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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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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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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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Happy to be home

Happy to be home
The love and welcome of her friends made it easy for Purity when she came back to live in the Happy House family recently  Purity, along with her brother Stephano and sister, Jessica, had previou...
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Growing project

Growing project
Erick, Steve and Hussein are three keen young gardeners.  The boys, enjoy growing vegetables for the kitchen.  It is a useful hobby and here they say thank you to Mama Sue for providing...
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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 with her ...
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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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A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa

A word of thanks from our unsuspecting Santa
You never know what will happen when you visit our family at the Happy House Children's Home in Watamu. David Paris took on an unexpected role of Santa at our family party at Mama Sue and Papa Dave's ...
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Christmas with the Happy House family

Christmas with the Happy House family
Our lovely friends Angela Lewis and David Paris joined in the fun of our Christmas at Happy House. From the Christmas party at Mama and Papa's home to a trip to the beach with our huge family of child...
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Getting ready for Christmas

Getting ready for Christmas
We still have more than a month until Christmas but our Happy House family is already busy planning.  And the children using free time at weekends to make Christmas decorations and are delighted ...
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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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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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Ice cream from Tallulah

Ice cream from Tallulah
A little girl called Tallulah treated all our children at Happy House to ice-cream.  A friend of Angela Lewis, who sponsors two of our children, Tallulah wanted to help too so she saved up h...
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A big thank you

A big thank you
Mama Sue is saying thank you to everyone who has helped us to install smart TVs into every classroom at our school. And also for providing the money we needed to lay cable to take a stronger internet ...
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Party planning

Party planning
Our older girls have turned into party planners to organise a celebration of Mama Sue's birthday next month. Mama wants to be able to hold a party her and Papa's house in Turtle Bay.  With everyo...
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Charity, a Happy House miracle

Charity, a Happy House miracle
Love, determination and our special kind of care turned Charity from a dying baby into a happy, healthy child.  And as Charity turns 11, we look back on her story of tragedy turned to joy,&n...
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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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AMANDA & MARK BARRON WITH THEIR DAUGHTERS OLIVIA & PHOEBE

AMANDA & MARK BARRON WITH THEIR DAUGHTERS OLIVIA & PHOEBE
 We have felt so privileged to be a part of the Happy House family over the years. It has brought us all great joy to watch the children grow and see their smiling faces on the blog. To know that...
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