Hometown Hero: Burton Fire Captain operates mission for African


It wasn’t until a local firefighter rose to the rank of captain that some of his coworkers discovered he has some pretty impressive credentials outside of work. 

Bobby Davidson saves lives for a living – and in his spare time. 

“We started with the basics. We just tried to get them two meals a day.”

The recently promoted captain of the Burton Fire District also operates a local mission with his wife, Kelly. The Asaph Project is dedicated to changing the lives of children in Kibera, considered one of Africa’s worst slums, where the children of day laborers are left each morning with a local pastor. 

“They have nothing. They own nothing except the clothes that they wear.”

These children, some as young as six months old, would literally be laid on the floor of a…

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