Sierre Leone is one of the poorest nations of the world, with thousands of people living in slums. UK based charity, Home Leone, has initiated its pilot “Destiny” village, a community-led relocation plan, enabling over 2,000 people to be relocated into a new community that provides jobs, education, low cost homes, social infrastructure, utilities, vocational training and health facilities.
Grants Awarded to Home Leone by One Kind Act
23rd February 2020: As a result of One Kind Act’s very successful fund-raising effort at the Child of Mine Ball held in December 2019, a grant of £21,735 has been made to 1) build two new classrooms for secondary pupils (£21,000) and 2) purchase 15 tablets for the children's IT learning (£765)
Nov 2018-June 2019: As a result of funds raised by Shanta Foundation and OKA in September 2018 in aid of Home Leone, the following grants have been made towards building new homes and meeting various operational costs that were seen to be vital for Home Leone to continue in its success. This totals a FULL AMOUNT OF £162,500 RAISED BY SHANTA FOUNDATION AND ONE KIND ACT.
- 15th November 2018: £20,000
- 24th December 2018: £30,000
- 28th February 2019: £41,250
- 16th April 2019: £33,000
- 21st May 2019: £24,750
- 25th June 2019: £13,500
24th September 2017: A grant of £35,180 was made to commence and complete the building of a block of 8 homes, enabling around 40 people to start a new life at Destiny Village.
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