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Turley Team work with Home Leone

5th February 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

We were delighted to welcome the team from planning consultants Turley this week as they came to work alongside Home Leone.  As town planners they found doing village planning in Africa fascinating as it ticked so many if the things they have done in training. It was good to that Mission Direct (the charity I founded in 2004) also came…

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The President of Sierra Leone Visits Home Leone

16th January 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Today was an unusual and extraordinary day.  The President of Sierra Leone, His Excellency Dr Ernest Bai Koroma came to see what is happening at Destiny Village. The mudslide disaster last August has been taken seriously by the Sierra Leone Government, as they seek ways to address the dangers of slum living and make preparations for possible future challenges. We…

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An Ariel Perspective

8th December 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Last week we had a drone fly over our house building.  Here is a picture of the homes going up in Destiny Village.  Thank you to all who are helping make this possible.

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Corporate team Arup build steps in a slum

27th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Leading Engineering Consultancy Arup, have sent a team to work with Home Leone this week.  They are helping in a range of ways, particularly with the village topography, soils and drainage plans. It is just wonderful having their support a part of their CSR and team development.  Yesterday they visited one of the slums to gain insight as to what…

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Birmingham Sierra Leonean’s serve their nation in Luton

18th November 2017 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

An amazing group of Birmingham based Sierra Leonans learned of Home Leone’s vision to transform the lives of the vulnerable and slum dwellers in their nation of birth. They travelled to Luton to help us load a 40ft container of tools, supplies and equipment heading for the new Destiny Village. They even brought 15 bags of clothing to support those…

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BBC Digital highlight Home Leone’s vision

16th November 2017 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Have a look at this link – The BBC came to see me and did a short highlight which goes live on their site on 17 November.

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