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About Mudawilako

When I was a baby, my sister would pile a mountain of stuffed animals on me while I slept in my crib in hopes that I’d either stop breathing or when she freaked out that maybe I couldn’t breathe and removed all the animals, I would have disappeared. Fortunately I didn’t stop breathing nor did I disappear and my sister has since apologized and we are now the best friends with only some flashbacks of being smothered by Pooh bear. With five other kids in the house, Mudawilako, our newest CUREkid, finds herself fighting off more than just stuffed animals and accepting plenty of apologies everyday.

When Mudawilako was only five months old, her mother left her in the care of her older sister while mom went for a bath. After that fact, the story gets a bit blurry as many stories involving guilty siblings do. But what we do know is that somehow, baby Mudawilako rolled from where she was laid into a fire pit, burning most of her lower half. Though in reality it was no one persons fault, Mudawilako’s siblings still feel the heavy guilt of “making their sister this way.” Now two and a half years after the accident Mudawilako has dealt with the repercussions and her new disability. Though friends don’t laugh at her, and people in her village don’t ostracize her, (I wouldn’t either w five older, tougher siblings) it’s her siblings who have not been able to cope with what happened to their little sister under their watch.

There have been plenty of times I’ve played the, “remember when you tried to smother me to death” card on my sister, and usually it buys me at least a free ice cream cone but my guess is all these kids are looking for a little more than Mudawilako to joke it off and an ice cream cone payback. But now Mudawilako is booked for surgery and they can finally put it all behind them, until she wants ice cream!

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  1. 10/22/2012 Mudawilako's case is complete
  2. 10/22/2012 We haven't seen Mudawilako for the follow-up review. Will mark his case as complete and update if anything changes
  3. 08/28/2012 Mudawilako is scheduled for followup at CURE Malawi
  4. 08/24/2012 Mudawilako's treatment date has been changed to 09/10/2012 - Mudawilako just went home! She is doing really well and so it was time for her to return home to keep healing. We'll see her again soon!
  5. 08/21/2012 Still here and still well!
  6. 08/14/2012 Burn contracture cases are one of the most intense cases we do and they require the child to remain in the hospital for a long time while we make sure skin grafts take and the wound is healing properly, so Mudawilako, being one of these children, is still here. She has really come out of her shell and is now regularly smiley and playful and she's enjoying spending time with all the new friends she's made. Mudawilako's doing alright!
  7. 08/14/2012 Burn contracture cases are one of the most intense cases we do and they require the child to remain in the hospital for a long time while we make sure skin grafts take and the wound is healing properly, so Mudawilako, being one of these children, is still here. She has really come out of her shell and is now regularly smiley and playful and she's enjoying spending time with all the new friends she's made. Mudawilako's doing alright!
  8. 08/07/2012 Mudawilako is still in the ward. She's getting more comfortable and playful now and she smiles more than ever. Must mean she's feeling better!
  9. 08/07/2012 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/OJTskv
  10. 07/31/2012 Mudawilako had her wound checked yesterday and everything is well. She even gave us a little smile this morning so let's see if we can capture it on camera!
  11. 07/26/2012 Mudawilako is in recovery at CURE Malawi - Mudawilako's surgery went well, though she still isn't up for smiling for us. We'll give her a few day and see if she'll show us some teeth then.
  12. 07/26/2012 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/SVwvek
  13. 07/26/2012 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/SVwuqM
  14. 07/26/2012 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/OcGc8r
  15. 07/23/2012 Mudawilako's treatment date has been changed to 07/24/2012 - Mudawilako was sick last week and couldn't have surgery. She was sent to Feed the Children to recover from her sickness but she is back this week! Pray she will be able to have surgery this week!
  16. 07/16/2012 Mudawilako has arrived at CURE Malawi
  17. 07/02/2012 It's almost time for her to be here! Finally! Please pray for her and pray she makes it in this time!
  18. 05/09/2012 Congratulations! Mudawilako's funding goal is met!
  19. 04/24/2012 Mudawilako's treatment date has been changed to 07/16/2012 - It's been a long time since we have heard anything from Mudawilako, but we saw her last week at the Lilongwe clinic and she was given a new date for surgery! She missed her last appointment because her mom was sick and could not bring her to the hospital, so pray for good health for all so we will be able to see her at the hospital in July for surgery!
  20. 10/03/2011 Unfortunately, Mudawilako was a no show yesterday and still hasn't shown up today. But hopefully we'll hear from her soon! Keep the faith :)
  21. 09/16/2011 Sorry for the confusion! Mudawilako was meant to come on the 2nd of October and that still stands! The times coming quickly!! We'll keep you posted!
  22. 09/16/2011 Mudawilako didn't show on the 1st of Aug. but we've gotten word from the family and we'll see them on the 2nd of October!! Keep them in your prayers, as her surgery is not yet funded!! We'll keep you posted!
  23. 08/01/2011 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/qUoSB0
  24. 08/01/2011 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/oKjsIc
  25. 08/01/2011 A new photo for Mudawilako Portipher http://bit.ly/n0lvOO

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Sarah Hall

Aug 27, 2012

I hope you get well soon, Mudawilako….

Miranda Manning

Aug 27, 2012

Hey Mudawilako,
I hope that this note makes you smile. I am praying for you.
Take care,

Miranda aka Duchess…

Jennifer Lette Wodsedalek

Aug 27, 2012

GET WELL…

Laurel Sajko

Aug 27, 2012

hello!

i hope some day i could come where u are help u treat ur burn dont worrie help is on the way

hope u feel better…

Alexandria Crane

Aug 27, 2012

you well you get better soon life goes this way and sometimes it is bad and it will get better trust me i promise just…

Brianna Sanchez

Aug 27, 2012

i hope u get well

Kelti McCallum

Aug 24, 2012

:) …

Andrea Delgado

Aug 24, 2012

dios lo proteja…

Lizzie Southeren Laskowski

Aug 24, 2012

i hope you get treated real soon and i hope you feel better soon best of luck…

Bella Racliffd

Aug 24, 2012

my baby…

Miranda Manning

Aug 24, 2012

Dear Mudawilako,
I pray that you feel better soon. Please know that God loves you. You are in my prayers.

Miranda aka…

Yazmil Rodriguez

Aug 24, 2012

get well…

Destiny Gonzalez

Aug 24, 2012

i hope you get better soon so good luck…

Scarlite Rosa

Aug 24, 2012

i hope you feel better soon <3…

Nishat Islam

Aug 24, 2012

hi take care…

Natalie Oliver

Aug 24, 2012

dear mudawilako i hope you feel better
love,
natalie oliver…

Ashley Burgess

Aug 24, 2012

we love you…

Samantha Villalba

Aug 23, 2012

Hey pretty girly I hope you feel better i can tell you are as sweet as sugar :) cutie pie! <3 xoxo…

Shamise Maheshe

Aug 23, 2012

i wish ur halhy and have someone to takecare o u

Vanessa Tran

Aug 23, 2012

get well!…

Vanessa Tran

Aug 23, 2012

get well!…

Noémie Bertrand

Aug 23, 2012

bonjour ca va mudawilako de noemie

Noémie Bertrand

Aug 23, 2012

bonjour hudawiliako de noemie…

Ashley Sharp

Aug 23, 2012

i hope you get your burns cured soon i know they have to hurt hope you get better soon…

Veronica Lopez Portillo

Aug 22, 2012

i lovee …