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Ready for the next step

Mwende is working towards the next step in her education - secondary school. She and her classmates in Year 8 at Happy House School are preparing for their Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Exami...
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Thankful for all we have

Arts, crafts and music have a more of a place in the new competency based curriculum introduced in Kenya primary schools than they did before.  And we at Happy House are well placed to deliver it...
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New head girl

Happy House kid Priscilla has been chosen as new head girl of our school. Priscilla swept to victory in a school election and is delighted to take on the important role. She understands it's a democra...
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Compost heap in progress

One of the Happy House gardening team Uncle Telvin is busy creating a compost heap. Using waste from our kitchen and garden he hopes to be able to make manure which will feed the crops we gr...
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Beadwork

Beadwork is a traditional skill in Kenya, now being taught in school arts and crafts on the new curriculum.  Here Mr Reuben is taking a class at HappY House School where the children are making i...
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Feeding curious minds

Having a well equipped computer suite ensures that, at Happy House, we can feed our children's curious minds. When they want to know more about a specific subject they are not limited to the many book...
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Agriculture class

Agriculture and horticulture are key skills to families in Kenya. Most people will want to grow what food they can t feed their families - whether they have a plot of land or share a communal spot. In...
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Helping each other

What do good friends do? They help each other.  Diana and Husna live at Happy House and are as close as can be . Diana is delighted to be able to help Husna to improve with her maths.  In re...
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Saidi makes a spoon

Happy House kid Saidi has lots of talents.  He's good at art and turning out to be good at crafts too. As a school assignment the children were tasked with making a spoon from wood and Saidi is h...
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Aunty Elina settling in

Our Happy House social worker, Auntie Elina, joined our team in August. In the last couple of months she's been settling in, getting to know our children and her the people on our team. It's good to h...
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Santa's helper

Our wonderful friend DawnHeather White has turned Santa's Christmas helper.  Auntie Dawn, who arrived in Watamu two weeks ago, brought an extra bag of lovely new clothes for our Happy House ...
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Learning to cook

The new Kenya curriculum for primary school has many more pratical activities and this includes home science skills.  Home science teacher at Happy House School, Madam Lucy,  is here wi...
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Skipping at school

Learning skipping skills is one of the activities Grade Four children at Happy House School have been enjoying.  In this video we join Mr Dan who is taking a PE class.  He has two pupils wit...
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Gifts from France

We were very grateful to receive some lovely items of clothing for our kids from two generous visitors to Watamu from France. They called in to see Happy House and were greeted and shown around by Pap...
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Numbers figured!

Early numberwork should be interesting and fun. At Happy House School, teacher Madam Brenda is here with Pre-Primary Class 1, where they are making numbers from modelling clay. This activity helps the...
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Songs for Sunday

A few songs from our Happy House family to brighten up your Sunday.  Our children love to sing and hope you'll join in with those you know.

Talented young Saidi

Happy House kid Saidi is developing into a talented you artist.  He's been working hard on school assignment which will count towards his exam results and really wants to do well. Here he tells u...
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Meet our new gardener

We have a new gardener at Happy House.  He joined our staff a couple of weeks ago and here, Uncle Tevin, is introduced by Happy House kid, Morphin.  Morphin enjoys helping in the garden and ...
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Looking for festive songs

Musyoka and a group of Happy House kids are busy researching the internet for new festive songs. They are looking forward to Christmas and thought it would be nice to learn some new songs to add to th...
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A treat from Uncle Red

Good friends Red Groves and his wife, Brenda, are in the sponsor families of several children at Happy House. And for Emmanwul's birthday they sent a donation to bu a treat , which he could choos...
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