Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children

 
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Fayah in Liberia
    By - Janeen Gingrich - Associate Director of Philanthropy
    Fayah is a 14-year-old who was treated successfully for clubfoot after being identified by our partner organization in Liberia, FACORC, during outreach in Margibi County. He had severe neglected clubfoot which prevented him from walking normally and playing with his friends. According to Fayah, he has always been...
    • 2 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Liberia Update: Joining Together on Ebola and Clubfoot Outreach
    By - Janeen Gingrich - Associate Director of Philanthropy
    Everyone reading this is likely following the West Africa Ebola crisis. As you might expect, FACORC, our partner organization in Liberia, has had to dramatically reduced their clubfoot clinic activities in its four miraclefeet-supported clinics in order to minimize any risk of Ebola exposure for patients and...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Update on Ebola Virus in Liberia from FACORC clubfoot clinic
    By - Janeen Gingrich - Director of Fundraising
    Our heart goes out to the people of West Africa and the countries that our currently being highly impacted by the Ebola Virus, including Liberia where nearly 300 people have already died from the virus. We wanted to share an update from Augustine Chiewolo, the director of our partner clinic in Liberia, FACORC (Faith...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 9 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has made updates to their project page.
    • 9 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Treating clubfoot: Helping newborn to school-aged children
    By - Janeen Gingrich - Director of Fundraising
    Community outreach is so important, and our partner clinic staff members and volunteers in Liberia are absolute pros at it. We recently received a grant to buy them a new vehicle to improve their ability to provide outreach in remote areas of Liberia. This couple below recently found out about FACORC and...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has received 4 donations
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Reaching Kids with Untreated Clubfoot in Liberia
    By - Janeen Gingrich - Director of Fundraising
    Last week the outreach team at our partner clinic in Liberia, FACORC, had their staff (“FOOT SOLDIERS,” as we call them) visit high schools in and around Monrovia to do advocacy about clubfoot. These dedicated staff members from the Liberia Clubfoot Program are trained in disseminating health messages...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Raising awareness about clubfoot in Liberia!
    By - Jen Everhart - Africa program manager
    FACORC, our partner organization in Liberia, is working hard to spread awareness about clubfoot to the general public there. These are some photos from the outing of the FACORC team talking to people about clubfoot in a marketplace in Monrovia. FACORC now has over 230 children with clubfoot enrolled in treatment and is...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Program Update: Liberia for FY 2013
    By - Jen Everhart - Program Manager, Africa
    miraclefeet’s partnership with Faith Clinical Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center (FACORC) in Liberia began in August 2013 after Dr. Augustine Chiewolo received training from Ponseti International Association (PIA) in Iowa. miraclefeet funds most of the operating costs of the FACORC clubfoot program, although the FACORC...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Rural Field Workers Now Helping Kids with Clubfoot
    By - Jen Everhart - Program Manager, Africa
    Our miraclefeet partners in Liberia at FACORC would like to extend their gratitude to AIFO for affording them the opportunity to increase awareness about clubfoot by training 13 new community-based rehab outreach field workers about clubfoot in Liberia. AIFO is a non-profit organization whose staff members work with...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Celebrate Mother's Day with miraclefeet
    By - Jen Everhart - Program Manager
    As many of you have been following the story of Maima and Youkoi, you know that it has been very difficult on not only the 12-year old twins, but also on their family. The twins' parents sturggled to care for two severely disabled children but they were determined to give them the best lives they could.  When they...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Stephen
    By - Jen Everhart - Program Manager
    Stephen is a 12 year old whose life has been defined by clubfoot.  He was abandoned at a young age by his family, has never gone to school or had any friends.  This is how Mrs. Akuny Toe discovered him while she was in a suburb of Paynesville. Akuny knew immediately how Stephen felt because she grew up with...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has received 70 donations
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Maima and Youkoi: 6 months later
    By - Lauren Wall - Program Manager
    Many of you may remember Maima and Youkoi, twelve-year-old twins from rural Liberia, who had never been treated for clubfoot and had never been to school.  Their growth was stunted from lack of nutrition, and they rarely smiled.  Maima and Youkoi’s parents couldn’t afford to send them to classes...
    • 2 years ago
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    • Augustine B
      Augustine B Thank you Miraclefeet and partners for your kind supports that have brought smile to Maima and Youkoi. It is actually true that MIRACLE is working through FAITH.
      • 2 years ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Still Growing!
    By - Lauren Wall - Program Manager
    There are 93 children in treatment in Liberia!  Our clinics in Monrovia and Bong County are getting a steady stream of new patients.  The children range in age from infants to 12 years old.  Our hope, is that that longer we are in the country, the more we will be treating children who are referred to the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    The Story of Jata
    By - Lauren Wall - Program Manager
    Here is a family photo of little Jatu with her mother, Kema, her twin sister, and her brother Amos.  Jatu and her twin are 1 year and 7 months.  Her twin sister does not have clubfoot. They are the youngest of 5 children.  Jatu’s mother Kema is blind.  Understanding the difficulties of persons with...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children posted a progress report
    Inspiration from Liberia: Maima and Youkoi
    By - Leslie Loyd - Office Manager
    Last week, miraclefeet program director Lauren returned to Liberia, where we first partnered with a clinic in August.  Now, four and a half months later, miraclefeet’s partnering clinics in Liberia have seen and supported over 80 new patients.  Children that had no chance for treatment are now on their...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has made updates to their project page.
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  • Provide Clubfoot Treatment to 40 Liberian Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

miraclefeet

Carborro, North Carolina, United States
http://www.miraclefeet.org

Project Leader

Janeen Gingrich

Director of Fundraising
Carrboro, NC United States

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