Abdirashid Aden, a young and brave high school student, was among injured passengers during the Mandera bus attack by suspected Al,-shabaab militants, after he defended his Christian friend sitting next to him.
The bus was travelling from Nairobi to Mandera November 15, 2015 before it came under attack that led to 3 deaths among them a teacher , Salah Farah, another hero who also defended 2 christians in the bus but later died of gunshot wounds at Kenyatta Hospital.
Abdirashid is still unwell because of the bullet injuries he sustained during the bus attack.
He has been with his mother who is poor.
The student says his studies have been affected by his pain and he has called for help from well-wishers.