Hope Walks named Top-Rated!

Hope Walks named “2020 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT” by GreatNonprofits Dillsburg, PA (October 26, 2020) – Hope Walks, an international nonprofit with global headquarters in Dillsburg, PA, announced today it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits.  Hope Walks provides treatment for children with clubfoot […]

A life-changing perspective

Brillant in Burundi Imagine being told that your child’s clubfoot is a consequence for your sin. Brillant’s mother Noeline believed this perspective until she gained understanding and hope from her community at the clubfoot clinic and her church in Burundi.  As a polygamist, Noeline’s husband left his family of five years to live with other […]

A father’s little secret

Florence in Zambia When Florence was born with clubfoot, her parents were afraid for their child’s future. They were concerned her family and neighbors would not accept her. The hospital that delivered Florence encouraged them to take her to the Beit CURE hospital in Lusaka, Zambia where Hope Walks has a partner clinic. But Florence’s […]

Facing the raging sea

Shnaidine in Haiti It’s amazing the challenges many parents go through to get clubfoot treatment for their child. For most of us, that usually involves a short car ride. For Vonia in Haiti, it meant transporting her daughter Shnaidine by boat from their home on La Gonâve Island to the main island of Haiti.  The […]

Little angels on earth

Francisco sees each of the children he deals with as a Hope Walks parent advisor in Mozambique as little angels on earth. The patients who impact him the most are those who come to the clinic with other health problems in addition to clubfoot. He first started working in the clubfoot clinic at the Maputo […]

Try, try again

COVID and Clubfoot: Stories from the front lines When her daughter Precious was born in Kenya with clubfoot, Josephine was shocked because she had never seen the foot deformity before. Precious’ feet still showed no signs of progress even after a private clinic casted her feet seven times. When a friend advised her to go […]

Precious time lost

COVID and Clubfoot: Stories from the front lines When it comes to clubfoot treatment, early intervention is always best. Germain and Pierette learned this the hard way when their son Samuel was born with the disability in Benin. Not knowing why his feet were deformed and being ashamed, they decided to hide their son’s feet. […]

The right move

Abdoulaye in Burkina Faso Many people told Dad Oumarou and Mom Mamata that treatment was useless for their son Abdoulaye who was born with clubfoot. “This is God’s will for your son to be born like that,” they said. Instead of listening to the nay-sayers, this Muslim family went all-in with their son’s treatment. They […]

Hope Walks & Medical Aid Films release new video series on clubfoot

Dillsburg, PA (June 3, 2020) – In recognition of World Clubfoot Day, June 3, Hope Walks has partnered with Medical Aid Films to release a new series of four training videos about this treatable disability. Hope Walks led this effort on behalf of the clubfoot community and worked with Medical Aid Films to create this […]

Seven-year-old Fresno resident raises seeds of hope during pandemic

Aaron England is like a lot of other 7-year-old boys. He spends time playing outside with friends, riding his bike and swimming. But unlike many kids his age, Aaron is devoting much of his time these days for a special project to raise money to help kids around the world. Aaron was born with Congenital […]