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Refresher in first aid

Mama has been refreshing the first aid knowledge of staff and older kids at Happy House. She has talked them through the items contained in the first aid kit and their uses and reminded them of the fi...
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Musical fun at Happy House

Children and staff are having some musical fun at home at Happy House in this cheerful video - perfect to put a smile on your face!

Happy House is like home

Nasri was one of our first scholarship students - a boy who came from a home where he lived, in extreme hardship, with his grandmother.  After finishing primary and secondary school he is now stu...
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Makuti men fix roofing

Keeping on top of maintenance of of makuti roofing is very important.  The heavy rains will always show up any weaknesses in the thatching made locally from palms . In this video, presented by Mu...
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Learning carpentry

Brian who, like Oscar, finished his primary education recently has been working with Uncle Charo the Happy House carpenter while he waits to start secondary school. In the time that he has been with U...
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Keeping the taps running

Servicing equipment regularly and doing any repairs necessary is vital to the smooth running of any home.  And that's exactly what we do at Happy House where our family is much larger than most! ...
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We can't always win

Learning to lose graciously is one of the toughest lessons of childhood. With our Happy House kids all supporting England in the Euro final, there were some long faces at assembly yesterday. But Mama ...
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Healthy crops

In this video we join Steve in the children's garden at Happy House. He is giving us an update on the pumpkin seeds they sowed.  The kids love the pumpkin soup and they are doing their best to gr...
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Good luck, England

The family at the Happy House are getting behind the England team for today's Euros final clash with Italy at Wembley.  We have wonderful friends and sponsors in both countries but the kids gravi...
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Clean sweep

With the little ones given a homework assignment to make brooms from natural materials, they needed a helping hand.  So the children were split into small groups with one of the lder kids at Happ...
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Oscar in the kitchen

Oscar is learning a lot while waiting to start secondary school in July.  He recently finished his primary education, and while he waits for the time to come so that he can join secondary school,...
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A lesson with Jacinta

Meet Jacinta who is taking a lesson with some of her young brothers and sisters at Happy house.  Very soon they are going to take their end of term exams which they are all looking forward to. Sh...
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Confident Diana

Our children at Happy house are encouraged to speak up for themselves. This helps to build confidence which will always be with them as they steer their way through life. Here Diana talks to the other...
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Polished performance

Friends Erick and Brian were busy on Saturday morning, getting school shoes polished up ready for Monday. The children like to help with chores around the Happy House and it was their turn to be the s...
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Room captain Brian

t Happy House each bedroom is shared by a small group of children.  And one of them takes on the responsibility of being room captain.  In this video Brian talks about what it means to ...
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Mama brings us up to date

Mama Sue has been so busy that she has hardly appeared on the Happy House blog lately. So today we are putting that right as she brings you up to date with things happening in the family, She's joined...
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Brothers bonded by love not blood

The children who live in our care at Happy House are all one family, bonded by love.  They make friendships that will last through life and really care about each.  Saidi and Dulla are best ...
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Little growers

Even the smallest members of our family like to get involved in the garden. And seeds sent by a wellwisher ensure they can watch their plants develop from seed to fully grown, so they are learning a l...
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Busy week for Mama

It's been a busy week for Mama Sue.  True to her word, she's been talking to individual children about their most recent examination results both to mentor and inspire them.  Mama, who is se...
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John: Thank you Mama

John came to Happy House from a rescue centre in Mombasa in 2016, along with his younger sister Diana, and brother, Daudi. He had not been in school and was unable to read.  But being at Happy Ho...
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