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The tragedy unfurls

17th August 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

I have just received some statistics from the hospital in Freetown where the bodies are being collected. Victim patients: Male = 18, Female = 27, Death: Male = 111, Female = 98, Children = 122 Total death = 331( as of 16/08/2017) 5:00 p.m 108 dismembered body parts were buried on 15/08/2017                 60 unidentified is…

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The Mudslides

16th August 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

It is hard to imagine the depths of the tragedy unfolding in Sierra Leone.  As I listen to our staff of the first hand stories, the thousands homeless and hundreds dead it is just horrid. As you know, I believe God gave me a clear vision of a slum solution for Sierra Leone and we have worked hard towards that…

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9th August 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

After over 30 years of working in the tropics, Malaria visited me last week.  The Southampton hospital tropical medical staff were wonderful and after finding I had the “good” malaria treated and cured my illness.  Now just a bit fatigued but doing well so many thanks for the prayers and good wishes sent, as Susan shared it on Facebook. It…

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Walking for Water

24th July 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

You meet some amazing people in this line of work. Charlie Christensen stopped by for a couple of nights at Destiny Village.  Charlie has been walking from Denmark to Tanzania, in a roundabout way and after 2 years on the road has reached Sierra Leone.  He expects to be walking for another 2 years! Charlie had a trolley he pushes…

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What a week!

20th July 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Been an amazing week in Sierra Leone so making some progress: Appointed Lyndon Johnson as our SL Communications Director – he is an outstanding addition to our team. UNDP auditors Pricewaterhousecoopers, came to audit us.  They have 3 days to study us and the auditor said this was the first time they found an NGO to sign off in one…

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Increasing the land

23rd June 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

A few weeks back some people came and started to clear a parcel of land that sat within our territory.  They were “land grabbers” as known in these parts.  At the bottom of our land the documents show a sort of marsh area, but the reality is the land is just fine. After much negotiation involving the original land owner…

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