school confidence
After a seven-month enforced break, two year groups have returned to school in Kenya.  Classes 4 and 8 are back, and while the kids living in our care at Happy House have been receiving home-scho...
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James is toddling like a trooper!

James is toddling like a trooper!
One last month and James, the youngest member of our Happy House family, is already on his feet and toddling like a trooper!  James, a foundling who came into our care when he was 15 days old, ce...
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Happy House changed my life, by Nasri

Happy House changed my life, by Nasri
When Nasri Juma came to Happy House as one of our Dr Danwata scholars in 2014 he was shy and lacking in self-belief. There had been huge gaps in his schooling because there was no money to pay. H...
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Soccer casualty Charity

Soccer casualty Charity
Charity went crashing during a game of football and ended up at hospital! All the kids, girls and boys, at Happy House love a game of soccer and Charity, who used to be so quiet, was in her element wh...
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Fun in the sun - 2

Fun in the sun - 2
Our children from Happy House had a great time on their trip to the beach.  It was one of their treats for Mama Sue's birthday and they had  so much fun.  Mama says by the time the...
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Fun in the sun - 1

Fun in the sun - 1
Children from the Happy House had great fun playing on the sand and splashing in the sea as one of the treats for Mama Sue's birthday.  A beach outing, before the sun gets too hot, is one of thei...
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The corn is as high ... as our Happy House kids!

The corn is as high ... as our Happy House kids!
Our young gardeners at Happy House are doing so well the maize they have planted has grown taller than they are!  In this video John is in the garden with Erick, one of the younger children who c...
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Birthday love and lollipops

Birthday love and lollipops
It was Mama Sue's birthday yesterday and  not keeping the treats to herself, there were lollipops all round for for the children.  They held a special Kidz Club so the family wish their much...
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Happy birthday, Mama Sue

Happy birthday, Mama Sue
Today, we wish our wonderful and inspirational Mama Sue a very happy birthday .This, our 10th anniversary year, has been a challenging year and for Mama, with 60 children in her care at Happy House, e...
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