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Musyoka: "Always a Happy House kid"

Once a Happy House kid, always a Happy House kid. Every child who passes through our doors knows when Mama Sue tells them that, she means it . For some of the youngsters who we have, when circumstance...
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Priscilla: "I would like to be a lawyer"

Priscilla had lived in hardship, with little family love, when as a six year old she was brought into care.  At Happy House she discovered what a real childhood should be like without worry, free...
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Rukia: "I am so grateful for Happy House"

Rukia, 16, has blossomed from a shy child into a confident young woman since joining our family at the Happy House shortly after we opened in 2010.  She had been living with her impoverished gran...
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Birthday trio

Three of our Happy house kids are are celebrating birthdays.  Lucky is just turning 10, Brian is now 11 and Priscilla is 14. They are much loved members of our family and love their Mama Sue as m...
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A game of netball

Netball is a popular game with our students at Happy House School. This video is presented by Happy House kid, Jacinta, who has just finished her class eight primary and has moved on to secondary educ...
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Computers are key

Computers are key to the education we offer at Happy House School.  They enhance our teaching and by giving children, from the youngest age group upwards, a thorough grounding in IT we are helpin...
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A happy place to be

A newcomer to Happy House School is Emily.  She is loving being in her new school where education is delivered in an inspirational and happy way.

Happy House baby class

Starting school is such a huge milestone in a child's life and Happy House our little ones settle in in no time.  Caring teachers and a busy environment. with lots of play focused activities, ens...
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Learning about water

Water is one of our planet's most precious resources and in Kenya, as in the whole of Africa, it is never wasted.  Here, we join our Pre Primary Class 1 at Happy House School and their teacher, M...
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Making the grade

Grade 3 Primary at Happy House School are enjoying getting ready for their next exams. In this video, teacher Madam Esther explains how they are now focusing on the upcoming exams - a regular feature ...
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Time for learning

Time is the subject of a lesson at Happy House School with maths teacher, Madam Mercy.  Grade 1 Primary students are learning about time using resources available in their text books but also wit...
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Exam preparation at Happy House

A teacher in Happy House School, Mr Dan, is featured in this video telling how he and other teachers are meeting with Grade 6 students to help ensure they are prepared for exams in two weeks time.&nbs...
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Song of praise

Some of our Happy House School primary children sang a wonderful song of praise at the annual Celebration of Life.  They sing with great enthusiasm and energy, perfect for the occasion.

What is a mother?

A true mother is not always the woman who gave birth to a child but the woman who has nurtured a child and been its guiding light.  This was the view expressed by teacher Mr Ongwete at the annual...
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Happy House Papa had "the best mother"

Our Happy House Papa knows just what it's like to grow up, like our family of children, with lots of brothers and sisters.  He was one of 11 children raised in poverty in Yorkshire, His father, w...
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A song to celebrate

Meet Nasri and Janet who are giving us a song at the Happy House Celebration of Life.  They schooled together at Happy House, they are working together in our school and today they are singing to...
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Endings and new beginnings

As one life ends, another begins. That is the Circle of Life. And as our family at Happy House held its annual Celebration of Life, which honours the lives of those loved ones lost, two birthdays illu...
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A Celebration of Life

An annual celebration of life is held every May at the Happy House to coincide with the anniversary of the death of the most influential man in Mama Sue's life - her father.  It was the death of ...
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Birthday bonanza

There was a birthday bonanza at Happy House with six children celebrating their special day in one week. There were gifts for each of the children - Elizabeth, who was five, Daudi 11, Saidi, 10, Husna...
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Help guaranteed

Anyone who follows our daily blog from Happy House will know how much our children like helping out.  They like to keep their lovely home as need as a new pin. As they were on school holiday...
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