The Week in Photos: Joyful healing!


A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Niger

Photos by Joel Witwer

Pere Noel with the children of our facilities manager Yssoufou.

Pere Noel with the children of our facilities manager Yssoufou.

A young visitor observes a moment of silence during our Christmas celebration where we had roughly 300 neighborhood children join us for singing, food, presents, and an explanation of why Christians celebrate Christmas in a majority Muslim Country.

A young visitor observes a moment of silence during our Christmas celebration where we had roughly 300 neighborhood children join us for singing, food, presents, and an explanation of why Christians celebrate Christmas in a majority Muslim country.

Cooling off in the shade.

Cooling off in the shade.

I feel like this photo summarizes the week well; welcoming, warm, and playful.

I feel like this photo summarizes the week well; welcoming, warm, and playful.


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

Happy smiles and tears of joy for our last clinic of patients this week!

Happy smiles and tears of joy for our last clinic of patients this week!

Gracerie waits in anticipation as Dr. Santa writes “fully healed” to be one of God’s gifts for her this Christmas!

Gracerie waits in anticipation as Dr. Santa writes “fully healed” to be one of God’s gifts for her this Christmas!

The Jollibee is a famous fast food chain where the Bee is almost always in a kid’s party, and with a childlike heart, Nurse Delia got to celebrate when the Bee came to visit!

The Jollibee is a famous fast food chain where the Bee is almost always in a kid’s party, and with a childlike heart, Nurse Delia got to celebrate when the Bee came to visit!

Seeing Santa and the Jollibee Bee at the same place was a treat for Hadassah. She calls, “Hugs! Hugs! Picture! Picture!” as she ran towards them!

Seeing Santa and the Jollibee Bee at the same place was a treat for Hadassah. She calls, “Hugs! Hugs! Picture! Picture!” as she ran towards them!

And it’s a dab! Oh, we mean, it’s a wrap! See you all again next year!

And it’s a dab! Oh, we mean, it’s a wrap! See you all again next year!


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie

Dr. Tim, Amina, Ahmed, Alemu, Nahom, and Tigist. Ahmed stayed with us for quite a while and this is him saying goodbye to the staff!

Dr. Tim, Amina, Ahmed, Alemu, Nahom, and Tigist. Ahmed stayed with us for quite a while, and this is him saying goodbye to the staff!

Daniel was playing volleyball and building a sand castle.

Daniel was playing volleyball and building a sand castle.

Gebyaw shows off his best pose.

Gebyaw shows off his best pose.

Meskerem is in the playground playing and having fun.

Meskerem is in the playground playing and having fun.

Kids, Aster, and Eman: Three best friends on their follow-up appointment!

Kids, Aster, and Eman: Three best friends on their follow-up appointment!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Can you see the joy (and maybe a little mischief) in Esther’s eyes?

Can you see the joy (and maybe a little mischief) in Esther’s eyes?

We met this girl at a mobile clinic, but her name is slipping our mind. That doesn’t make her adorable silliness any less real though!

We met this girl at a mobile clinic, but her name is slipping our mind. That doesn’t make her adorable silliness any less real though!

Irene, can you please smile at us like this every time we see you?

Irene, can you please smile at us like this every time we see you?

Riko (on the right) and his friend are having a lot of fun on our teeter totter.

Riko (on the right) and his friend are having a lot of fun on our teeter totter.

Elvis, our CUREkids Intern, shares his notebook with Moses so that Moses can practice his writing.

Elvis, our CUREkids Intern, shares his notebook with Moses, so that Moses can practice his writing.

Diane is a friend of CURE who came for a visit. She is working on a project that will really assist our program. She shares a fun moment as Joshua and his dad work on a Christmas coloring page that we gave to Joshua.

Diane is a friend of CURE who came for a visit. She is working on a project that will really assist our program. She shares a fun moment as Joshua and his dad work on a Christmas coloring page that we gave to Joshua.

Lucky is really quite charming.

Lucky is really quite charming.

We enjoy Mary Faith a lot!

We enjoy Mary Faith a lot!


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Neymar was supposed to have a wound check, but couldn’t – he was so happy for the reprieve – and to have permission to eat!

Neymar was supposed to have a wound check, but couldn’t. He was so happy for the reprieve and to have permission to eat!

Promise has been in the hospital on and off for over a year, but he still remains his smiley self!

Promise has been in the hospital on and off for over a year, but he still remains his smiley self!

Tamara and her mom wait for her operation.

Tamara and her mom wait for her operation.

Square shows off his new AFO! He’s so excited to have a straight foot!

Square shows off his new AFO! He’s so excited to have a straight foot!




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