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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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Ways people and companies help

22nd January 2020 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

A good example of how companies get behind us is safestore in Southampton (https://www.safestore.co.uk/storage/southampton/ ). They have given us free space for a year to store things ready for shipment to Sierra Leone, such as the paint from Colour supplies in Hemel Hempsted (https://www.coloursupplies.shop/ ) Building procurement is something we want to grow and is a real way of serving…

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Amazing opportunity for an accountant

10th January 2020 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Santa may have completed his year end routines but we haven’t! We have had a wonderful lady, Lil from Birmingham help us move to another level with our accounting. Sadly she is leaving at the end of the month and we still need great financial information. If you know anyone interested in a career break or retiring early who would…

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