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Pudding time

Traditional Chrsitmas pud is not something we run to at Happy House but we do make sure our family have a dessert to delight.  And for our children that's two treats served together - a tropical ...
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A Christmas feast

Christmas would not be Christmas without some delicious fod to eat. ] Our Happy House family enjoyed a lovely meal on their party day - with their favourite chicken pilau on the menu. They sat do...
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A Christmas prayer for Mama Sue

Our forever-loved Mama Sue is always in the hearts and minds of our Happy House family.   This Christmas, our first since her sudden passing in July, she has been in everyone's thoughts...
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Santa delivers

With almost 60 children in the Happy House family, Santa certainly needs a trusty elf to help him deliver. ] And with key organisational skills, he has every parcel labelled and ready to hand out once...
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Children bag a bonus gift

Our children in the Happy House family were all thrilled with the Christmas gifts they received from Santa. And then Papa Dave surprised them by asking if they'd like another present. The answer was a...
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Santa arrives at Happy House

It's a long way from the North Pole to Kenya, so Santa can be excused for taking an extra couple of days to arrive there.  The family at the Happy House had spent their time getting ready to give...
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Christmas DJ Florence

Our Happy House kids were all ready to party when their special Christmas treat day arrived yesterday.  They had put so much energy and effort into preparations for the big day - and Santa's arri...
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Christmas breakfast

Today, the Happy House family is celebrating Christmas - starting with a special breakfast of sweet bread. And the children were yesterday busy preparing for their special party day by making the brea...
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Homemade decorations

The older Happy House boys spent yesterday trimming the big banda ready for their Christmas party.  That started off with making their own decorations from plaited palm as Morphin tells us. ...
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Coaching our acrobats

Acrobatics have been a firm favourite with our children ever since Mama Sue invited a team she saw performing in Malindi to visit Happy House to enteratin.  They went down so well that they offer...
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Christmas lunch made with love

Chicken pilau is always the first choice for any special lunch at Happy House. It's the children's favourite and so it is that they chose for Christmas lunch.  As we try to ensure as many of our ...
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Lunch made with love - 2

Chicken pilau is always the first choice for any special lunch at Happy House. It's the children's favourite and so it is that they chose for Christmas lunch.  As we try to ensure as many of our ...
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Merry Christmas

Our Happy House children would like to wish all our friends a very Merry Christmas. We hope you enjoy your day, wherever in the world you may be.  

Happy Christmas and thanks from Papa Dave

This has been saddest year for Papa Dave and all the Happy House family.  The loss of our beloved Mama Sue has left us with a gap in our hearts, and our home, that is impossible to fill. But we c...
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Bank brings lunch for our children

Our Happy House family had a lovely day when visitors from Kenya Women Bank brought us an early Christmas.  The lovely representatives from the bank wanted to treat the children to lunch and...
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Choir contest

In our Happy House blog earlier today we mentionedthe choirs contest staged for visitors from Kenya Women Bank. Here's a glimspe of the action.

Snail mail!

We've all heard of snail mail, but right now in Kenya it is taking months for letters and packages from overseas to arrive.  In fact, it is so slow that a card for one Happy House kid for her bir...
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Happy birthday to our friend Fulvio

Happy House has many wonderful friends in Italy and one of them is Fulvio Bestetti. Fulvio has recently celebrated his 60th birthday and very kindly asked his friends to donate to the Happy House...
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How we will celebrate

Our children at Happy House will be having a really special Christmas - Papa Dave is determined it will be as memorable as every one they've had before. Losing Mama Sue so suddenly and so tragically i...
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No Papa, you can't have all the apples!

Papa Dave has the affection and friendship of so many Happy House supporters.  So much so that we are sure Anne Summers, a great friend of one of our oldest friends, Brenda Groves, that we know s...
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