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Swahili class for Peter

Our Happy House visitor, Peter Reid, has been to Kenya many times and has picked up a few words of the common language, Swahili.  But on this trip he's getting serious. Peter, Uncle Peter to our ...
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Rehearsing for church

When you are ging to siging in church it's good to be word perfect. Our Happy House kids enjoy going to church and in hi video Saidi tells us that they are rehearsing a song they have been asked to si...
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Learning about waste management

Pupils at Happy House School are learning about the importance of waste management and the cost of waste on their environment.  Here a team is with teacher Madam Loreen taking part in a practical...
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Singing in the sun

Our Happy House kids want to bring all our friends in Europe, now shivering in the cold, the warmth of Kenya.  So they have adapted the words of an al all time musical hit to ensure your hearts a...
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Cultural activities

Learning about the cutural customs of the many and varied communities in Kenya is now on the school curriculum.   we join teacher, Madam Naomi and some of the Grade 5 children from Happy Hou...
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Hat's done

A couple of days ago we showed you some of our children carrting out an assignment to make hats from plaited palm.  Today, we are delighted to be able to show you Erick's completed hat, and Tumai...
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Revising for exams

With end of term coming up for our children at Happy House School, our children have been revising in their spare time. In this video, presented by Lucky, they take a break from their work to sing a s...
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Crafty work

The new, much more practically based, curriculum ensures that children in Kenya are kept busy and learn traditional skills. In this video, they are making hats from plaited palm. It's something we do ...
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Peter's new hair day!

In Thursday's Happy House video you may have notice that Peter Reid is sporting a rather snazzy hairstyle. He's been given a new look since he arrived to visit to our family, thanks to some of our gir...
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Thank you

Many, many, thanks to visitors Frederick and Xavier who have donated clothing to Happy House.  We are very grateful to them, as Saidi says, for taking so many items along for our family.

Welcome Peter

With UK travellers few and far between because of the pandemic, the Happy House family is thrilled to welcome back and old friend, Peter Reid. Peter, from Lytham, who has visited many times before wit...
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Parcel dilemma

With parcels arriving for Christmas we have something of a dilemma at Happy House. It's the cost of retreiving them from the Post Office.  Papa explains in this video how one recent parcel with c...
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To bring you sunshine

Edward and the Happy House kids don't know what it's like to be really cold. Living in such a hot climate the only time they wear jumpers is when rain makes the temperature drop to something like a ho...
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Christmas toppers

Counting the days until Christmas, Saidi and his friends are getting ready for the festive season. Excited by the season they are busy making Christma hats. Here they are preparing palm leaves ready t...
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Sew far sew good

Happy House kid Brian has been learning some very useful new skills.  He's being taught to do simple repairs to clothing by our seamstress, Auntie Constance.  She has also taught him how to ...
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The animal dance

With the excitement building towards Christmas, the kids at Happy House are doing just what their Mama Sie would have wanted - planning ahead! Mama always made Christmas a very special time for our ch...
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Learning about light

Today we join Grade 4 at Happy House School as they learn about light. They are carrying out a practical experiment to discover whether light travels in a straight line.

Growing interest

Gardening is one of Musyoka's favourite pastimes. When he's not in school he likes to help the Happy House gardeners with raising food crops . Growing our own food at Happy House is really important a...
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Happy helper

Priscilla is a very happy helper. As you know our Happy House kids are always willing to assist with chores around the house.  During a short school break, Priscilla chose to help in laundry beca...
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A good place to be

Teacher Madam Lucy is glad to be working at Happy House School. Not only does she have happy, wel behaved chiildren to teach, she also has the best resources possible at her fingertips. Our founder Ma...
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