Today, I’m going barefoot throughout the day...why you might ask? I’m going barefoot to raise awareness of those who go barefoot everyday, not by choice but by no other alternative.
* 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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Jessica and I both bought a pair of shoes today...so 2 more children in need will have shoes.