Manny Ohonme has achieved international recognition as a philanthropist, social entrepreneur, businessman, author, and speaker. Manny is founder, president, and CEO of Samaritan’s Feet, a nonprofit organization established in 2003 that has provided more than 6.5 million pairs of shoes to individuals in need across 88 countries around the world and in hundreds of cities across the United States of America. His organization has worked with more than 100,000 volunteers; and now, after developing and starting to manufacture the Samaritan’s Feet innovative World Shoe, Manny and his team are focused on realizing the day when there will no longer be any shoeless children.

With more than 20 years of experience as a global leader, Manny enjoys sharing his insight, along with his inspirational story of being born in Lagos, Nigeria and how shoes become the symbol of hope and the vehicle to help transform the lives of millions of people living in poverty around the world. (Source –

In this episode, Manny tells us his incredible story from realizing he was called to something greater, to playing college basketball to a vision of changing the world with shoes on feet. Just an incredible, incredible man. I was so moved and you will be too. We can make a change in this world with something as simple as a pair of shoes.

You can find Manny and more about Samaritans Feet at the links below.

Manny Ohonme

Samaritans Feet

Manny on Twitter

Manny Ohonme’s Book – Sole Purpose –