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Podoconiosis

Vanquishing 'Mossy Foot' Condition With Genetic Epidemiology And Shoes

| Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Ricki Lewis (Click here for the original article) In Fasil Tekola Ayele’s native Ethiopia, the people call it “mossy foot.” Medical textb...

'I'm Going Barefoot Because'...Submit Your Photos For One Day Without Shoes

Posted 04.10.2012 | Impact

For many, going barefoot isn't a choice. That's why TOMS Shoes, a one-for-one company that delivers shoes to children in need around the world, ma...

TOMS Shoes Founder Works To Stamp Out Foot Disease In Ethiopia

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

CBS Evening News recently profiled a TOMS shoe drop in Southern Ethiopia, where TOMS Shoes Founder and Chief Shoe Giver Blake Mycoskie spoke about his...

The Opportunity For Change Extends Beyond Our Front Door

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

Podoconiosis is a geo-chemical disease caused by the absorption of minerals through the feet. It causes the legs to swell to unmanageable and grotesque sizes. There is, however, a surprisingly simple solution to prevention: shoes.

Fulfilling My Life's Mission Through the TOMS Shoes Movement

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Mycoskie

No personal mission has resonated so deeply with me as the one I am currently pursuing with the TOMS movement. I would like to share it with you in hopes that you will hold me accountable for fulfilling it.

TOMS Shoes: How To Spend Less And Give More (VIDEO)

Blake Mycoskie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Blake Mycoskie

With the economy as it is, spending money wisely is more important than ever. Gift giving is a wonderful thing - and should continue to be - but we ne...