It is estimated that somewhere between 3 million and 11.2 million amputees worldwide are in need of a prostheses with approximately 80% of those living in low-income countries. These individuals are usually forced to exist as dependents with little hope of a productive role in their society. The highest demand for lower-extremity prostheses exists in areas where extensive walking is a routine part of each day. Unfortunately, these areas are generally located within the poorest of countries, where technology is the least advanced and resources most scarce. Many of these areas are plagued by war, poor medical care, landmines, natural disasters, and other daunting obstacles. Due to these factors, there continues to be a significant unmet need for prosthetic devices that specifically meet the technological, economical, and social requirements of developing nations. Many local clinics are dependent upon donations of used prosthetic components, or imported prosthetic components from humanitarian organizations. By offering prosthetic limb solutions that can be made and repaired locally, LIMBS is attempting to break the mold of dependency that has existed in developing nations for many years. In doing so we are creating sustainable solutions that local clinicians can proudly claim as their own, while improving the lives of their countrymen.