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November 16, 2022
5 Ways to Make a Difference This Giving Tuesday
Happy Giving Season! Each year we are reminded of the immense kindness and generosity of our global community. Thank you for helping us to provide...
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March 25, 2022
CoolKid Ismail
Meet CoolKid Ismail, a six year old from Somaliland. For the entirety of his life, Ismail has lived with painful and limited mobility. He struggled...
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March 14, 2022
JTFxALTSO: Meet Alisha!
Alisha, a transtibial congenital amputee, had her first surgery at the young age of only four days. After her surgery, due to the lack of government...
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February 24, 2022
From assessment to delivery: the stages of providing a prosthetic limb
The journey to mobility starts with you. When you make a donation, our CoolKids around the world begin their journey to achieving life-changing...
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February 15, 2022
Get to Know: Hannah Schumacher, Marketing & Communications Manager
Last year we launched a new blog series: Get to Know. We want you to get to know the people and passion behind ALTSO’s efforts. Next up, Hannah...
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February 10, 2022
CoolKid Ashik
When a young Ashik was learning how to walk he struggled immensely. As he grew, the problem only became more visible and painful.
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February 3, 2022
Board Member Ray McKenzie Interviewed by Rachel Kelso on Chicago's 97.1The Drive
 
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January 10, 2022
JTF x ALTSO: Meet Nova
In 2017, a then 15 year old Nova was in a truck accident, which lead to the amputation of his limb. Nova, who had once been a thriving student in...
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December 13, 2021
Ending 2021 With Gratitude
 
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November 16, 2021
CoolKid Faluha
Faluha was born with bilateral clubfoot, a condition in which both feet are rotated inward and downward. Her grandmother, an onion vendor who takes...
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November 15, 2021
CoolKid Purvi
At just three years old, CoolKid Purvi lost her right leg in an accident.  Luckily, her  parents were able to get her a prosthetic from a local...
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