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Birmingham Salone community comes to Southampton

25th June 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

I was talking to Sam Fofannah, Chair of the Birmingham Sierra Leone Society.  Southampton University offered us quality furniture and parts as they refurbish their buildings and we needed to get it to a container that some wonderful neighbours have agreed to locate at their farm near where we live. In 5 days Sam mobilised 15 members of the society. …

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Southampton Solent University -Please can you help?

18th June 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Next Saturday, 23 June, Southampton Solent University are kindly giving us 10 classrooms of furniture to ship to Sierra Leone.  We are getting a container to a farm near my home in Bishops Waltham, near Southampton. This is just so kind and the quality of equipment will help fit out the new school that BuildAid And CRY are currently helping…

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New Vice President visits Destiny Village

7th June 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

On Monday I visited the Vice Presidents office and he gave us an hour of his time to learn about Home Leone.  He then agreed to visit the village and yesterday, he with the 2 leading TV stations in Sierra Leone came and walked round our 25 acre village. Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh explained how our project is “in line with…

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24th May 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Hi there Just to say we are working on our GDPR documentation and will be in touch with those who receive our monthly newsletter shortly.  

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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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