Here in the US, children with limb loss thankfully have the support necessary to ensure that they always have a prosthetic limb to be independent, ambulate, and perform activities of daily living. In many underdeveloped and impoverished countries, people with limb loss do not have to funds to pay for a prosthesis, and commonly their is not even a Prosthetist present to offer these services. In areas where their is conflict, or natural disaster has taken everything from the people, Prosthetic care is not an option. These people are already fighting an uphill battle to survive and be productive members of their society, and being without a limb or limbs can be devastating. A child in these situations has very little chance at living the normal life of a young child that runs, plays, walks to school, and help around the home. Their self worth and determination of succeeding is kept low in these situations.
The Limb Kind Foundation helps children with limb loss regain their motivation and determination by providing Prostheses free of charge! Providing a child a prosthesis doesn't just change that one life, but it alters the future of many lives. Help support the Limb Kind Foundation, so more children with limb loss all over the world receive prostheses.