The Week in Photos: Let your light shine

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Niger

Photos by Joel Witwer

We had a little video shoot to highlight Nafiou's story and he absolutely loved the focused attention!

We had a video shoot to highlight Nafiou’s story. He absolutely loved the focused attention!

After surger, Ahamad's personality has come back right along with a pair of sunglasses that the child of one of our staff members (and a friend of Ahmad's) gifted him!

After surgery, Ahamad’s personality came back full force along with a pair of sunglasses that was gifted to him!

Rachidou had a date with the physical therapist where he got this nice little brace, which will help train him to keep his newly released wrist straight after years of it being contracted!

Rachidou had a date with the physical therapist. He got this nice brace, which will help train him to keep his newly released wrist straight after years of it being contracted!


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

After covering his face for a minute, Narwen finally takes a peek if the paparazzis are gone!

After covering his face for a minute, Narwen finally takes a peek to see if the paparazzi is gone!

Tebow CURE’s Program Coordinator Josiah and Social Worker Joy travels kilometers from the city to other local towns to reach each out and arrange mobile clinics.

Tebow CURE’s Program Coordinator Josiah and Social Worker Joy travel kilometers from the city to other local towns to reach each out and arrange mobile clinics.

This is one of the beautiful sights on the second floor– nurses coming together in prayer for our patients.

This is one of the beautiful sights on the second floor: nurses coming together in prayer for our patients.

Photos by Marlene Bray

Nurse Shayne double checks the drill before use during surgery.

Nurse Shayne double checks the drill before surgery.

Dhang from housekeeping takes a minute to comfort Jhonrey through prayer before his surgery.

Dhang, from housekeeping, takes a minute to comfort Jhonrey through prayer before his surgery.

While Dhang is busy soothing Jhonrey’s nerves, Elaine focuses on comforting mom Judith.

While Dhang is busy soothing Jhonrey’s nerves, Elaine focuses on comforting mom Judith.

Whenever the “big pliers” are on the tool table in the operating room, we know serious surgeries are going on! This day, they were used to trim down a pin placed in Charles’ broken arm.

Whenever the “big pliers” are on the tool table in the operating room, we know serious surgeries are going on. This day, they were used to trim down a pin placed in Charles’ broken arm.


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Mbabazi holds her son Jowasi.

Mbabazi holds her son Jowasi.

Shallom sits on her mom's, Barbara’s, lap as they wait outside the OPD to be seen for a follow up appointment.

Shallom sits on her mom’s (Barbara’s) lap as they wait to be seen for a follow up appointment.

Dr. Justin performs an ETV/CPC.

Dr. Justin performs an ETV/CPC.

Juma looks up as he is being held by his mother Florence.

Juma looks up as he is being held by his mother Florence.


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie & Bethlehem Teshome

Ararsa is back for another procedure and likes seeing old friends!

Ararsa is back for another procedure and likes seeing old friends!

Fiker has made a new pal, Abdu, and enjoys the time they get to play while they’re healing!

Fiker has made a new pal, Abdu, and enjoys the time they get to play while they’re healing!

Mahlet and Tesfanesh went over Tsion’s stats in the PACU before sending her to the ward after her operation. We love seeing them work as a team!

Mahlet and Tesfanesh went over Tsion’s stats in the PACU before sending her to the ward after her operation. We love seeing them work as a team!

Muluken believes he has the best bed in the ward, with a view of the television, so that he’s never bored while resting in bed!

Muluken believes he has the best bed in the ward, with a view of the television, so that he’s never bored while resting in bed!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

These friends are having the time of their life as Hezron pushes Micah on the big swing.

These friends are having the time of their life as Hezron pushes Micah on the big swing.

The look on this mama’s face as she holds her son close… Our mamas don’t always get enough credit for all that they pour into the lives of their kiddos. The time, the emotions, the lack of sleep. They do it all with such love.

The look on this mama’s face as she holds her son close… Our mamas don’t always get enough credit for all that they pour into the lives of their kiddos. The time, the emotions, the lack of sleep. They do it all with such love.

There’s a butterfly takeover at CURE. Last week, there was one in the ward. This week, there was one closer to our office.

There’s a butterfly takeover at CURE. Last week, there was one in the ward. This week, there was one closer to our office.

Happy Birthday, babies of March! We have fun celebrating staff birthdays each month. Gladys celebrates her birthday by cutting the cake.

Happy Birthday babies of March! We have fun celebrating staff birthdays each month. Gladys celebrates her birthday by cutting the cake.

Oh this smile!

Oh this smile!


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Alinafe and the rest of the kids were painting their nails with watercolors. It stays on surprisingly long!

Alinafe and the rest of the kids were painting their nails with watercolors. It stays on surprisingly long!

Natarino shows off his best funny face before some physiotherapy!

Natarino shows off his best funny face before some physiotherapy!

Thom finally had the rest of his frame removed! He must be very happy!

Thom finally had the rest of his frame removed! He must be very happy!

Everyone loves Wisdom, and he loves being held!

Everyone loves Wisdom, and he loves being held!

Brave sounds like a great name for a motorcyclist!

Brave sounds like a great name for a motorcyclist!

Hope is stuck in bed, but still smiles big!

Hope is stuck in bed, but still smiles big!




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Reflections

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