What do Mia Hamm, Troy Aikman, and Kristi Yamaguchi have in common? All were born with clubfoot. Former Project Redwood grantee MiracleFeet continues working to bring a cure to afflicted poor children in developing countries.
We have invested approximately $1.5 million in more than 65 projects, and those monies (along with volunteer time and advice that classmates have also contributed) have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people.
I had been completely taken with the children at the home--they were incredibly polite, well-spoken, careful with the gifts our group brought, attentive to the little ones in their extended family, and clearly loved. Of all the places we visited on the trip, this orphanage stood out..
Sometimes, an investment in changing one life can alter the course of many others. That’s the backbone of Project Redwood grantee Educate!’s program in Uganda to nurture young business and social entrepreneurs.