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Growing okra

Okra is a tasty vegetable which grows easily in Kenya. At Happy House School, Morphin aand his class have been assigned ta project of growing okra.  They will learn a lot from the challange and a...
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Sewing on Saturday

After working hard a school all week, and once her homework is done, Jacinta enjoys doing something different at weekends. She has been learning how to use a sewing machine from our skilled seamstress...
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Exams after half term

This week began with exams . Returning to Happy House School after the half-term, pupils and teachers were positve and upbeat about the challenges of the remainder of the term as teacher Madam Rita te...
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Making memories

With few, if any, relatives our children at Happy House really value those in their sponsor families.  Their sponsors, through their emails, letters, photographs and card, open new windows on the...
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Dancing to the African beat

The culture of their continent, country and tribes matters to our children at Happy House.  It is something to celebrate and enjoy. At the weekend, Musyoka played the drums for some of the childr...
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I have learnt many new things says Charo

The effect of the pandemic and drop in tourism has meant that work is scarce in Watamu. Jobs are hard to find and those who are fortunate to be employed are the lucky ones . Charo, a time served joine...
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A birthday tune for their adored Mama

Saturday, Octocber 16, was a day of memories at Happy House.  Our family remembered, with so much love, our beloved Mama Sue.  It would of been her birthday and a party, but Papa Dave, under...
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My job means everything to me

Our much missed Mama Sue was instrumental in changing so many lives Her work carries on now, sadly without her, by with her memory as the driving force.  One young man who was helped by Mama is I...
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Our jobs are thanks to you

Those of you who support our charity make our work with needy children possible. But it is not just the children in the care of Happy House who benefit, it is also our staff.  Your support ensure...
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Being sisters

At Happy House our children are all one family.   They may not be blood relatives but they still look upon each other as brothers and sisters. So for our little girls its wonderful to have b...
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Getting ready for school

A group of our boys spent the last of their half-term from Happy House School helping in the joinery workshop.  After a full and busy week of activities, Saidi tells us they were with our joiner ...
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A trip to the beach

An outing to the beach is always an exciting time for our Happy House kids.  They have to set out early to make sure they get the best of the day - before the sun gets to its hottest.  Half-...
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Keeping order

Football fan, Khalid, has been busy making yellow and red cards for our Happy House soccer players.  He knows that the cards are used by th referees as a means to discipline players for misbehavi...
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Modelling in clay

Some of children chose this as one of their half-term activities, using natural materials from the garden to enhance their creations.  Edward introduces this video.

An active week off school

With a week of school for half term the youngsters at Happy House had planned all kinds of activities.  Together with the staff, they sorted out lots of things to keep them busy - some with an ed...
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Growth check

We regularly check the height and weight of children in our care at Happy House.  It's important to know they are growing as they should be - healthy and happy. Here our new social worker, Auntie...
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Enjoying half term

After a busy time with exams, half term has been a welcome break for the children.  It's time to relax and enjoy themselves.  Here Diana and some of her friends have chosen the quiet and coo...
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All aboard Aunty Betty's bus!

We at Happy House are blessed to have such devoted and generous friends. Betty Hatch, our Aunty Betty from Essex, is one of them. Betty discovered Happy House several years ago after her son Paul visi...
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Gaining new skills

Keeping busy and learning new skills is important to our children at Happy House.  Gaining skills that will help them through life is also fun, and the boys like working and learning from members...
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Breakfast with Mama Jiji

We are always very pleased to welcome visitors and it's lovely when, having been to Happy House once, they come back again. On Saturday, Mama Jiji, made a return visit. She had come to see us a weeks ...
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