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The Prime Minister sends her encourgement

9th October 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

It was wonderful last week to hear from the UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May as she wrote to Home Leone to connect us within the British government and civil service. This is so encouraging as we get support from government figures in Sierra Leone, all recognising that the Home Leone slum solution is on to something.

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World Habitat Day

4th October 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Apparently this week hosted World Habitat Day.  As I think around the different habitats people live in it is truly shocking that so many live in places like this and with relatively small resources could live in places like the homes we are building (below). Its perhaps time to switch resources to housing as all the education, jobs, healthcare, water…

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United Nations Visits Home Leone

21st September 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Yesterday we were honoured by a visit from United Nations leaders who are seeking to help Sierra Leone in a range of ways.  They have 14 agencies in the country and, at short notice they paid us a visit. Lyndon did a great job showing them round and sharing our vision, plans and how far we have come with small…

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My story on BBC 3 Counties Radio

20th September 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Last week I did an interview with BBC 3 counties radio.  If you would like to hear Nigel explain the Home Leone vision then just click on the link www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05cpcyn#t=02h09m00s#play

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Sharing the vision with the International Community

13th September 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

The leader of the Sierra Leonean Disaster response group asked Nigel to share the Home Leone vision with the International community.  Since a mudslide engulfed many homes on 14 August, killing probably over 1,000 people, the leaders of the major NGO’s, embassies and response leaders have met every day at 9am to discuss response progress. The opportunity to present a…

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Delivering Personal help to slum families

8th September 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

The Sierra Leone mudslide is truly awful and hearing stories first hand this week makes you almost cry. Yet the tragedy of Sierra Leone slums go on.  As Home Leone is focused on a long term low cost housing and community development solution, we decided to take help to those we are working with in the flooded slums of Freetown….

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