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A new perspective

A new perspective

Mohamed in Niger Like many moms who have a child with clubfoot, Salamatou was ashamed of her son’s disability and hid his twisted feet with sheets. She would not even let close relatives know about his condition. But hiding feet is not a long-term solution....
A future dream

A future dream

Sasha in Malawi We all have dreams for our kids. Even though her daughter Sasha is just a baby, Tamandani hopes she will become a police officer someday. When she was born with clubfoot, Tamandani thought those dreams would not come to reality.  After realizing Sasha...
Courage in a pandemic

Courage in a pandemic

Yeikol in the Dominican Republic After Gleimy and Enmanuel gave birth to Yeikol, they noticed his feet were twisted. No one explained what this was or told them where to get treatment.  For months, both parents went to different places looking for treatment, but their...
Seeing double

Seeing double

Kalid and Abdulwahid in Ethiopia      Fatiya and her husband live in the Oromia region of Ethiopia south of the capital city of Addis Ababa. This farming family has two children named Kalid and Abdulwahid. When the older brother Kalid was born, they didn’t realize his...
One good piece of advice

One good piece of advice

Guy in Burundi Jacqueline’s experience of giving birth to her son was anything but usual. This young mom in her teens went into labor around midnight. Not too unusual. Babies often come late in the night. But in her remote village, Jacqueline had no way to get to the...
Seeing double

Seeing double

David and Danny in DRC Having twin babies is hard enough. Now image those two twins were born with clubfoot. That’s what Bene was dealing with when her two sons David and Danny were both born with this common birth defect in the Democratic Republic of the Congo....