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Who We Are

All trustees regularly visit Kenya at their own expense to initiate, supervise and monitor ongoing work. During these trips they are often accompanied by self funded friends who bring special expertise to projects. Trustees receive no remuneration for their work with AAF.

Denis Cannon
Denis Cannon Founding Trustee

Retired from family fencing business in 2002. Founded AAF after first visit to Kenya in 1999. Keenly interested in all aspects of aid for Kenyan people.

Colin Martin
Colin Martin Founding Trustee

Present M.D. of local heating engineering business. Has visited Kenya many times over 20 years with the “Wishing for a Well” charity. Brings expertise to many water and construction issues.

Dr James Buckle
Dr James Buckle Trustee

Head of large local medical practice. James joined AAF in late 2003. Now heads up the AAF health programmes and Gai clinic support.

Simon Frackiewicz
Simon Frackiewicz Trustee

A practising Optometrist and a partner in the Yeovil & Chard practises of Robert Frith (Opticians). After several visits to Kenya to set up an eye clinic with AAF (2007 - 2010), Simon joined the board of trustees in 2011

Dr. Rosie Crane
Dr. Rosie Crane Trustee

Studied at Kings College Cambridge and University College London. Graduated on June 25th 2008. Joined AAF in 2006 after many visits to Kenya, working at Gai Clinic. Special interests - children’s health and tropical diseases.

Trudy Jupp
Trudy Jupp Trustee

Senior Practice Nurse at local rural medical centre. First visited Kenya with AAF in 2013. Joined Board of Trustees June 2014. Keen interest in helping to support, improve and promote health services and healthy living among local Kenyan population.

Registered Charity No. 1083554