We are officially a 501(c)(3) organization !!

We have some very exciting news to share with you! Over a year and a half ago, we embarked on the journey of becoming a 501(c)(3) organization as a public charity. We are SO happy to announce that we have been approved!   Having this important status presents Happy Kids with new, exciting opportunities. Not […]

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2019 Junior High School Graduation

Congratulations to our 2019 Junior High School Graduates! This year was our first official JHS Graduation Ceremony! Our management team worked very hard to put on an amazing celebration. The graduates were beaming with pride as they were acknowledged in front of their families and peers for all of their accomplishments. We began our ceremony […]

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Memento Mori $50,000 charity contest!

Our friends at Memento Mori Winery: Hayes Drumwright, Susana Drumwright, Adam Craun, and Adriel Lares held a generous photo challenge where they gave away $50,000 to the charity that best represented their motto, Remember to Live. We are thrilled to announce that Happy Kids Foundation won!! Memento Mori’s generous donation will fund an entire school […]

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Transition Home in Accra!

We are happy to announce that we got the keys to our first transition home in Accra! 🏠 Many of the secondary schools and jobs are located in the busy capital, over 3 hours away from our small village of Wegbe. Over the past few years, we have struggled to find a way to provide housing […]

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“We Are One – One Love”

Happy Kids keeps 200 children educated, 50+ children protected and 30 local staff employed in rural Ghana because of a collective, consistent effort. Our kids are growing up, and so are we. Our family is growing too. Steven Kent + Nancy Castro, you’ve opened your hearts to a mission that is worlds away and joined […]

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Career Talk for our Junior High Students!

As our children get older, we are faced with new challenges – including introducing them to the real world after graduation. Happy Kids helped organize a career talk forum for Junior High Students from three local schools to help them on their path as they begin to consider their future. Our guests included a local […]

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Launching the First Girls Soccer League

We’re thrilled the announce that we’re planning to launch the first girls soccer league in Ghana. In 2014, Happy Kids and Della partnered to launch the Volta Charity Soccer League. VCL addressed a critical issue for vulnerable and orphaned children, in that most are not able to access or participate in organised sports. VCL created […]

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The Sponsorship Program

With the launch of the Sponsorship Program, individuals can sign onto sponsor individual children and support them to build the foundations for a better life. We’re thrilled to finally be able to launch the sponsorship program and introduce our wonderfully talented, wacky, brilliant Happy Kids. On the Sponsorship Page, you will find profiles for every one […]

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Welcome to the new Happy Kids website!

We are thrilled to launch our new website, which we hope is a space that can be informative, engaging and provide updates to the supporters that make our work possible. For the last year and a half, we have been dreaming of a new website that would showcase not only the work that we do […]

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2014: The Happy Kids Year in Review

In 2014 we focused on growing our projects, improving nutrition and education, and ensuring that our kids feel more loved and empowered. Infrastructure In the last year, we completed construction on a modern kitchen and an additional bedroom for our oldest boys. This extra space drastically improved the safety and hygienic conditions for the kids. In August, […]

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