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One mom’s tenacity

One mom’s tenacity

Mahamadou in Niger We cannot overstate the role moms play in the treatment process for their child born with clubfoot. Often, the tenacity of the moms to protect their children makes all the difference in the child’s life. So was the case for Mariama when her...
A Church Changed

A Church Changed

Leoncia and Leonce in Rwanda Unable to afford transportation to a clinic and unable to carry her son, Leonce, due to her back deformity, Leoncia accepted her child’s clubfoot. But when Pastor Cyprien, a Hope Walks parent advisor, got involved, he came up with a...
Staying together

Staying together

Exauce in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Angelique and Alexis were shocked when their child Exauce was born with clubfoot. Angelique cried and wouldn’t talk to anyone. Neighbors blamed the situation on bad luck in the family.  However, these parents did not...
Finding support

Finding support

Emmanuel in Zambia Choolwe was only in ninth grade when she became pregnant with her first child, who was not born with clubfoot. Because she was still in school and had no one to watch her first child, Choolwe had to take the child to school with her. When her second...
Tragedy to Triumph

Tragedy to Triumph

Florida, Junior and Blaise in Rwanda Florida is a woman of unbelievable strength, able to see beyond the many tragedies in her life, including all three of her children born with clubfoot, one passing away from an unrelated illness, and her husband also dying...
No more hiding

No more hiding

Chira in Rwanda Finding treatment early dramatically increases the chance of successfully correcting a child’s feet born with clubfoot. Ideally, treatment starts within a few weeks or even days of birth. Medical professionals can completely straighten the feet within...