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Minister of Defence visits Destiny Village

7th May 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

What a joy to receive Sierra Leone’s Minister of Defence as he and many senior Army and Police leaders came to see our work.  The country faces some challenges with having enough suitable accommodation for the soldiers and their families.  The Minister had been to a number of countries to see who had some solutions for how to improve the…

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Destiny’s Child

6th May 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

It was exciting to hold the first baby to be born to a resident of Destiny Village.  A baby boy they called him Destiny Jack Turay.  As talked with the family I realised this would be their first rainy season coming up where they no longer have to live in fear and face flooding in their home.  Also the educational…

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First Dentist in Destiny Village

4th May 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

World Hope provided our village with a wonderful Clinic in a Can.  This is a container with an outstanding consulting room housed inside. This week Home Leone hosted its first visiting dentist as Rebecca from York worked through the growing queues of people who had never visited a dentist in their life. With only 2 government dentists for 7 million…

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Ministers of Economic Planning Visit

1st May 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Yesterday the Minister and Deputy Minister and their team for Economic Planning visited Destiny Village.  This is significant as they are the authors with the President of the countries core strategy for development.  The walk around was limited by the rain but we spent 2 hours discussing the vision and hopes for Sierra Leone.  I also shared a copy of…

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Volunteering with Home Leone

26th March 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Jacques and Nicola Van der Westhuizen from Harpenden spent 6 months helping in us take some key steps forward. Dr Nicola focused on our healthcare strategy and selection process, while Jacques brought his construction knowledge and expertise to bear. Their work has left us with a significant legacy. When they left, we had a party and a football match (wearing…

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Water of Life

22nd March 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

As part of our business plans that brings employment to the village we have set up a water bagging plant. Clean water is generally not available out of taps. Rather than expensive plastic bottles there is a large market in bags of water. We have connected the factory to our water supply and started production and sales. It also starts…

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