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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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Concern Worldwide provide generators and tents

14th February 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

We were delighted to welcome the leaders from Concern Worldwide to see Destiny Village.  They have helped us by giving some generators which at this stage of our development is such a vital piece of infrastructure. They also kindly donated tents that were left over after use in the mudslide disaster last year.  Some of these were put up by…

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Turley Team work with Home Leone

5th February 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

We were delighted to welcome the team from planning consultants Turley this week as they came to work alongside Home Leone.  As town planners they found doing village planning in Africa fascinating as it ticked so many if the things they have done in training. It was good to that Mission Direct (the charity I founded in 2004) also came…

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The President of Sierra Leone Visits Home Leone

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

Today was an unusual and extraordinary day.  The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma came to see what is happening at Destiny Village. The mudslide disaster last August has been taken seriously by the Sierra Leone Government, as they seek ways to address the dangers of slum living and make preparations for possible future challenges. We…

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