Thousands of amputees in India are now able to walk again, thanks to a local charity that developed a prosthetic limb called the Jaipur foot.

The organisation uses innovation and cutting-edge science to keep costs low - the leg's exterior, for example, is made of beige plastic irrigation piping, melted to fit.

The foot costs around $40 to manufacture and according to the charity's founder, it is more functional than Western designs that cost about $10,000.

Al Jazeera's Diva Gopalan reports from Jaipur.

Source: Al Jazeera