Member spotlight: Kenton Lee's health project starts on the right foot

By Rotary International From the January 2016 issue of The Rotarian
In 2008, Kenton Lee was a new college graduate volunteering at an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, when he noticed how many children were barefoot or wearing shoes that were too small and had been cut open to let their toes stick out. He remembers thinking, “Wouldn’t it be great if there were a shoe that could adjust and expand so that kids always had a pair of shoes that fit?”
Six years later, that idea led to “The Shoe That Grows.” Since 2014, charity groups have distributed 8,000 pairs of the sturdy leather and rubber sandals that can be adjusted to… …read more


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