Dr. Moyo: A Congolese Clubfoot Champion

Dr. Cyril Ilho Moyo understands the weight of living with a disability. He’s carried it.

Dr. Moyo grew up with a young cousin who had clubfoot. He carried his cousin to school because, in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a disability puts everything in jeopardy—education, livelihood, survival.

“In the village, running is life,” Dr. Moyo says. “Running to get water. Running to get food. Running to get to school. So, any deformity impairing your mobility is a problem.”

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