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The school is underway

10th September 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Thanks so much to Sue Hookway who had a breakfast and raised over £445 this week for Home Leone.  Maybe you could help us by doing a run, or event as your financial support makes such a difference. In particular Sue raised the funds as we start to establish Destiny Grace School in the coming months.  Lauren is moving from…

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Extraordinary Night!

9th September 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Last Night was extraordinary. The Shanta Foundation, with the help of One Kind Act,  held a fund raising event for Home Leone at the Post Office museum in London.  Hosted by actor, Ricky Norwood, I was able to share our vision and journey.  I talked about what we are building in our lives and how that translates to enabling some…

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The Chickens are Producing

8th September 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Today is a landmark day when the first 12 eggs were laid!  We are now in production.  We are grateful to those who partnered with us on this journey.   The previous owner of the farm we bought is attempting to steal it back leaving us with a major challenge.  The legal system there will not allow us to use…

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Visit of The British High Commissioner and DFID

21st July 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

We were honoured to have Guy Warrington, the British High Commissioner and Angela Spilsbury from DFID visit our village.  It was most insightful as we were able to share our vision and hear their perspectives on a range of issues in the country.  

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Meeting the Mayor of Freetown

26th June 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

What a joy it was as Bob and I met up with Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, who has recently taken office as the new Mayor of Freetown.  What an inspiring lady with a passion for God and a passion to mobilise Freetown and address the many poverty challenges faced by so many people. It was great to see her vision.  Ironically her…

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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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