Heroes- Noah

Continuing his series documenting ‘everyday heroes’ Aidlink’s Tom O’Connor writes today from Uganda, where he met with Noah, a local agricultural trainer working to transform his community.  They might be neighbours, but in many ways Kenya and Uganda -or rather 2 districts that Aidlink works in, Kajiado (Kenya) and Wakiso (Uganda) – are a million miles apart.  Certainly the contrast between the …

Heroes- The Maparasha Parents’ Association

Aidlink’s Tom O’Connor is currently in Kenya visiting Aidlink projects. Writing from the field, Tom recounts his recent meeting with the Maparasha Parents’ Association. Sometimes in life, we get an opportunity that 99% of other people will never experience; a chance to meet somebody who you regard as an inspiration, a hero.  It is one of those moments that will stick with …