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Sierra Leone Government lights up Destiny

31st August 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Today was a special day. The Minister of Energy sent 11 solar street lights which will light up key areas of Destiny Village. This is also the first time the government has helped us by a practical gift, since we began 6 years ago. We are truly grateful. It also means a lot to our residents to see a visible…

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Half time?

27th August 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

I wrote this blog for my church and thought I might share it with you Do you know your life’s passion and work with a determination to live it out?  I believe it wise to build life on principle.  In my early 20’s I came across a survey of 90-year olds.  They said if you had your life again what…

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Ben Okagbue – Our new Chief Operating Officer

25th August 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We are thrilled to announce the Ben Okagbue (pictured here with myself and 2 trustees Dr Clive Thursfield and Dr Rebekah Taylor), has been appointed as our Chief Operating Officer (COO). He will arrive in Freetown on 5 September to take up his leading in country role with Home Leone. Ben spent his teenage years in Freetown and comes with…

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Minister of Energy Visits Destiny Village

21st June 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

We were delighted to welcome the Alhaji Kanja Sesay and Dr Eldred Tunde Taylor, the Minister and Deputy Minister of Energy to our village. Joined by their team they were amazed at what they saw and we noted how determined they were to help and support us. We had a wonderful time as residents shared their experience as they toured…

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Come and Run in Sierra Leone

18th February 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Are you wondering what to do for a holiday and also love being/getting fit? Our Sierra Leone staff are hosting a 5k and 10k run event on 9 May 2020 and wondered if you would like to come to Destiny Village and join tyhen fun! We would welcome you for just over a week so you can get involved in…

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Minister of Planning and Economic Development Visits

7th February 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Minister Francis Kaikai, Minister of Planing and Economic Development and his Deputy, Dr Robert Chekandra visited today. They visited the livelihood development programs, met with some of our residents as they laid the foundations on Villa 8 and much more. At the school the children sang a welcome song and they were moved to hear of the progress and especially…

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