Socking Clumsy: A Lebanese NGO Elevating Consciousness on Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT Illness)

I’ll be trustworthy, I’ve by no means heard up till now in regards to the Charcot-Marie-Tooth illness, a uncommon neuromuscular illness which impacts round 3 million folks worldwide. There’s no therapy but for the CMT illness and its signs vary from strolling difficulties, weak point in legs and muscle tissues, hammertoes to ankles giving and shedding the power to run.

It took 10 years of physician consultations, CT scans and assessments for Charbel Gemayel, the founding father of Socking Clumsy, to get recognized with Charcot-Marie-Tooth illness. As an alternative of despairing and feeling sorry for himself, he determined to start out Socking Clumsy to boost consciousness and provides his illness a colourful contact and to make folks’s ft glad, ft being the supply of the CMT signs.

You may present assist to Charbel and to native manufacturers [here].

This yr, Socking Clumsy and Faculty Mariste Champville are launching a contest referred to as “HEAL”, to assist in paying a tuition throughout a given scholar yr. This collaboration goals to boost consciousness to college students about Charcot-Marie-Tooth.

Right here’s what it’s worthwhile to do:

1- College students should draw a sock design based mostly on the phrase “heal”
2- The successful designs will likely be produced and offered by Socking Clumsy, with a proportion of the gross sales going right into a fund at Champville Alumni to assist paying a tuition.

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