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What is Clubfoot?

Clubfoot is a congenital condition where one or both feet curve inward–affecting the bones, muscles, tendons, and blood vessels.

What issues do children with clubfoot face?


Walking is difficult and long term joint conditions like arthritis are common if left untreated


Children may be ostracized, leading to low self esteem


Access to education or employment may be limited when children can’t walk or move normally

How does surgery change a
child’s life?

  • Feet are straightened and can grow normally.
  • Children experience restored confidence and hope as they are accepted into community life.
  • Mobility improves so children can run, play, walk pain-free, and complete school, which leads to more opportunities.

Miracles happen every day at CURE Kenya

How Laban overcame clubfoot

Laban’s clubfoot kept him from being enrolled at school which was three miles away. His family switched him to a school for children with special needs and his teacher referred him to CURE Kenya for treatment. Laban’s feet are now healed. To everyone that encouraged him during his treatment, he says, “Thank you!”

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CURE Kenya’s mission is to provide every child living with a disability the physical, emotional, and spiritual care they need to heal. If you have questions about becoming a patient or a partner with CURE, please contact us.

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