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My name is Devon Alissa Leondis  I am 23 years old! I grew up in Manhasset, New York, went to boarding school and graduated from college in May 2016.

I have always had a passion for traveling for people, and had a heavy burden on my heart for orphans.

Through years of different short term missions trips through the states, Mexico Brazil and Africa I can across a life changing realization. I was created to be with people, I was created to bring healing, hope and love to people. That’s what created me for. And through my journey God had placed a burden on my heart for Africa. All the years of waiting, and not understanding why I had such a love for this place, it would all make sense when I turned 16 years old. I got to travel to Ghana to dedicate three water wells that would provide water for over 2,000 people in rural villages I felt a sense of purpose and I was inspired to want to live a life outside of myself, a life lived for

If you want to read more about the beginning of my journey and how it came to be click here and click here.africa

My passion is shining a light on ending the orphan cycle, as God has placed this burden on my heart for Africa. I am also passionate about speaking that same purpose into the younger generations! The future is in our hands. I believe that anyone has the ability to change the world, despite your age! And that is what I am on a mission to do.

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My name is¬†Devon Alissa Leondis ¬†I am 23 years old! I am the founder of Project Nyame Nsa (God’s helping hands in Twi). I studied Communications and African Diaspora Studies at UNC. Yes I am a tar heel;) I¬†graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in May 2016 and in July I packed up my bags and moved to Ghana, Africa. Where I have the most amazing job and privilege with working with orphan children who have become my family over the past seven months!

This blog is dedicated to sharing the realities of highs and lows of adventuring with God on an unexpected journey that has led me to Africa. My intention and hope for anyone who reads this is to uncover your purpose, to be inspired by my journey and to see God in a new light. If onimg_1812e person who reads this will see that their life was created with purpose and reason for such a time as this, then my prayers have been answered.



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Thanks for stopping by, and I invite you on this journey with me so that we can travel the world together, from my heart to your screen:) DSC_0148

If you are interested in learning more about the non-profit please check out the link below.

Project Nyame Nsa

If you want to contact me to talk, collaborate or link up. Click here