Jan 25, 2018

We Did It!

We Did It!
We Did It!

We did it!

Thanks to your support, we have reached our goal to give 40 Children in Asia the Ability to Walk! That means we have treated more than 16,700 children since 2003 - and we could not have done it without your help

But our work is far from done. ALTSO's goal is to provide high-quality continuous care for all our patients until they are 18. One of ALTSO's earliest patients, Bhupendra, was first treated in 2006. Bhupendra received over a dozen free prosthetic limbs as his body grew, and now at 20 years old is studying to become a professor of chemistry at a leading university in his home state of Gujarat. 

For our CoolKids, like Bhupendra, mobility is so much more than movement. Mobility is empowerment, hope and the chance to live self-sufficiently. 

On behalf of the 16,700+ children we have treated so far, thank you for helping us change the face of disability around the world!

 

- The ALTSO Team 

P.S. Keep an eye out for the launch of a new project in February!  

ALTSO CoolKid, Bhupendra
ALTSO CoolKid, Bhupendra

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Oct 31, 2017

Our Patients love The Joshi Collection!

Dwi showing off his Joshi leg
Dwi showing off his Joshi leg

ALTSO is honing in on the most innovative and cost effective ways to provide prosthetic treatments to our patients while still offering high quality products that our patients and our partners can be proud of.

As we recently announced, ALTSO has launched The Joshi prosthetic limb. As you likely know, it's an innovative design that combines some of the best materials available to create one of the highest quality limbs currently offered to children in the developing world - something no other organization has ever done. 

But we know that our patients are not just dealing with the physical effects of their disability. The emotional toll of having a prosthetic, especially as a child, can be extremely hard to manage. With that in mind, ALTSO spent a long time working on the design of our limbs with the look and feel taking as much priority as the durability and quality.

We are proud to let you know that the first batch of these brand new limb kits have been extremely well received by our partners and our patients! Dwi is one such beneficiary of our first shipment of Joshi limb kits. Not only has Dwi been a patient of ALTSO's for several years, having regained his mobility through your support, but we are now able to offer him a longer lasting, more durable, lighter and - if we do say so ourselves - much cooler looking prosthetic. 

But our work is far from done. This year alone we received requests to treat more than 3,000 children, and now with the new limb kits available we are receiving even more!  Now more than ever, we need your continued support in order to register more children for The Joshi.

On behalf of the 16,000+ children we have already treated, and the thousands more we aim to treat in 2018, thank you for your continued dedication and support.
Dwi loves his Joshi Leg
Dwi loves his Joshi Leg

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Aug 1, 2017

ALTSO celebrates 16,000 Children Treated since 2003!

Joshi Collection
Joshi Collection

Thanks to supporters like you, ALTSO just celebrated treating 16,000 children since we first started in 2003!

This year, ALTSO is honored to introduce The Joshi Collection - a high-quality modular limb kit system for pediatric and adolescent amputees living in low to middle income countries. 

The Joshi collection is unique in that its sole objective is to bring more choices and prosthetic options to children whose families cannot afford treatment in the developing world. Tak (pictured below) is one of the beneficiaries of your continued support over the last several years. 

Mobility means so much more than movement - especially for children and adolescents from the lowest economic backgrounds. Mobility means access to education, increased self-esteem and improvement in socio-economic status

With your support and The Joshi Collection we will be able to continue giving children the ability to walk. 

Thanks again - we could not do it without you. 

Tak showing off his Joshi Collection.
Tak showing off his Joshi Collection.

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