As is so often the case, the story that led to them joining our family has, on further investigation, turned out to be far from the way it was first told.
That Kahonzi, Randu,Pili and Beja needed shelter from a storm is in no doubt, and they are flourishing in the safe haven of Happy House.
Their elder brother, who has severe learning difficulties and was also in need surgery, was placed in another children's home equipped to care for his needs in Mombasa.
For the dad, defeated by circumstances, visiting his four little ones is the highlight of his week,
He is also anxious and worried about his eldest and Uncle Billy has helped to arrange for him to visit him at the home in Mombasa.