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Priscilla: "I would like to be a lawyer"

Priscilla: "I would like to be a lawyer"
Priscilla had lived in hardship, with little family love, when as a six year old she was brought into care.  At Happy House she discovered what a real childhood should be like without worry, free...
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Making memories

Making memories
Every time a sponsor writes, emails or sends a card to their Happy House sponsor child they are helping to make memories.  Not only do they give huge pleasure to the youngsters when they arrive, ...
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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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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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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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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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Happy House has taught me many things

Happy House has taught me many things
Happy House has been home to Greg since was seven-years-old. He's now 10. He'd been living with his grandmother who was defeated by her own circumstances and sought the help she needed to give her lit...
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Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend

Auntie Dawn's new sponsor friend
DawnHeather White, Auntie Dawn to our children at Happy House, is a loving and loyal friend to our family. She's been visiting regularly since we opened and on this trip, from her home in Northern Ire...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Always a Happy House kid ...
Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House.  With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family wit...
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Always a Happy House kid ...

Always a Happy House kid ...
Stephano, Jessica and Purity were in dire need when they came into the care of Happy House. With Mama Sue's kindness their mum was able to get back on her feet and to be reunited as a family with her ...
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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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Certificate presentation

Certificate presentation
Youngsters from the Happy House who topped the quizzes set for them as some pre-exam revision all received a certificate. Mr Khamisi presented the certificates to the children We hope they will all do...
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Samira settle in

Samira settle in
Samira, 12,  is the newest member of our family at Happy House children's home.  And now  the little girl, who was experiencing problems at home,  can put her troubles behind ...
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Emmanuel's Sunday song

Emmanuel's Sunday song
Three year old Emmanuel is growing up to be a happy and confident little boy.  He's quite happy to stand in front of the whole Happy House family to sing a song and loves it when they all join in...
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Charity is on the mend

Charity is on the mend
Football casualty Charity is on the mend. Charity came a cropper when she fell badly on her arm during a game of soccer at the Happy House. A trip to hospital in Malindi confirmed a break and she's ha...
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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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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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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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