Where Are They Now?: The Shoe That Grows
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In this month's Where Are They Now we revisit Because International, a non-profit that created The Shoe That Grows — a flexible shoe that adjusts and expands gradually, and can fit a child’s foot perfectly for five years. As any parent will know, kids’ feet grow at an alarming rate, and in the developing world, there are three million children that go barefooted. This puts them in danger of contracting soil-transmitting parasites and diseases, to say nothing of the extreme discomfort often experienced when walking considerable distances to school. We first wrote about The Shoe That Grows in June last…
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