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Team visit makes such a difference

2nd November 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

We have had a wonderful team join us for a week in Sierra Leone.  They helped in Electrics, mechanics, planting, painting and building and we are truly grateful.  One participant wrote in his feedback that the time with us had completely changed his life and he is considering coming for a longer time. Thank you to each one who came….

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Princes Foundation invest in Home Leone

29th October 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We have just received funding from the Prince of Wales’s Princes Foundation to bring a new eco-friendly technology to Sierra Leone.  A group in Kenya have pioneered a community cooker which takes waste and burns at a very high temperature providing heat which was fed to a cooker. We are going to take the technology and turn the heat in…

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BuildAid Gives $45,000 to start the school

28th October 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

What an encouraging day.  Ole Stenbakk of BuildAid in Sweden has been with us in Destiny Village for a few days.  We have been talking for a while but when he came and saw first hand what we are doing, he and his trustees agreed to build the first 4 classrooms. We had laid out the are in the first…

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The Prime Minister sends her encourgement

9th October 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

It was wonderful last week to hear from the UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May as she wrote to Home Leone to connect us within the British government and civil service. This is so encouraging as we get support from government figures in Sierra Leone, all recognising that the Home Leone slum solution is on to something.

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World Habitat Day

4th October 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Apparently this week hosted World Habitat Day.  As I think around the different habitats people live in it is truly shocking that so many live in places like this and with relatively small resources could live in places like the homes we are building (below). Its perhaps time to switch resources to housing as all the education, jobs, healthcare, water…

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United Nations Visits Home Leone

21st September 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Yesterday we were honoured by a visit from United Nations leaders who are seeking to help Sierra Leone in a range of ways.  They have 14 agencies in the country and, at short notice they paid us a visit. Lyndon did a great job showing them round and sharing our vision, plans and how far we have come with small…

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