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The President of Sierra Leone Visits Home Leone

16th January 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Today was an unusual and extraordinary day.  The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma came to see what is happening at Destiny Village. The mudslide disaster last August has been taken seriously by the Sierra Leone Government, as they seek ways to address the dangers of slum living and make preparations for possible future challenges. We…

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Corporate team Arup build steps in a slum

27th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Leading Engineering Consultancy Arup, have sent a team to work with Home Leone this week.  They are helping in a range of ways, particularly with the village topography, soils and drainage plans. It is just wonderful having their support a part of their CSR and team development.  Yesterday they visited one of the slums to gain insight as to what…

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Birmingham Sierra Leonean’s serve their nation in Luton

18th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

An amazing group of Birmingham based Sierra Leonans learned of Home Leone’s vision to transform the lives of the vulnerable and slum dwellers in their nation of birth. They travelled to Luton to help us load a 40ft container of tools, supplies and equipment heading for the new Destiny Village. They even brought 15 bags of clothing to support those…

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Healthcare on the move

11th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

It was great to welcome our friends from the AHS hospital in Waterloo, as we discuss the start of healthcare facilities in Destiny village.  They will bring the expertise as we look to deliver the primary care to an impoverished people group and the wider community. We talked about what key facilities we provide and what can be referred.  How…

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Water system support

5th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

One key element of Home Leone’s strategy is to deliver clean water for the 2,000 people the village will house.  This has largely been enabled by the Meal a Day Trust and this week, we were delighted to welcome Phil and Kate Lawrence, their trustees, to see the work so far. We refurbished an old British water pumping station (that…

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Princes Foundation invest in Home Leone

29th October 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We have just received funding from the Prince of Wales’s Princes Foundation to bring a new eco-friendly technology to Sierra Leone.  A group in Kenya have pioneered a community cooker which takes waste and burns at a very high temperature providing heat which was fed to a cooker. We are going to take the technology and turn the heat in…

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