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The Week in Photos: Express your happiness

The heat’s creeping up in Niger, but not even extreme temperatures can stifle Baraou’s personality!





A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

When you can’t find water to drink during mobile clinic, just find a coconut and drink fresh coconut water out of the shell!

When you can’t find water to drink during mobile clinic, just find a coconut and drink fresh coconut water right out of the shell!

KR’s messy hair and worn out casts shows that nothing can stop him from moving!

Kyzh Rhyll’s messy hair and worn out casts show that nothing can stop him from moving!

Even if we’re outside our hospital facilities, we try to be always ready to treat patients. Here: we were able to treat infants with clubfoot using the Ponseti method.

Even if we’re outside our hospital facilities, we try to be always ready to treat patients. Here: we were able to treat infants with clubfoot using the Ponseti method.

There was some down time during mobile clinic and Nurse Jun decided to take on a new role: The Bubble Guy!

There was some down time during mobile clinic and Nurse Jun decided to take on a new role: the Bubble Guy!

Community plays a big part of healing, especially the gigantic pot of food that they bring!

Community plays a big part in healing, especially the gigantic pot of food that they bring!

Photos by Marlene Bray

It was Bubble Lady Chris’ birthday, which meant ice cream for everyone!

It was Bubble Lady Chris’ birthday, which meant ice cream for everyone!

Recovery has been a long road, but Isaac still has one of the brightest smiles around!

Recovery has been a long road, but Isaac still has one of the brightest smiles around!

“I always like to see them sleeping peacefully after surgery, I don’t like when they cry,” Anesthesiologist Dr. Gomez tells us. We think Jaira’s sweet slumber would make him proud!

“I always like to see them sleeping peacefully after surgery. I don’t like (it) when they cry,” Anesthesiologist Dr. Gomez tells us. We think Jaira’s sweet slumber would make him proud!

Yes, he’s a true professional, but Nurse Ralp can never pass up the opportunity for a subtle photobomb!

Yes, he’s a true professional, but Nurse Ralp can never pass up an opportunity for a subtle photobomb!


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Gractian lays happily on his bed prior to his surgery.

Gractian lays happily on his bed prior to his surgery.

Emanuel plays in the spiritual center playroom.

Emanuel plays in the spiritual center playroom.

Jowasi lays on his bed with a inflated glove as his mother Mbabazi watches him play.

Jowasi lays on his bed with a inflated glove as his mother Mbabazi watches him play.

Aliano lays on a swing in the spiritual center playroom.

Aliano lays on a swing in the spiritual center playroom.


CURE Zambia

Photos by Mubita Simataa

Memory has such a genuine smile it can melt anyone’s heart.

Memory has such a genuine smile it can melt anyone’s heart.

Tembani is photogenic and he knows it!

Tembani is photogenic and he knows it!

The only thing harder than getting Busiku’s attention is getting her attention away from the TV!

The only thing harder than getting Busiku’s attention is getting her attention away from the TV!

When it’s time for walking practice, Inonge looks at Spina Bifida in it’s face and sticks out her tongue. Nothing can bring you down if you believe in possibility!

When it’s time for walking practice, Inonge looks Spina Bifida in the face and sticks out her tongue. Nothing can bring you down if you believe in possibility!

It seems Barnabas has other talents apart from his precise driving skills.

It seems Barnabas has other talents apart from his precise driving skills.


CURE Dominican Republic

Photos by Yovanni Medrano

Jose Manuel and Mrs. Miller are having so much fun together.

Jose Manuel and Mrs. Miller are having so much fun together.

The Spiritual Director of Kenya, Earnest Kioko, along with our Spiritual Director and his team. Thank you for being a blessing Pastor Earnest.

The Spiritual Director of Kenya, Earnest Kioko, along with our Spiritual Director and his team. Thank you for being a blessing Pastor Earnest.

This talented group of professionals dedicated their week to be a blessing in the DR. Thanks to Dr. Caputo and his wife Tanna, to the lovely Therapist Mrs. Miller and to Mr. Smith.

This talented group of professionals dedicated their week to be a blessing in the DR. Thanks to Dr. Caputo and his wife Tanna, to the lovely Therapist Mrs. Miller and to Mr. Smith.

Lehionel is always prepared for given his best smile.

Lehionel is always prepared for given his best smile.


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Sammy thinks cameras and mangoes are the best!

Sammy thinks cameras and mangoes are the best!

Elvis, one of our volunteers, makes a funny face as he enjoys a moment with Blessing, a baby who’s come for ENT surgery.

Elvis, one of our volunteers, makes a funny face as he enjoys a moment with Blessing, a baby who’s come for ENT surgery.

This is Ashlyn, and we’d like to proudly say that we painted that smiley face on her cast!

This is Ashlyn, and we’d like to proudly say that we painted that smiley face on her cast!

Walking with a big heavy cast on your leg is not an easy task, but Michelle is trying and she’s doing great!

Walking with a big heavy cast on your leg is not an easy task, but Michelle is trying. She’s doing great!

We met this super outgoing fella at one of our mobile clinics this week. His name is Maxwell and he can make funny faces.

We met this super outgoing fella at one of our mobile clinics this week. His name is Maxwell and he can make funny faces.

Annah loves to have her photos taken and her smile is gorgeous! Annah will soon be coming to CURE Kenya for a contracture release

Annah loves to have her photos taken and her smile is gorgeous! Annah will soon be coming to CURE Kenya for a contracture release

We met this boy Peter at Makindu clinic. He was pretending to be a little moody until he met his name sake, our very own Pastor Peter. A little bit of tickling was enough to get him laughing out loud.

We met this boy Peter at Makindu clinic. He was pretending to be a little moody until he met his name sake, our very own Pastor Peter. A little bit of tickling was enough to get him laughing out loud.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Alinafe loves hearing get-well messages!

Alinafe loves hearing get-well messages!

Lonjezo is back for some physiotherapy and is doing well!

Lonjezo is back for some physiotherapy and is doing well!

Alinafe enjoys some outdoor shade under the swing!

Alinafe enjoys some outdoor shade under the swing!

Loveness is back and following CKC Avanell EVERYWHERE!

Loveness is back and following CKC Avanell EVERYWHERE!

Abele is playing some card games with the rest of the kids. Cards is the new fad at CURE Malawi and everyone’s playing a game like Uno!

Abele is playing some card games with the rest of the kids. Cards are the new fad at CURE Malawi and everyone’s playing a game like Uno!

We were so happy to see Margret and her mom doing well at her local clinic!

We were so happy to see Margret and her mom doing well at her local clinic!

This lovely lady brought several kids from her home and boarding school for children with disabilities to our outreach clinic in Balaka, including this little boy.

This lovely lady brought several kids from her home and boarding school for children with disabilities to our outreach clinic in Balaka, including this little boy.


CURE Niger

Photos by Joel Witwer

When your future’s looking so bring you gotta wear shades!

When your future’s looking so bright you gotta wear shades!

Some of our surgical staff visit with Ahmad after he received his surgery.

Some of our surgical staff visit with Ahmad after he received his surgery.

Hadiza’s got a habit of bringing smiles with her whereever she goes!

Hadiza’s got a habit of bringing smiles with her where ever she goes!

The heat’s creeping up in Niger, but not even extreme temperatures can stifle Baraou’s personality!

The heat’s creeping up in Niger, but not even extreme temperatures can stifle Baraou’s personality!




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