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Drivers Can’t get Ebola?

14th February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

When you watch the UK news you might think Sierra Leone is plastered with men and women in bright yellow suits carrying patients and dead bodies around. After 48 hours in country the only sign of Ebola I have seen is the many signs saying we are fighting it. The inconsistent approach throughout town is very noticeable. Some shops and…

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The Journey

13th February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

To fly to a country where the only news for 8 months has been about death from the Ebola virus means you have to think carefully before you go. Family and friends are concerned. In truth it is hard to know how to prepare. Reading the websites and understanding transmission is key and it will be odd heading to a…

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Preparation for visiting Sierra Leone

10th February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

On Wednesday 11 February, I am flying to Sierra Leone via Morocco where I will join Ian, Abs, Moses and Andrew in our hunt for land.  Ian left me plenty of things to bring so have room for a pair of “undies” and a T shirt alongside all sorts of car parts to fix the car.  The turn round from Cambodia is…

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IM Group Complete the Task

10th February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

The team of 9 from the IM Group in Birmingham returned home Monday 9 February after undertaking a week that each team member will never forget.  Several reported that it was a truly significant time in their lives as they worked alongside some of the poorest, gaining insights about not only those we serve but about themselves too. The team had a packed schedule…

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The IM Group in Cambodia

4th February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Nine staff members from the IM group arrived on Sunday and have undertaken an action packed few days. They visited Tuel Slang and the Killing Fields – which give a deep and sobering perspective on how Cambodia is today. It is hard to believe the genocide yet with so many graves and bodies, it is a grim reality. Working alongside…

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Important Explanations

2nd February 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

This just made me laugh

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