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Lunch is served

Auntie Velma was busy helping to serve lunch to the Happy House family at Papa's surprise birthday party.  They had cooked up such a lot of delicious food that there was plenty for everyone and i...
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Feast for a king!

Our aunties and children were up early at Happy House to prepare a feast fit for a king for Papa Dave's birthday.  There were all kinds of tasty treats on offer including pilau with beef or chick...
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Icing on the cake

The Happy House girls were joined by Auntie Brenda and Janet as they put the icing on the cakes for Papa Dave's birthday party.  Here Janet tells us what's in the mix!

Operation decoration

The Happy House kids were super-excited as they prepared to spring a surprise party on their Superpapa! They were all up early getting ready for his birthday celebration and decorated the banda with t...
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Surprise, surprise!

It's a tall order to ask 50 children to keep a secret, but that's what we did at Happy House and not one of them spilled the beans.  Our children and staff were determined to make Papa Dave's bir...
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Working together

Working together makes home studies much more fun. In this video Piscilla is in our home study room sitting alomgside her younger Happy House "sister" Charity.  They are doing some Christian Reli...
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Happy birthday Papa Dave

Today, we wish our wonderful Papa Dave a very happy birthday. It will be his first without Mama Sue at his side and we all know know how very much he misses the woman who was his soulmate for half a c...
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Back at last!

It's been a long time since our friends Brenda and Red Groves left Watamu back to the UK just as the pandemic was beginning.  They have been longing to travel back as Watamu is like a second home...
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Flying the flag

Our Happy House Kenya Certificate of Primary Education exam candidates ahve really done us proud.  They passed with good results giving us a mean score of 340. The ranking for the zone is yet to ...
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Keeping our school looking nice

Oscar and some of his Happy House friends have been spending their holidays back at school. They have been working with Uncle Abraham to help sand and revarnish the school furniture ready for the new ...
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Servicing our cameras

Last time we met our computer teacher, Mr Chris, he was busy watering the grass at schjool while it is closed for the holidays. Today he is working at the Happy House home servicing the security camer...
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Tomato times

Uncle Julius, one of our Happy House ground staff, has been working hard in the greenhouse ready to transplant tomatoes.  He has been preparing the seedbed so that it will be ready for a new crop...
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Making more room to play

By removing some trees the Happy House kids will have a bit of extra land to play on.  Papa Dave agreed when they asked if it was possible to expand their sports field at home.  The trees th...
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Keeping busy

Computer teacher, Mr Chris, has been keeping busy during the Happy House School holidays.  One of the tasks he has taken on is to water the grass at school so that would not wither and die in the...
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Anxious times

Florence is one of our Happy House youngsters eagerly awaiting the results of her Kenya Certificte of Primary Education.  A bright and attentive student, Florence is hoping she will have done wel...
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Cultral study

Happy House kid Morphin is reading a book about one of his nation's best known ethnic groups, the Maasai.  The Maasia people's distinctive and colourful dress and customs are known across the wor...
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Collecting wood

Give our Happy Huse kids a job today and they'll do it properly.  When they were asked to search around the compound for bits of wood, the younger ones joined forces and sought out every bit they...
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Keeping up appearances

Keeping on top of maintenance work is vital at the Happy House. With so many children living in our family everything gets a great deal of wear and tear, but the elements - strong sun, salt in the air...
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Lessons at home

While school is out, John has been learning new skills at home. And his teachers have been two of our Happy House ground staff, Uncle Abraham and Uncle Alfred.  They have been teaching John how t...
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