MiracleFeet is a Classy Awards Finalist

April 26, 2016

We have some exciting news to share! Our program, Global Clubfoot Technology Platform, has been named a Classy Awards Finalist, of the 100 most innovative nonprofits and social enterprises of 2016! We’re thrilled to share the news with supporters like you that make our work possible.

What are the Classy Awards?

Classy Awards Finalists are a prestigious group of nonprofits and social enterprises selected for their excellence in social innovation. This year, Classy had 1300 programs across all cause categories submit nominations. The application process was rigorous and intensive. Judging used a stringent criteria that assessed an organization’s potential to solve a problem with an innovative solution.

Our program, along with the 99 other Finalists, is now in the running to become a winner. Our fate is being passed on to the Leadership Council, a diverse board of experts and thought leaders who will collectively vote to determine the 10 Classy Award Winners.

The Global Clubfoot Technology Platform builds upon our Global Clubfoot Program (sustainable partnerships with local clubfoot providers). The technology platform will accelerate the rollout of clubfoot treatment in low income settings. This enabling us, other NGOs, and governments to eradicate one the disability caused by clubfoot. We are developing a core platform that enhances patient support and treatment quality through SMS communication/mHealth, e-learning, telemedicine, a low cost brace with sensors, and a mobile native clubfoot data management system.

What’s next?

Becoming a Classy Awards Finalist means we’ll be traveling to Boston this June 14-16 for the Collaborative + Classy Awards. It’s the largest social innovation event of the year! We’ll have the opportunity to meet and mingle with some amazing folks, like leaders from the United Nations Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Echoing Green, charity:water, and many more.

As a supporter, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating this momentous occasion by sharing the news on social media. To be recognized for our efforts and creative solutions is quite an honor.