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Destiny Community Church is 5 years old

24th April 2023 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

This weekend the church, planted in Destiny Village in 2018 celebrated its 5th birthday. It was a wonderful occasion as people came together to celebrate all God has done and the progress in so many peoples lives. With over 100 in the church, they meet in school classroom. The room is now bulging and the joy of the worship can…

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Building Affordable Homes with Others

13th April 2023 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Freetown needs to rehouse over 1 million people! Each low cost affordable house we build makes a sustainable and long term difference to one more family. We have been working with a Catholic Charity, called Don Bosco, who funded us building some “Dove” houses that we designed, on their land. This enabled those who used to live in slums come…

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Oral Health Improvements in Destiny

11th April 2023 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Have you ever had toothache. Just imagine what its like if there is no dentist to help you? We are excited to have dentist Rebecca from York, join us again in Destiny Village. She has worked in our clinic on a few previous occassion’s and extracted literally hundreds of decayed teeth. The health impact of her short visits is profound….

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Martha’s Vineyard

25th August 2022 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Last weekend I had the honour to visit Martha’s Vineyard, at a weekend celebrating US Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Barbara is one of the most senior people in the USA national congress and chairs some key committees, including that of overseas policy. Learning of her work to oppose injustice and fight for the disenfranchised, spurs me on in my goal to…

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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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