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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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Old schools to new schools

28th December 2016 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Two local schools, Silsoe Lower and Stopsley High School, are moving to new premises in the new year.  Home Leone has been given permission to strip the old schools and send doors, toilets, electrics, plumbing and consumables in containers. This will help the Education of those moving to Destiny village and who are currently living in Sierra Leone’s horrendous slums….

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Burned out homes

2nd December 2016 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

I have just visited where so many people have lost their homes in a fire,  The density of the tin body houses is remarkable and the reason so many are left homeless.  Prince told me how he slept on the street for the night and they simply don’t know what to do. The Government representatives had been to listen to…

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Major Fire in Freetown Slums

2nd December 2016 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Last night a horrific fire wiped out 1,000 family “homes” in the slums of Freetown.  The devastation is truly shocking.  It brings into sharp focus what we have been doing with a long term plan to enable such people to exit the dangers of such dreadful habitation. Do Pray with us for the country and community leaders, as they determine…

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Home Leone Meets the Vice President

29th November 2016 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Rachel, Bob (one of our trustees) and I met with Sierra Leone’s Vice President and Head of the Office for National Security to discuss urban regeneration and our first pilot village currently under construction. It was such an encouraging time to meet someone with a heart for the poorest in his nation.  He expressed his thanks to us, and all…

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