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A Moving Animated Short Film About A Child With Clubfoot

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Did you know that neglected Clubfoot is one of the most frequently occurring manifestations of physical disability worldwide? Even though early treatment using the Ponseti Method is readily available, affordable, and has a 96% success rate, Clubfoot still often goes untreated in many parts of the world. This is due in large part to insufficient parent awareness and education, as well as cultural stigma. 75% of mothers in Kenya who give birth to a child with a disability, have experienced rejection by their husband and/or family members. And employment opportunities are often limited for adults whose Clubfoot goes untreated. We must try to challenge perceptions and empower families with the knowledge they need to help their children born with Clubfoot.
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