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As of 2019, the average monthly income in Belize is ~US$800.  This varies widely by profession and region.  The minimum wage is in the US$3 per hour range.  The population of children under 16 in Belize is around 100,000.  With this information it is a good assumption that some children have one pair of shoes and for whatever reason could be barefooted at some point while growing up.
 
As part of its Community Development Program’s Family Support Initiative, Believe in Belize is providing this service to distribute shoes to children throughout Belize.  Specifically, we will work with the non-profit organization “The Shoe That Grows” https://theshoethatgrows.org/.  It is a 501(c)(3) organization that has developed shoes that grow 5 sizes to accommodate a growing child.  Each shoe costs US $20.
 
How the service works
 
1) Donate to our "shoes" fund.
2) Identify groups of children in Belize, e.g. specific school or village, needing the shoes.
3) As funds are raised we will arrange to purchase them and distribute them.
 
Because of IRS rules, we cannot give directly to a specific child.  If you have a particular child you would like to provide the shoes feel free to go directly to "The Shoe That Grows" website above to purchase the shoes and provide them to the child.  Keep in mind, under this scenario you are operating outside of Believe in Belize, which is OK with us since at least we are happy to spread the word.