Stories

16
Oct

From Orphanage to Classroom in Indonesia: Rama’s Story

October 16, 2018   //   Indonesia, Patient Stories Six-year-old Rama came to our partner clinic at Stepping Stones Bali with a relapse of unilateral clubfoot. Rama had a large scar on the bottom inside of his foot which was left from an earlier attempt to treat his clubfoot surgically when […]

11
Oct

Mobile App Rollout in India Clinics

October 11, 2018   //   India, Innovation MiracleFeet’s mobile app CAST is making its way to clinics around the world! Its latest stop: India. Earlier this month. MiracleFeet India staff received training on how to use this exciting tool which was developed thanks to our $1M Google Impact Challenge Grant […]

09
Oct

Finding Clubfoot Treatment in a Refugee Camp: Dita’s Story

October 9, 2018   //   Indonesia, Patient Stories When four-year-old Dita was born with bilateral clubfoot in Indonesia, her mother was scared for the child’s future. The midwife who delivered the child saw Dita’s feet turned inward and upward but didn’t know about clubfoot or what she could do to […]

04
Oct

MiracleFeet and Fortune Footwear Partner on Clubfoot Brace

October 4, 2018   //   Donor Stories, Innovation MiracleFeet is excited to begin working with New York-based footwear and accessories company Fortune Footwear to produce the shoe for the MiracleFeet brace. Fortune Footwear was founded in 1985, when John Auersperg, Sr. and his sons John Jr. and Paul opened a […]

03
Oct

A First-Time Mother Faces Clubfoot in Uganda

October 3, 2018   //   Patient Stories, Uganda Murungi and her husband eagerly awaited the birth of their first child but were shocked when baby Cyrus was born with unilateral clubfoot. The parents, who work as a teacher and a church leader in their community in Uganda, were unprepared for […]

27
Sep

MiracleFeet Celebrates 30,000 Kids Enrolled in Clubfoot Treatment

September 27, 2018   //   Programs In November 2016, MiracleFeet reached a major milestone: treating 20,000 children with clubfoot in our partner clinics throughout the world. Now, less than two years later, we are pleased to announce that over 30,000 children have been enrolled in quality Ponseti treatment in 25 countries. […]

25
Sep

From Shock to Hope in Vietnam: Vy’s Clubfoot Story

September 25, 2018   //   Patient Stories, Vietnam MiracleFeet partners with Mobility Outreach International (MOI) to help children born with clubfoot in Vietnam access treatment. MOI has worked in Vietnam since 1989 and began treating clubfoot there in 2006. MiracleFeet began a partnership with MOI in 2017 to help children […]

31
Jul

Meet These Patients from the Liberia Clubfoot Program

July 31, 2018   //   Liberia, Patient Stories MiracleFeet is proud to partner with the Liberia Clubfoot Program to support the treatment of children with clubfoot in this west African country. As one of our longest-standing partnerships, we are grateful for the dedication of this team throughout the last six […]

12
Jul

What’s New with MiracleFeet’s Mobile App? CAST Update

July 12, 2018   //   Innovation Since the rollout of our mobile app CAST in Liberia this past March, the MiracleFeet programs team has been busy planning for the next phase of the technology project made possible by our Google.org Impact Challenge Grant.In the past four months, providers from Uganda, […]

12
Jun

A Single Dad Overcomes Clubfoot Obstacles in Liberia

June 12, 2018   //   Liberia, Patient Stories Robert’s third and youngest child, a little girl named Favor, was born with clubfoot in Liberia. The concerned father worried about how his little girl would play with her friends and whether she would be able to walk to school.Fortunately for Favor, […]

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