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A special Happy House Auntie

A special  Happy House Auntie
Auntie Janet has become a valued member of our family at the Happy House since joining our staff in eight years ago. Our staff are all "Aunties:" or "Uncles" to our children and Auntie Janet is respon...
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Holiday timetable

Holiday timetable
Happy House School has broken up for Easter - for a seven week holiday! With the children only back in school a short time, after an interruption of months because of the pandemic, Mama Sue is keen fo...
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Happy House players get new colours from Dubai Irish

Happy House players get new colours from Dubai Irish
Our Happy House kids are over the moon to have a new football strip. It's been very kindly donated by Dubai Irish FC.  Tony Christian, who originally comes from Ormskirk and has worked in constru...
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Final five

Final five
The last of our Happy House birthday "Meet the kids" videos today. How special it's been to see our lovely family of children and to see how happy they are. The final five are some of the older member...
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On the ball

On the ball
A netball match figured in the programme of activities for Happy House birthday sports day.  Here to tell us about, as they get ready to play, is Happy House kid Florence
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Hello from Happy House

Hello from Happy House
We really hope you are enjoying our 11th birthday videos from Happy House.  Today, 14 youngsters come to say hello!  They are Priscilla, Brian Hayward, Diana, Tumaini, Fahima, Khaled, Mwende...
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Table tennis anyone?

Table tennis anyone?
A table tennis tournament was a big hit with the kids when Happy House celebrated its 11th birthday with a sports day. Teacher, Mdm Rita, tells us more.
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Fab four

Fab four
Lucky, his older brother Eric, Baraka Kaingu and Morphin are the fab four talking to us from Happy House, Each ones gives us a little bit of a glimpse into their life - pretty much absorbed by school ...
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Birthday boys

Birthday boys
We can be certain the Happy House has just turned 11. But like many children, who want to be older than they are, some of this group have added the odd year or so when asked "How old are you?" Indeed ...
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Welcoming the challenge

Welcoming the challenge
Class 8 student, Jacinta, is confident and ready for the challenge of her KCPE exams taking place this week. Bright and full of hope she, and fellow Class 8 students, are seizing the opportunity the e...
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Love and kindness at Happy House

Love and kindness at Happy House
In this lovely video, four children in the care of Happy House tell us a little bit about themselves. Samira, a newer member of our family, speaks of the love and kindness she has found in this specia...
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Tug 'o'war

Tug 'o'war
A tug 'o' war which pitted the strength of kids versus adults was the highlight of the birthday sports day at Happy House. In this contest it's staff against some of our older boys and crowd of specta...
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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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A family within a family

A family within a family
Today, it is the turn of Erick, Lucky and Thomas to tell you about our Happy House.  The three brothers who are a family within our much larger Happy House family. They were such unhappy, neglect...
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Love and laughter at Happy House

Love and laughter at Happy House
The Happy House is always full of love and laughter,  Today, Esther, Thomas, Joyce, David Hayward, Neema, Abdul and Nickson tell you about themselves - assisted by Evans who recorded the video,&n...
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Happy House birthday for 400 guests!

Happy House birthday for 400 guests!
Make that chicken pilau for 400, please!  Happy House Children's Home celebrated its 11th birthday on Wednesday which just happened to be a school day.  So Mama Sue decided to bring tog...
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Happy House smiles

Happy House smiles
Five of our our Happy House girls have fun saying hello to you today.  The teenagers are a giggly group but all work hard in school, help in the family when they are at home and who enjoy every d...
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Happy birthday Happy House

Happy birthday Happy House
Today, March 17, our Happy House is 11. And our family will be celebrating with a sports day, something all our children love. "Where,' says Mama Sue, "have the years gone?"  She is so busy with ...
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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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