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Thursday, 26 January, 2023

Founder of Legs4Africa: ‘We got him walking again’ — Bristol24/7

I arrive at the Legs4Africa workshop, based on Upper York Street, where I am greeted to the sight of a small but packed room filled with containers of dismantled prosthetic legs and components, feet organised by size.

Tom Williams explains: “We have quite a lot at the moment which is great as it’s a sign that we are getting a lot more support and recognition – not just in the UK, but across Europe, the US, Canada.”

Tom, 37, is the founder of St Paul’s-based charity Legs4Africa. He has recently been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the King’s New Year Honours for his services to amputees in Africa and to the environment in recycling prosthetic legs.

Read more at: https://www.bristol247.com/news-and-features/features/founder-of-legs4africa-we-got-him-walking-again/

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