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.
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.