The Man Who Makes the Shoes: Dukhi’s Story

October 19, 2023

“Making shoes for children with disabilities is a noble job,” shares Dukhi, a master craftsman who works at the Hospital and Rehabilitation Center for Disabled Children (HRDC), MiracleFeet’s partner in Nepal. Dukhi is one of approximately 30 staff at HRDC who are also former patients. Dukhi himself was born with clubfoot in eastern Nepal and lived with the condition, and the shame and stigma it carried, for nearly a decade.