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Nigel awarded an MBE in the Queens Jubilee Honours List

2nd June 2022 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

It gives us great pleasure to let you know that our founder Nigel Hyde has been awarded an MBE in the Queens Birthday Honours List. CONGRATULATIONS NIGEL! Nigel will now become a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) Nigel’s citation is as follows – Founder, Mission Direct, Founder and Chief Executive, Home Leone, Sierra Leone For services…

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Amazing Building completed

16th November 2021 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We have been partnering with St Clements secondary school (about 2 miles from Destiny) where we have built a huge learning centre. This is an amazing building. After bringing employment to the area, it will now house learning for hundreds of children in the days to come. This will be opened on 27 November 2021 so good time to celebrate…

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Education – So vital in developing a village

24th April 2021 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

The unimaginable joy of around 180 children learning in Destiny Grace Academy goes to the heart. As the children skip to school with such joy and in such contrast to the education they would have got living in slums. The picture is the inside of the first of 4 secondary school (JSS) classrooms that are now built. As we look…

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A Fire points to a deeper problem

23rd April 2021 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Today brought moments of sadness and hope. We visited Susan’s bay where just a few weeks ago fire destroyed the homes of 1,597 families. Isatu, pictured with her baby, Aminata, shared with us her hopes and challenges. The rains have already come and so few have shelter. tarpaulins and make shift shelters point to the deep suffering and almost despair…

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20th April 2021 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

In wrote this for the church blog – thought I would share it I made a discovery – I feel my thinking, not my circumstances. If we sit on a roof together, you may think, “What a great view”. I may think, “I’m going to fall off”. Who is right? The circumstance is the same, but we simply have our…

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Inspired by a first look

19th April 2021 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

As I wondered round Destiny Village I felt inspired. The 4 new school classrooms and 4 new homes I had not seen caused me to realise again this opportunity to see lives transformed. The children that will walk the classrooms will have an excellent education and who knows, one could one day be President. The work that many had put…

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