Sonu was the first child of Sukhveer and Sarita born with clubfoot deformity. Having not heard and not seen such deformity, the parents were extremely tensed. Sonu’s father Sukhveer was a daily wage earner and couldn’t afford an expensive treatment for his son, this made them even more discouraged. One
Vanshika was born of unilateral clubfoot and at the age of 9 still not treated. She hails from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. In the apartment where Vanshika lived there was another clubfoot child named Hardik who was her close door neighbor. Hardik had been treated by CURE India and now he was
The C.T.E.V Clinic I have on Mondays is extremely busy, not just because of the number of Clubfoot children, but also because it is the first day of the week, and the clinic is situated right at the centre of the Orthopaedic Consultation room for Women and Children. It is
Tamjeed was born on the 30th of December, 2015. Since Tamjeed was the second child to his parents his birth was looked forward with much anticipation. His father Tariq Ahmed celebrated his son’s advent by distributing sweets in the hospital. Soon his joy turned into thin air when he discovered
Pooja was a blessing born to her parents Ramesh and Mahesweta in November, 2015. The parents were happy to have her but unfortunately the child was born with a unilaternal clubfoot (right leg). Ramesh further was humiliated by society due to his short stature. From the time the mother conceived,
Our Thursday clinic attached to the West Bengal Nodal Office is usually our busiest day of the week. We see the most number of children on this day, and the team of doctors, plaster technicians and post graduate trainees can range from 4 – 8 in number. Every week, an
Vanshika is 9 years old and lives in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. She was born with unilateral clubfoot (left foot) and was left untreated. As God would have it they reside in the same apartment of a boy named Hardik who was already treated from the clubfoot clinic. Hardik’s story stirred a
Mohit was born with clubfoot. His parents Sunita and Charan took him to a private hospital days after he was born. They were told that casting would be expensive and there were no guarantees it would actually work. One medical bill can mean a lifetime of debt for the family.