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Sierra Leone Trip – June 2014

8th June 2014 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Few hours between landing form California and flying to Sierra Leone.  Thought I would try Gambia Bird and see if experience means we can rely on them as cheaper than British Airways. So the plane is late – they say due to late arrival in and then confess that they can’t get all the baggage in the plane – so…

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Malawi Trip – May 2013

22nd May 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

A Bus trip in Africa I have to get from Mongotche to Lilongwe and have a full day.  It’s about 200 miles on good roads.  So the only bus to go straight leaves at 5am and I am staying 45 mins away so a very early morning. The bus sets off at 4.50pm and costs less than £5.  Great start…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 8 & 9

24th April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Wednesday 24th April Stepped out of bed on one of those bags of water which sent water all over my floor and books.  Saved the foot spa I suppose.  After breakfast off to see the me at the polio compound.  It was sad that their deputy chairman had died of pneumonia the previous week and it’s almost every time I…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 7

23rd April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Tuesday 23rd April Up early and devotion today was saying if you have a dream, are you prepared to count the cost.  Good question, the scale of the challenge I am setting here goes deeper.  What can be done in the face of such overwhelming challenges?  The need is on every corner, one crying out for attention before another.  See…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 6

22nd April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Monday 22nd April Up early on computer.  Again internet doesn’t work.  It is such a challenge communicating here as regularly things break down.  Terry had another UK internet version which meant I could get things off.  Breakfast and off to see Major Moses and set up meetings with Surveyors. Yesterday we agreed to meet at 9am but the major actually…

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Sierra Leone Trip – April 2013 Day 5

21st April 2013 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Sunday 21st April Met with Yankoh, one of my the two men with no arms that I leant 1 million Leones to in January.  He had successfully repaid all the million and had come to ask for more money.  I went through his numbers and they had made 3 sales trips (I think) and agreed with him that after all…

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