August 8, 2023

The Rotary Foundation approves Global Grant in Colombia (GG2238189)

Rotary, Ayuda a Caminar / HELP WALKING

Primary objectives are to provide additional braces to the brace bank in Colombia and to provide education to parents about the importance of the brace and appropriate use. The following groups will benefit from this project:
1. 823 children under 5 years of age, treated with Ponseti Method, by trained orthopedists and which require the use of braces up to 5 years to maintain successful result of the correction.
2. 400 parents and/or caregivers of children treated with the Ponseti Method will receive training regarding the importance of using braces until age 5 as well as handling and adequate use of the child’s brace.