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The roofs arrive

6th May 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

This week the roofs arrived and windows started going in for the next 24 houses built in Destiny Village.  They also arrived for the first 4 classrooms of the school and garage and business units.  The rains are really start to increase, especially in July so it is great the buildings will be sealed and ready for this years deluge….

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Brick Making factory revisited

18th April 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

It is such a challenge to keep the bricks pouring off the presses.  The machine breakdowns, heat, management all bring challenges as we look to get up to over 4,000 blocks a day. In truth it has held up our building and also people want to come and buy the bricks. We are grateful Mazars accountants and the adventist hospital…

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Nigel’s 85 year old dad visits Freetown

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

Last year my mother died and dad has since lived with us.  He asked if he could come to Freetown to see what the work is I have been doing to develop Destiny Village to move people from slums.  He is also helping us on the printing side. Quite an adventure as he has never been to Africa and has…

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BuildAid lays a foundation stone for our School Admin block

17th March 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We were delighted to have Ingfrid Varpe of BuildAid, our wonderful Norwegian partners, lay the foundation stone to get the school administration building under way.  This vital infrastructure will enable us to get the school off in a great way as we seek to open the doors in September.  We are deeply grateful to them.  Also to Ole Stenbakk and…

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First movers come to Destiny Village

14th March 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

What an exciting day!  The first 24 family heads moved to take up residence in tents in the village to take up their jobs building in the village.  After settling in, Andrew (our camp manager) gave them orientation and I was able to welcome and inspire them for the opportunity they have grasped with both hands. For me this is…

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Home Leone’s sustainable housing

1st March 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Recently done a video with Joe about our work – have a look its only 2 mins!

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