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The Week in Photos: Laughter is key

Esther charms us with her smile!






A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Caren plays with Samatha while she gets her vitals.

Caren plays with Samatha while she gets her vitals.

Nathan lays in his bed just after he woke up.

Nathan lays in his bed just after he woke up.

Annet holds her son Jasper on their bed.

Annet holds her son Jasper on their bed.

Antibiotics are prepared during an ETV/CPC.

Antibiotics are prepared during an ETV/CPC.


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie & Bethlehem Teshome

Our CUREkid Tesfanesh has been asking for a photograph of herself, since the beginning of her treatment, especially with one that shows the cool frame she used to wear so it was only right we caught her on her way out and surprised her with it!

Our CUREkid Tesfanesh has been asking for a photograph of herself, since the beginning of her treatment, especially with one that shows the cool frame she used to wear. So, it was only right we caught her on her way out and surprised her with it!

Seifen also was cheered up and so excited to bond with Wubalem that she paused on having breakfast! She went back to it after the fun was over!

Seifen was cheered up and excited to bond with Wubalem that she paused while eating breakfast! She went back to it after the fun was over!

These two, Hamiza and Nahom, had a blast doing arts and crafts with our awesome volunteer, Daniela, who comes weekly to tell the children stories from the bible through art work!

These two, Hamiza and Nahom, had a blast doing arts and crafts with our awesome volunteer, Daniela, who comes weekly to tell the children stories from the bible through art!

Getaye was happy to see Wubalem while she was making her own rounds and cheering up fellow children in healing from her veteran experience with us! Way to go Wubalem!

Getaye was happy to see Wubalem while she was making her own rounds and cheering up fellow children in healing from her veteran experience with us! Way to go Wubalem!

Wubalem was ecstatic to have copies of her transformation from beginning to end thanks to our awesome, Brant Hansen, who donated a photo printer!

Wubalem was ecstatic to have copies of her transformation from beginning to end thanks to our awesome Brant Hansen, who donated a photo printer!

Mariam and Abush began their healing process together and have become great friends! They were so pleased to have their own memorabilia of their journey as they near the end of the road here with us!

Mariam and Abush began their healing process together and have become great friends! They were so pleased to have their own memorabilia of their journey as they near the end of the road here with us!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Esther charms us with her smile!

Esther charms us with her smile!

Please can we have some of this guy’s joy? We love it so much!

Please can we have some of this guy’s joy? We love it so much!

Before our hospital took a break for Christmas, we enjoyed a day of fun, food, and games and we called it CURE Day!

Before our hospital took a break for Christmas, we enjoyed a day of fun, food, and games and we called it CURE Day!

One of CURE Day’s events included an eating contest. The contestants included, from left to right, Jackson, a nurse from the ward. Dr. Mbugua, one of our head orthopedic consultants. Steven, a nurse from the states who came with his wife to volunteer at CURE. And Amos, one of our physical therapists. Steven won the contest!

One of CURE Day’s events included an eating contest. The contestants included, from left to right, Jackson, a nurse from the ward; Dr. Mbugua, one of our head orthopedic consultants; Steven, a nurse from the states who came with his wife to volunteer at CURE; and Amos, one of our physical therapists. Steven won the contest!

These two came for clinic and joined us for our weekly chapel!

These two came for clinic and joined us for our weekly chapel!

Manasseh, one of our staff at the business office, had an accident in December. With both hands casted, and some chips of his teeth missing, his smile is still as wide as ever. Let’s all pray for a solid recovery for him.

Manasseh, one of our staff at the business office, had an accident in December. With both hands casted, and some chips of his teeth missing, his smile is still as wide as ever. Let’s all pray for a solid recovery for him.

Give this lovely girl Damac a book, and you are friends. She loves to read and books are keeping her company as she recovers.

Give this lovely girl Damac a book and you are friends. She loves to read and books are keeping her company as she recovers.

Can we be friends!! Joshua is being a little shy as they converse with his new friend Mitchell.

Can we be friends? Joshua is being a little shy as he converses with his new friend Mitchell.

Cute Mitchell! She borrows her guardian's glasses to pose for a photo in them.

Cute Mitchell! She borrows her guardian’s glasses to pose for a photo in them.

Mitchell and her friend Sheila shared a bubble wand to make bubbles together.

Mitchell and her friend Sheila shared a bubble wand to make bubbles together.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Our cutie Tamara awaiting tendon transfers!

Our cutie Tamara while awaiting tendon transfers!

Square was playing tickle monster with one of the clubfoot babies! All the toddlers love Square because he plays with them!

Square was playing tickle monster with one of the clubfoot babies! All the toddlers love Square because he plays with them!

Hamida was playing peek-a- boo with us from behind the bed!

Hamida was playing peek-a- boo with us from behind the bed!

Chisomo LOVES get-well messages!

Chisomo LOVES get well messages!


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

We rarely find kids cover their faces in front of the camera. But when they do, they find creative ways to hide.

We rarely find kids cover their faces in front of the camera. But when they do, they find creative ways to hide.

Marks greets us as walk in the room and says, “Picture! Picture!” He makes the cutest face like this one.

Mark greets us as we walk in the room and says, “Picture! Picture!” He makes the cutest face like this one.

Bubbles turned Natalia’s frown into a huge pretty smile.

Bubbles turned Natalia’s frown into a huge, pretty smile.

With our partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation, CURE Philippines is hosting a Night to Shine prom for people with special needs in Davao. This week, we handed out donated dresses to our guests to get them ready for next month!

With our partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation, CURE Philippines is hosting a “Night to Shine” prom for people with special needs in Davao. This week, we handed out donated dresses to our guests to get them ready for next month!




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