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Pick of the crop

Several weeks ago, knowing the rains would be on their way, some of our Happy House kids helped to plant maize in the garden.They have also helped to nurture it, keeping...
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A Sunday song

Today is Sunday, so we thought we'd treat you to a a hymn sung beautifully by our Happy House girls choir.All our kid enjoy singing and many hymns feature in their...
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Wifi sorted

Problems with the internet connection at Happy House have been causing big headaches over the past week. But now, at last, we think we have them sorted. It meant a trip...
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Hair today

The barber paid a visit to Happy House on Saturday to give the boys a haircut.Instead of the boys going out Mama invited Papa's barber to come in and he got...
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Saturday surprise

The Happy House kids had a day full of delicious treats on Saturday.After having apples and oranges at Kidz Club, they had pineapple for supper thanks to Auntie Janet.Auntie Janet, who...
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Growth chart

 One of the requirements on a children's home is to keep a record of each child's growth.That means they are regularly weighed and measured.The older kids at Happy House are happy...
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Kidz Club treats

There were treats all round at Kidz Club on Saturday.Mama Sue was so pleased with her Happy House children's results in their exama that she wanted their efforts to be rewarded,And...
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Tree troubles

The rainy season has brought yet another problem to Happy House and this time it's tree troubles!Leaves falling from a coconut tree have been causing repeated damage to the electric fence...
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Exam time

There have been exams for our Happy House children being home schooled during the Coronavirus lockdown.in this videos primary grades 3 and 4 are taking their kswahili paper having been taught...
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On the up!

It's a result! One Papa Dave has been waiting 16 years for.So it was with great rejoicing that he announced to a special Kidz Club at Happy House that his favourite...
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Time for planting

With some crops harvested, it's now time to get ready to do some more planting.Uncle Julius and outdoor staff have been busy at work removing weeds, turning over the ground in...
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Lockdown fitness

Our Happy House children are fit and active and lovely taking part in games.During lockdown while they are being homeschooled Evans has been putting them through some exercises.Everyone enjoys themselves and...
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First turmeric harvest

We are just picking the first turmeric we have grown at Happy House.Turmeric, which has so many health-giving benefits, will be used in dishes prepared for our family,Here Mama Sue with...
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Raining in

The torrential rain of recent days in Watamu have found a few weak spots in our makuti thatched roof and in the vents at Happy House.And it's been raining in on...
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Saturday sing-song

A super sing-song for our children at the weekly Happy House Kidz Club.There were two birthdays to celebrate - Elizabeth is five and Saidi has reached double figures, turning 10!Saidi received...
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Power surge problem

A cut in electricity followed by a massive power surge has brought yet more unexpected expense to Happy House.The surge damaged our internet routers and power cables, some laptop cables, the...
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Full steam ahead in the laundry

It's full steam ahead in the laundry.We now have two new washing machines working beautifully to cope with the mountain of laundry created by our family of 60 children.And we want...
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Making decorations

 Today is a special day at Happy House.May 20th is the day we hold our annual Celebration of Life, a ceremony to remember and celebrate those we have loved and lost.Mama...
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Little people lead singing

Two of the youngest members of our family led the singing at Happy House Kids Club.Emmanuel, resplendent in a sunhat, and Victor stood at the front so that their older brothers...
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Our top two!

We come to the end of our home schooling series, with the only two high school students living in our family at Happy House.Evans is in his final year and Rukia,...
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