Shoes for Life

Shoes for Life
INTRO

Jiggers are a parasitic flea that sucks blood and lives in humans, they pose tremendous threats to impoverished people in east Africa. The best way to prevent jigger problems are health and hygiene education, ensuring a clean environment and simply putting on shoes. However it's very difficult for many east Africans to afford shoes when the average daily income is only USD$2 and there is a severe lack of resources and infrastructure.

SOLUTIONS
Question
  • Millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa have no shoes to wear.
  • Tungiasis is a very common disease for locals without shoes, often causing death among children.
 
Action
  • Provide supplies for jigger prevention.
  • Proceed jiggers treatment.
  • Promote health and hygiene education.
RESULTS

Result

2,750,000
beneficiaries of humanitarian aid
22,710
beneficiaries of jigger treatment