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Swansea University bring more technology to Destiny Village

3rd June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Last year Swansea University helped pioneer a waste to power community cooker in the village.  Freetown City Council want them across the city.  In the last couple of weeks, Engineering Masters students have been developing a timber seasoning plant and looking at a system to turn chicken poo in to fertiliser.   One student is also helping analyse Human Resource policy…

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Home Leone Governance

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

Please pray for our trustees as we meet today.  I have produced a range of papers as we look at strategic and governance issues and hear of the change to peoples lives and the operational developments. As I reflect this morning, we have just done our annual accounts and God’s provision is truly wonderful.  When people ask who is funding…

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More Potential residents start a test month at Destiny Village

17th May 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

This summer, the next 42 houses are available for new residents to move in to.  It is particularly poignant as it will be just be in time for them not to have to be flooded out again in the rains. We have quite a process to find people who want to relocate.  At present we have about 25 working with…

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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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