Malawi

CURE's hospital in Blantyre is transforming the lives of children with disabilities and their families in Malawi through medical and spiritual healing.

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Adam's Story

Because of his surgery at CURE, Adam can walk normally and has hope for a bright future. Read his life-changing story.

Read his story » Image of Adam laughing at his home; Adam was healed through surgery to correct Bowed legs at CURE International's hospital in Malawi (background image)

Bringing hope and healing to Malawi

Learn about CURE’s work in one of the most populated but least developed countries.

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  • Behind the scenes at CURE Uganda

    Social workers prepare patients and parents psychologically before a doctor is introduced. The goal is to help the parents understand what exactly is happening to their child. Part of our job is treating not only the illness, but also addressing any preexisting myths or beliefs that may exist. To treat a child and have a parent leave the hospital still thinking it was witchcraft or superstition that caused the illness may prevent others from traveling to CURE for treatment. Word of mouth is an extremely important means of communication in Uganda, especially in rural locations. Read More

  • “Through your works, you are showing God’s greatness.”

    Shakira’s story made me believe that disability is not the same as inability. She was born with her right leg shorter than her left leg, and yet she is always a winner at her school's racing competitions. Her grandmother, Mary, who is also her guardian at the hospital, said she gets comments from her teachers about how impressed they are with her. Despite the comments from other students that she is a witch (because of cultural beliefs about disabilities), she appears as if she doesn't care, and still interacts with everyone so well. Read More

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