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9 more families joined Destiny Village Yesterday afternoon

2nd July 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Yet another great day as Destiny Village welcomes another 9 families.  The noise of children playing and their excitement is bringing what was a building site alive with fun and laughter.  It makes all we have done together so worthwhile.  

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More Families move to their Destiny

30th June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

This is a remarkable time for us as we bring more families each week to a new life in Destiny.  Many of those who are moving have some tragic stories of their lives, yet the excitement of  this new opportunity is wonderful.  One lady told me how last year she had water up to her neck in her house.  Many…

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Destiny Appoints a Village Chief

29th June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We are delighted to announce that Andrew Kondoh has been appointed as the Village Chief.  This key role follows a tradition that really helps develop community cohesion.  We are thrilled Andrew has taken up the role as he helps us build community as more and more people move to the village. We had a visitor the other day who said…

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A Step of Faith

20th June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Here’s a thing! We have no-one yet committed to paying for the next block of 8 houses or any urgently needed buildings in Destiny Village. On Friday we talked and prayed.  One of our staff sensed God calling him to put a marker of faith in the ground and said, “I will fund the initial digging out of the foundations…

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Women’s Micro Loans

20th June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

I have just had a wonderful meeting with some of the ladies who are moving to Destiny Village.  Most simply want an opportunity to create a livelihood.  Men and women have many fixed ideas about family rolls here.  The women here are often the driving force for the family.  These ladies demonstrated a passion and clarity about how a micro…

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Visit of DFID and The British High Commission

17th June 2019 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We were thrilled on Saturday to have a wonderful informal visit from some of those working at DFID in Sierra Leone, The British High Commission, UK Military and Police advisers. We were grateful for their questions and insights and look forward to  learning more and getting to know them better as we seek to serve and work alongside the people…

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