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Minister of Planning and Economic Development Visits

7th February 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Minister Francis Kaikai, Minister of Planing and Economic Development and his Deputy, Dr Robert Chekandra visited today. They visited the livelihood development programs, met with some of our residents as they laid the foundations on Villa 8 and much more. At the school the children sang a welcome song and they were moved to hear of the progress and especially…

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Ways people and companies help

22nd January 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

A good example of how companies get behind us is safestore in Southampton (https://www.safestore.co.uk/storage/southampton/ ). They have given us free space for a year to store things ready for shipment to Sierra Leone, such as the paint from Colour supplies in Hemel Hempsted (https://www.coloursupplies.shop/ ) Building procurement is something we want to grow and is a real way of serving…

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Amazing opportunity for an accountant

10th January 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Santa may have completed his year end routines but we haven’t! We have had a wonderful lady, Lil from Birmingham help us move to another level with our accounting. Sadly she is leaving at the end of the month and we still need great financial information. If you know anyone interested in a career break or retiring early who would…

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Helping Partners Help

9th January 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

One of the joys is help friends and partners help others. For the last few years we have helped at a children’s home where nearly 80 children live in very cramped space with awful facilities. One of our wonderful partners, BuildAid from Norway, (who helped us build Destiny Grace Academy), decided to help with much needed toilets and some restoration….

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The Duchess and One Kind Act

23rd December 2019 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

On Saturday we were honoured so meet Sarah, Duchess of York, as she inspired 500 guests at a fundraiser for the amazing Charity “One Kind Act” (OKA). OKA have previously supported Home Leone, funding 8 homes that have enabled families to move from slums to a new life in Destiny Village. On this occasion we were one of their beneficial…

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Jacobs Engineering deliver wonderful help

6th November 2019 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Jacobs engineering company www.jacobs.com sent a team from across the UK to work with us in Sierra Leone. What a great group who it was a delight to host. The trip impacted in 3 ways. At an individual level, the participants developed their journey of self-discovery as they lived in Destiny Village, visited slums, disabled communities and more. As a…

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