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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...
Knowledge gives strength

Knowledge gives strength

Carlson in Mozambique Carlson was born in Mozambique and is the youngest in his family. When Carlson was born at Matola Gare Health Center, the nurse informed his parents that he had clubfoot. His mother, Linda, was filled with embarrassment but also comforted at the...
You can go home again

You can go home again

Pierre in Burkina Faso Emilienne and Naraogo moved to the Ivory Coast from Burkina Faso to make a better life for themselves. But when their little boy Pierre was born with clubfoot, neighbors told the family to return to Burkina Faso to make sacrifices to remove the...