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Fogbo home rebuild for Hawa

We are very glad to report that work to rebuild Hawa’s home in Fogbo, Sierra Leone, has now been completed, following a devastating fire, which resulted from an accident in the house next door.

It has been important for the community to complete the rebuilding work as quickly as possible, due to the imminent threat of seasonal heavy rains.

Repairs have been made to the roof and walls, plus new windows and doors are installed. The final steps included plastering, paving, bracing and finishing the roof with corrugated iron sheeting, to enable Hawa and her children to move back into their home and ensure the building is completely watertight.

Hawa has expressed her gratitude and happiness for the help she has received from the local church at Fogbo and the wider Connexion Community.

The Sierra Leone Mission (SLM) extended particular thanks at the Connexion Conference for the generosity of church members at Mortimer West End Chapel, who successfully managed to raise £1000 through donations and fundraising activities.

If you would like to contribute towards the important work of The Connexion’s Sierra Leone Mission, please click on the Donate button at the top of the Homepage. All donations, no matter how small, are of huge value.

The mission supports the work of our churches in Sierra Leone, contributing to ministers’ wages, providing funding for ministerial training, and building and maintaining churches. It also supports education through The Connexion’s schools, helping with teachers’ salaries and teacher training. When necessary the mission can also help in times of emergency or urgent need.

We thank you for your prayers and generosity in helping Hawa’s family and the Fogbo community as a whole.