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130 homes lost and 3,000 affected by fire

8th April 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Our staff have been to Susans Bay, following the fire.  This is an extract from Rachel’s report It is said that the fire was started by faulty electrical cable but after meeting with people, it seems it was probably a deliberate fire by someone in the community. The damage is vast and there are many injured, some in critical conditions….

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Another horrific fire in Freetown leaves more homeless

5th April 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Yesterday, fire visited Susan’s Bay slum, as it did Fort Street before Christmas and again hundreds of the worlds poorest are rendered homeless.  We understand that 3 children are missing, thought to have perished in the fire.   The need for Home Leone’s slum solution is brought again in to sharp focus as the vulnerable live on the edge of…

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The first warehouse is ready

24th February 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

There are 3 containers now in Freetown port.  One has been there 5 weeks and we continue with the administrative and financial challenge of getting them out.  We are now ready for the contents of Stopsley High School as the first warehouse and 4 shops are now ready.  There is still some finishing with paint etc but they are ready…

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Daily exercise

9th February 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

There is such a wonderful atmosphere amongst our workers in Destiny Village.  we are currently building the first 4 shop units and a small workshop/warehouse to store all the wonderful school parts and equipment coming form Stopsley High school in Luton. At the start of the day the staff usually do some exercises together and may also have some devotional…

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Thanks to those who helped send schools to Africa

13th January 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

What a couple of weeks.  Thank you so much to the 80 or so people who helped dismantle 2 schools and pack containers of school supplies to send to Sierra Leone. We had our challenges.  The 40ft container proved too heavy to lift so after taking out about 6 tonnes of supplies and loading to an additional 20ft container, it…

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BBC tell of Home Leone new school project

1st January 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

The BBC news came to see us as we dismantle Stopsley and Silsoe schools in Bedfordshire to send equipment to Sierra Leone.

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