" Identifying the Problem "
All across the world, over 2 billion people suffer from soil-transmitted diseases and parasites and they live in areas that do not have adequate sanitation. At the moment there are over 300 million children who do not have shoes and countless more with shoes that do not fit.
Even if these children receive donations of shoes their feet are bound to outgrow them within the year because of their physical development bringing them back to where they started; shoe-less and prone to feet diseases.
Finding a Solution - " The Shoe-that-grows "
The ‘Shoe That Grows’ is a patented design of an innovative shoe that adjusts and expands.
The Shoe is made with the highest quality materials - compressed rubber, anti-bacterial synthetic, and high grade, tactical Velcro. No mechanical parts or gears are present so the shoe cannot be easily broken. Moreover the shoe is manufactured in such as way as to be easily cleaned and easily used.
Feet guide your steps. Daily steps lead your future – Because International
Because International’ is an NGO that believes in “practical compassion”.
With the manufacturing of this ground-breaking product they seek to assist those living in extreme poverty by making their daily lives better believing that you make things better by making better things.
‘Rhea Foundation’ is assisting ‘Because International’ by purchasing the shoes from them and sending them throughout the world with it’s highly trained specialized team in regions that cannot be penetrated or accessed by traditional means. As such the shoes are delivered to children that cannot afford them nor access them.