ABOUT US

The Left Foot, Corp. is a non profit organization founded in May 2014 with a goal of providing effective support to the most vulnerable population, especially children and young people in Madagascar. We also aim to promote shared responsibility within local communities by ensuring sustainable social development and better education.

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Make a Donation 

Your gift today will make a Malagasy child’s future brighter.

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The Left Foot, Corp concentrates on training school teachers and educators. We also focus on training health personnel and awareness campaigns will be conducted to promote these efforts:

  • Obtain and deliver equipment and supplies for Hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

  • Support educational initiatives for school institutions and healthcare providers

  • Increase awareness in the United States of education and healthcare needs in Madagascar

  • Partner with other organizations to maximize the aid we can provide

  • Raise funds to support these efforts

MEET THE TEAM

Left Foot, Corp. was created from the initiative of few Malagasy people living in the United States of America and former Peace Corps Volunteers in Madagascar. Our main objective is to make social change happens by promoting access to quality education, improving health care, and preparing young people to be a democratic citizenship.

Fidi Andriam
Fidi Andriam

CEO / Co-Founder Studied Ecotourism Marketing and Management at George Mason University. His interest in education in Madagascar began with his National Youth Service assignment as a teacher in a remote village school.

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Vero Zarrami
Vero Zarrami

CEO / Co-Founder Currently President/Founder of a Green Cleaning Services Company for more than 11 years. She was in charge of Cultural Affairs then Executive Assistant at the Embassy of Madagascar in Washington DC. She has worked in the Woman-Infant Care and Family Planning Project (SMI/PF) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Madagascar.

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Benoit Rakotovao
Benoit Rakotovao

Program Manager Came to the USA to study English as a Fulbright Scholar in 1993. Obtained a Ph.D degree in English (Literature) at Howard University (Washington DC). French Professor (Orangeburg, South Carolina 2001-2003). Was an active member of Madagascar Cultural Alliance, Inc., where he served in his capacity as Counsellor. A freelance Translator.

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Dr. Vololonirina Alice Rantoanina
Dr. Vololonirina Alice Rantoanina

Health Advisor Practitioner with competences in General Medical Practice, in Company Medical Services, and in Mother and Child Health. Led the Project named: “Reinforcing the Management of Mother and Child Health, and Family Planning”. Founder and a member of SOROPTIMIST CLUB International of Toamasina and Antananarivo in charge of the Health Commission.

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Elisabeth Ravaoarimalala
Elisabeth Ravaoarimalala

Education Advisor Obtained a Ph.D at INALCO, Paris, in African Studies (Languages, Literatures, and Society). Teaching Malagasy and French languages at Alliance Francaise, Union Europeenne, UNICEF, CRS Antananarivo). Since 2010, Managing a Private School.

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Njiva Rakotonirina
Njiva Rakotonirina

Deputy Program Manager Currently based in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Involved with tourism management and catering activities, highlighted by an international experience in Japan.

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