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We can use those old phones in the draw!

20th January 2019 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

At Kings Community Church in Hedge End today, we are having a “Phone Amnesty.”  In Sierra Leone, phones can cost more than a month’s wages and so many of us have those old upgraded phones sat there in a draw, with no plan for their future! If you have one please could you bring it along or send it to…

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Jonathan Allie gets married

18th December 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

Jonathan, with James our foreman, is our longest standing staff member.  He has worked with us as the principle person liaising with the slum dwellers association, the Federation of Urban and Rural Poor (FEDURP!). It was a privilege to be invited several of the new village residents went.  It was done with many local traditions.  Our group sang a song…

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One Kind Act Visit our work

14th December 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

What a great week its been with Mona, Annu and Reeta from One Kind Act with us.  This amazing group have supported us in so many ways by fundraising for Bilu Villas (8 homes). Their time with us enabled them to see the full breath of our work and meet many of those who have and will benefit from a…

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Waste to power with Swansea University

13th November 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

It is wonderful having Arron a Masters student from Swansea University, help us build a community cooker.  Partly funded by the Princes Foundation, this new development burns waste at over 800 degrees and turns to power.  The community use it for cooking. This is a great opportunity to develop technology that can really help some of the poorest. Once this…

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Educational Gardens and Selling Plants

9th November 2018 | Posted in Latest News, Nigel's Blog

One of the beautiful Destiny Village developments is a lovely educational garden.  We have a vision for children to learn about plants and the environment, so we have grown thousands of plants with a large cross-section of amazing smells and beauty. In addition to village planting, these are now also for sale, and we had had a steady stream of…

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Education and a new school for Sierra Leone

7th November 2018 | Posted in Nigel's Blog

Walking around the new school buildings in Destiny Village gives a real buzz.  BuildAid from Norway has just agreed to fund an administration building alongside the first 4 classrooms they wonderfully sponsored.  Meal a Day and CRY have both provided classrooms, and we have asked and also seek others to help us get more of the facilities in place.  We…

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