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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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Sierra Leone’s Vice President Visits Destiny Village

19th November 2016 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

What an extraordinary day!  Our passion to enable thousands to exit slums in a sustainable manner was given real encouragement today as Sierra Leone’s Vice President visited our work.  Thanks to our great team who shared the vision and progress with him. Victor Bockarie responded with great enthusiasm as he understood when you put the 6 elements of low cost…

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A Room with no view

7th November 2016 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

You are disabled, stricken with polio since you were a little girl and your legs have wasted leaving no power to stand.  You become a single mother in a nation where misunderstanding and discrimination against the disabled mean its hard to make a living, or even survive.  Being a disabled female in one of the poorest countries on earth means…

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St George Foundation becomes Norwich City

1st November 2016 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Our team had a great visit with St George Foundation in Sierra Leone.  This remarkable children’s home looks after kids rescued from the street and babies that people have abandoned and then trace families to get them resettled (see adecentlife.org). The children sang and then played and our team loved being so welcomed as they enjoyed drawing, playing mouth organs,…

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