Why I want to work for Legs4Africa

Margherita PisoniDismantling Legs, Inspiring Stories, Leg News, Margherita

Meet Margherita – our new Office Intern! She joined our little team in February and will be taking charge of our Deliver A Leg programme. “I would like to introduce myself and to share my expectations on this new experience with Legs4Africa by sharing a personal episode, which made me realize the reasons why I would like to contribute at … Read More

Leg Donor Legend

Tom WilliamsInspiring Stories, Leg News, Tom

This is Dad. He always took the photos and was never in them so this is ages ago. My son liked it so we sent this one. Dad was 77 when he passed away. He was married to our mum Joan for just short of sixty years. They met when they were ten and played out together! Dad was a … Read More

Introducing our hero, Jonathan Rhoades

Evie DickinsonEvie, Fundraising, Inspiring Stories

Jonathan Rhoades is from Dorset. He is missing his left leg but despite this he has just completed 35km of open water swimming to raise money for Legs4Africa. We think he is an absolute hero and once you’ve read this we know you will too…   18/11/2018 – ‘The Last Swim’ “Dear Friends, It has been more than a year … Read More

Inspired volunteer goes to Uganda

Beth ElgoodBeth, Delivery, Inspiring Stories, Leg News

As a young man living in a country where 69% of the population live on less than a dollar a day, the odds are already stacked against you. Access to medical resources is limited at the best of times let alone when you live eight hours from the nearest hospital. When I say eight hours, that’s eight hours according to … Read More

Swimmer to help provide 250 prosthetic legs to amputees

Oliver KennettFundraising, Inspiring Stories

Fund-raising with flare Legs4Africa has some amazing supporters, they come from all sectors of life, but when amputees support the charity, it is something very special. Jonathan, an amputee due to a boating accident, has challenged himself to do a series of long distance swims, having done a 6 kilometre swim earlier this year, most recently completing a 10 kilometre … Read More

Amputee Spotlight – Forday Conteh

Joseph AttleeInspiring Stories, Leg NewsLeave a Comment

In the dusty yard of Farafenni Power Station, a figure on a bicycle emerges from behind a distant warehouse. As the man draws nearer, I see the striking sky blue of his Muslim attire, and a wide grin beaming above a stark-white beard. He comes to a halt and nimbly dismounts from his ancient bicycle, propping it on a kickstand … Read More

Introducing.. The amputees of Africa

Oliver KennettInspiring StoriesLeave a Comment

Maybe you have donated time, money or a prosthetic limb. Maybe you want to know more about the people that you will help before you make a donation. In this new series of videos Legs For Africa is proud to introduce the people that your aid can help. It is a weekly insight into the lives of the people who, … Read More

Legs4Africa meets Musa the Mechanic

Tom WilliamsGambia, Inspiring Stories, TomLeave a Comment

Days like today remind us why our efforts our worth sacrificing. Having picked up a motorbike first thing with no paperwork we switched the number plate with one that did and cruised the dirt tracks of outer Brikama in The Gambia and visited a list of inspiring amputees which had been recommended that we speak with from the Gambia Federation of … Read More