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By the book

Our Happy House kids will be going back to school next wekk so they are all bsuy getting ready for a brand new year. And that means new sets of text books for each child.  Our brilliant administr...
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Home from home

Those of our Happy House children who have been able to go to visit a parent or relative during the Christrmas holiday have now returned to our family. While their family members may not be in positio...
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Happy helpers

Helping with the household tasks around their home at Happy House is never regraded as a "chorew" by our kids. They like assisting our staff and learning new skills ... it's all a part of family life....
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Getting set for school

Our Happy House children ae coming towards the end of the longest school holiday of the year.  They are now getting geared up for the start of the 2024 academic year, new classes and exciting tim...
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Rejoicing in 2024

Happy House kid Abdulmalik is bright and breezy on New Year's Day and eager to share his good wishes for you in 2024.

Happy New Year

As 2024 dawns, the young people living in care of our Happy House are full of hopes and ambitions.  Our aim, the dream of our founder the late Mama Sue, is to give them a happy home, an excellent...
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Santa bonus

Happy House kids Chesco and Abdulmalik are having a great time playing a game together.  Santa brought Chesco a game of Connect Four and he is thrilled with it. A lot of our children are still on...
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Pele shirt raises £900

A Brazil football shirt signed by the legendary, Pele, sold for £900 at auction recently. It was donated to Happy House by one of own wonderful supporters, Terry Stock, who bought it a chari...
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Shopping for the family

When you have 60 children in your family the weekly grocery bill certainly costs a pretty penny!  That's why it's so amazingly helpful when visitors bring donations of groceries or go out to do s...
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Our Happy House family was saddened to say goodbye to our Italian volunteers Valeria and her daughter Alessia.  They have been a big help in the few weeks they have been with us and introduc...
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WIth many of the Happy House children staying with relatrives on home visits, those for whom that is not an option are havig fun at home. In this video Chesco is having a kicakabout with some of his f...
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Fantastico! That was the Happy House children's verdict on the pasta dish cooked up by Valeria and her daiughter, Alessia. Morphin presents our video.

Italian style

Our volunteers, who we introduced you to in an earlier blog, have been showing our family how to make a delicious tomato sauce - from an authentic Italiajn recipe. The delicious sauce made by Valeria ...
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An amazing gift

Some very good friends of our Happy House family have made Christnas wishes come true.  Our younger children now have a roundabout and a slide in their playground. Our friends donation covered th...
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Festive fare

After a fabulously fun and festive morning with a visit from Santa, games and entertainment, it was time for our Happy House family to gather for lunch.  Chicken pilau, always a favourite, and ic...
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Jingle bells joy

The bells jingled all the way to Happy House as Santa made an early start to his deliveries.  We held our Christmas celebration early and the man in the red suit was delighted to deliver a few da...
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Banana boys

All our children at Happy House enjoy bananas so it is in their interest to make sure our banana trees have all they need to flourish, flower and fruit!

First aid class

Our great friend Joanne Reidhas been sharing some of her professional skills with our family. Jo, from Lytham, Lancashire, is a nurse and she has been teaching our staff and children how to respond sh...
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Boys' choir

Our spirits are raised by the voices of children at Christmas time.  At Happy House, big "sister" Diana has been coaching the boys' choir ready for the festive celebration.  We get a sneak p...
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In fine voice

Husna and the Happy House girls are all ready for Christmas. They have all chosen the styles they wanted for their hair braids , a real treat as when it's back to school it will be back to more simple...
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