This Guy Invented Shoes That Grow So That Poor Children Will Always Have A Shoe That Fits

April 17, 2015

Sometimes the most simple invention can be the most effective, and that is definitely the case with this one.

shoes that grow

Kenton Lee invented The Shoe That Grows, a sandal that can adjust its size, allowing children living in poverty to grow up without having to go barefoot. The shoes, which come in small and large, can grow 5 sizes and last atleast 5 years.

With these two sizes, a child can always have a pair of shoes that fit, from kindergarten to high school.

shoes that grow

According to Lee's company, "There are over 300 million children who do not have shoes. And countless more with shoes that do not fit."

The problem with donated shoes is that children quickly outgrow them, and waiting for new ones can take a long time.

This shoe will change that...

shoes that grow

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