The Week in Photos: Celebrations and smiles

The Week in Photos

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world

CURE Niger

Photos by Fanny Franceschi

May 13th was Women's Day in Niger. Every woman working at the hospital received the same material and had to make a dress from it. There were so many different styles! Anatou, our social worker, models her dress here.

May 13th was Women’s Day in Niger. Every woman working at the hospital received the same material and had to make a dress from it. There were so many different styles! Anatou, our social worker, models her dress here.

Sarah, one of the workers at our guesthouse, shows off her creation.

Sarah, who works at our guesthouse, shows off her creation

Samaritan's Purse kindly invited us to a small conference and luncheon to celebrate. It was so much fun!

Samaritan’s Purse kindly invited us to a small conference and luncheon to celebrate the day. It was so much fun!

A joyful time of worship

A joyful time of worship

Everyone anxiously prepares for the group photo

Everyone prepares for the group photo

Group photo success! The team at Samaritan's Purse and our staff from CURE pose in their beautiful garments.

Group photo success! The team at Samaritan’s Purse and our staff from CURE pose in their beautiful garments.

CURE Philippines

Photos by Marlene Bray

How do we celebrate birthdays at Tebow CURE Hospital? With a staff flash mob, of course!

How do we celebrate birthdays at Tebow CURE Hospital? With a staff flash mob, of course!

Jasmine was one of the happiest kids to ever get a cast off! No fear, no tears, just nonstop giggles!

Jasmine was one of the happiest kids to ever get a cast off! No fear, no tears, just nonstop giggles!

 Joellianne and Mar Jhon found a fluffy friend in the playroom!

Joellianne and Mar Jhon found a fluffy friend in the playroom!

CURE Zambia

Photos by Abby Tumelo

Robsonhas such a big heart! Despite his own struggles with hydrocephalus, he keeps inviting other kids and babies to his bed so that he can pray for their healing!

Robson has such a big heart! Despite his own struggles with hydrocephalus, he keeps inviting other kids and babies to his bed so that he can pray for their healing!

Eli and his grandmother love getting Get Well messages! She wouldn't stop saying "amen" in agreement to all the well wishes from everyone who sent a message. Thank you for blessing them!

Eli and his grandmother love getting Get Well messages! She couldn’t stop saying “amen” in agreement to all the well wishes from everyone who sent a message. Thank you for blessing them!

Grace gets ready to have her bandage changed

Grace gets ready to have her bandage changed

Gifts smiles beautifully not only for the photo, but in real life, too. He is a happy boy.

Gifts smiles beautifully – not only for the photo, but in real life, too. He is a happy boy.


Photo of the CURE International

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CURE International is a Christian health care network that operates charitable hospitals and programs in underserved countries worldwide where patients experience the life-changing message of God’s love for them, receiving surgical treatment regardless of gender, religion, or ethnicity.

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Further Reading

People of CURE

Serving God and Healing kids in Malawi

Serving God and Healing kids in Malawi
Patient Stories

The Unbelievable Love of God

The Unbelievable Love of God
In the Field

Holistically Treating Cerebral Palsy

Holistically Treating Cerebral Palsy
Reflections

The need for children’s medical care in Niger

The need for children’s medical care in Niger
In the Field

Conditions we treat: Burn contractures

Conditions we treat: Burn contractures
In the Field

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones