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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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Building Beautifully in Concrete

31st January 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Interesting to see how you can make concrete look beautiful.  this house has been made of concrete yet looks like wood, simply by the use of a plank.  be an interesting way to finish building nicely at low cost.    

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Preparation for the team

30th January 2015 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Been an enjoyable few days getting to know the updates of what is happening here and preparing for the team. When I arrived it was great that Penny and Ruth (old Mission Direct friends) had a spare room and gave me a base in Phenom Penh as I was able to do a bit of shopping and book the restaurants…

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