MiracleFeet is an impact-driven organization with the mission to increase access to proper treatment for children born with clubfoot in low- and middle-income countries through partnerships with local healthcare providers.
Founded in 2010 by parents of children born with clubfoot, MiracleFeet has helped change the lives of over 57,000 children in 29 countries. They are the largest global organization solely dedicated to ending this solvable problem for every child born with it, forever.
- Industry: Healthcare, Public Policy
- KitchenAid’s Goals: Identify, develop, and pilot a commercially-viable business model that allows its braces to be sold to a segment of the market that can afford it in order to build a more robust and sustainable approach to fuel its mission.
- Results: MiracleFeet got better clarity on the addressable market, willingness to pay, and the prospect of developing a “Center of Excellence” clubfoot treatment partnership with a state-of-the-art private hospital in Nigeria.
Over a six month engagement, our team provided strategic guidance and a full-suite of commercial development work-plan and activities that was executed alongside MiracleFeet’s global programs team.
Our team in Nigeria:
- Defined the scope of market research and data-gathering activities to inform the best path to find a feasible hospital to partner with.
- Interviewed doctors, patients, care-givers, orthopedic surgeons, technicians, and decision-makers to understand the needs and the patient’s journey in finding club foot treatments and solutions.
- Discovered the best segment of the market where there was viability for commercialization in the private and public sector.
- Partnered with two of the largest orthopedic hospitals where clubfoot treatments happen in Nigeria to perform a 2-month pilot and learn about doctors and patient’s interaction with MiracleFeet’s product to better tease out the value proposition and test commercial viability.
- Assisted in product registration requirements to allow easy importation into the country.
- Registered their trademark to provide trade access within the country.
- Provided warehousing and logistics services to import and distribute products to public hospital pilot partners.
- Conducted surveys and patient interviews during the pilot program to identify opportunities to strengthen its commercial model.
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