I’m Going Barefoot

April 16, 2009

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Today, I’m going barefoot.
I’m going barefoot to raise awareness of those who go barefoot everyday, not by choice but by no other alternative.

The Facts.

  • Fact #1: In some developing nations, children must walk for miles to food, clean water and to seek medical help.
  • Fact #2: Cuts and sores on feet can lead to serious infection
  • Fact #3: Often, children cannot attend school barefoot.
  • Fact #4: In Ethiopia, approximately one million people are suffering from Podoconiosis, a debilitating and disfiguring disease caused by walking barefoot in volcanic soil.
  • Fact #5: Podoconiosis is 100% preventable by wearing shoes.

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