Meet some of the inspiring amputees that we have helped so far…

We’re not super heroes but…

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We’re not saying that we’re super heroes… But… Origin stories are all the rage now, from the dusky beginnings of super heroes to the even shadier background stories of Breaking...

Meet Musa – President of the Gambian Amputee Association

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Muhammad and Ebrahim – Father and son

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Meet Adama – father and family man

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Meet Fatima – The Diabetic Mother

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Meet Dawda – The Lorry Driver

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Meet Lamin – The football coach

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In this series we delve into the lives of Gambian amputees, who they are, how they see the world and their drives and their goals.

Meet Gabu – The Gambia’s only prosthetist

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Late last year Legs4Africa, an amputee charity exporting prosthetic legs to Sub-Saharan Africa, spent a very pleasurable week meeting the people that their work is helping get on their own...

Meet Alieo Touray – An amputee Police officer

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0 0 In this series, Legs4Africa is taking a look at the lives of Gambian amputees. We want to give you a snap shot of normal people doing normal things...

Amputee Spotlight – Forday Conteh

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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...

Legs4Africa Meets Bunama

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When Legs4Africa spoke with Bunama, a Gambian amputee who lost one of his legs after a football accident.

Meet Madi – Amputee Journalist

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Madi Njie is an outspoken journalist and an amputee. He now writes for the Daily Observer, after his first newspaper The Independent was brutally closed down by the Gambian government...

Interview with a wheelchair mechanic

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It’s an inspiring sight when you walk into the Social Welfare Unit in Banjul -The Gambia, as most of the engineers and staff are affected with limited mobility. For example, all 3 wheelchair...

Legs4Africa Meets Mariama Mjie

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Meet Mariama Mjie. She lost her leg after giving birth to her daughter and has continued to teach. She admits that life is hard but refuses sympathy, instead asking for empathy...

Legs4Africa small step… BIG JOURNEY

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The Legs4Africa journey so far has been a mammoth one. We've come a long way in only a few years and changed thousands of lives on the Africa continent. With...

Legs4Africa meets Sait

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10 years on and Sait, a 20 year old trainee teacher still has no idea as to what caused his legs to stop working. At 10 years old he woke...