Project #8989

Mossy Foot Project - Village Clinics

by The Mossy Foot Project, Inc.
Aug 10, 2012

Mossy Foot Clinic Work: Stories to Share

Meet Indrias
Meet Indrias

I would like to share two stories from the field in Ethiopia:

Meet Indrias!

Sharon Daly, President of the Mossy Foot Project, reports from Ethiopia, April this year, "We met Indrias several days ago at one of our clinic sites.  He said that it takes him 2 hours to walk to clinic due to his sick feet, so yesterday we decided to go to his home.  We drove off the main road about 20 minutes, then the road became impassible.  Our guide said that it was only a 20 minute walk.  About an hour later, after walking up and down hills, and on paths through plowed fields, we arrived.  My own feet are blistered and sore from the shoes I was wearing.  It makes me appreciate the effort Indrias, and so many of our patients, make to get to a clinic.  It gave me more incentive to dream about opening new clinics to better serve the need of so many patients like Indrias."

Thanks for the Shoes!

The children at eight of the Mossy Foot clinic sites and their parents were delighted to receive their new shoes, thanks to First Baptist Church of Downey.  The kids were doubly pleased because the colorful tennis shoes came in really cute boxes.  For children that have almost nothing, a box brings a lot of smiles.  Also, the children received colorful socks and homemade greeting cards from a fifth grade Sunday school class at Calvary Chapel of Anaheim.

Thanks for Shoes
Thanks for Shoes

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Organization Information

The Mossy Foot Project, Inc.

Location: Ventura, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​​
The Mossy Foot Project, Inc.
Project Leader:
Clyde Xi
Columbus, Indiana United States

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