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The Week in Photos: Live life well

Jon Foreman introduces the guitar to a new generation of musicians during clinic!





A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Dominicana

Photos by Yovanni Medrano

Probably our little boy is thinking about all the homework is waiting for him at home.

Probably our little boy is thinking about all the homework is waiting for him at home.

It is time to celebrate all our staff birthdays , so say cheese and let’s enjoy the cake!!!

It is time to celebrate all our staff birthdays , so say cheese and let’s enjoy the cake!!!

We don’t have to beg Wildaris for a picture; she always is posing for the Paparazzi at CURE DR, such a famous girl.

We don’t have to beg Wildaris for a picture; she always is posing for the Paparazzi at CURE DR, such a famous girl.

Hi everyone! My name is Aquiles and I am going to be a pianist.

Hi everyone! My name is Aquiles and I am going to be a pianist.

That face which "thanks Richard for taking off the cast."

That face which “thanks Richard for taking off the cast.”


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie

There’s nothing more special then girl time! You can find these three: Bontu, Alfia, and Aliya chatting it up and entertaining one another anywhere in the ward.

There’s nothing more special then girl time! You can find these three: Bontu, Alfia, and Aliya chatting it up and entertaining one another anywhere in the ward.

The brothers in our ward, Seid and Abdu, love welcoming other kids and making friends. We think they really like their new friend Mikyas!

The brothers in our ward, Seid and Abdu, love welcoming other kids and making friends. We think they really like their new friend Mikyas!

Muad was smiling from ear to ear when we went by to see how he’s healing!

Muad was smiling from ear to ear when we went by to see how he’s healing!

Alfia was so excited about her balloon and happily showed it off to us!

Alfia was so excited about her balloon and happily showed it off to us!

 


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Elvis, a volunteer with CURE Kenya, poses for a photo with this sweet little man from one of our clinic neighbourhoods.

Elvis, a volunteer with CURE Kenya, poses for a photo with this sweet little man from one of our clinic neighbourhoods.

The CURE Kenya family at its best; one happy big family.

The CURE Kenya family at its best; one happy big family.

Playtime just got a little serious; Xavier hitches a ride in Jeff's bike.

Playtime just got a little serious; Xavier hitches a ride in Jeff’s bike.

Mothers in the making: Helen wants to carry her "baby" around the playroom and Freshai helps her tie it on her back with a shawl.

Mothers in the making: Helen wants to carry her “baby” around the playroom and Freshai helps her tie it on her back with a shawl.

The joy of finding a CURE; Sammy’s family thought that clubfoot could not be corrected until they found themselves in a CURE Clubfoot clinic.

The joy of finding a CURE; Sammy’s family thought that clubfoot could not be corrected until they found themselves in a CURE Clubfoot clinic.

Sammy’s clubfeet are in the process of getting corrected, but for now, his friends are helping him be on his feet so they can still play together.

Sammy’s clubfeet are in the process of getting corrected, but for now, his friends are helping him be on his feet so they can still play together.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Hope is happy to be going home! He’s rocking the poses today!

Hope is happy to be going home! He’s rocking the poses today!

Sinikiwe is back for more physiotherapy and is enjoying a puzzle during some downtime!

Sinikiwe is back for more physiotherapy and is enjoying a puzzle during some downtime!

One of the nurses comforts Ruthness as she waits on the stretcher to be taken into the operating room.

One of the nurses comforts Ruthness as she waits on the stretcher to be taken into the operating room.

Francis is an old pro at having operations. The day after his knee surgery, he was grinning and playing bao like nothing had happened!

Francis is an old pro at having operations. The day after his knee surgery, he was grinning and playing bao like nothing had happened!

Luka is headed home, so his mom is getting supplies for him from the pharmacy!

Luka is headed home, so his mom is getting supplies for him from the pharmacy!

 


CURE Philippines

Photos by Andrew Bray

The band members of Switchfoot, along with their special guests Michael and Jeremie, had the privilege of meeting CUREkid Jocy. She even made sure Tim Foreman had the opportunity to try her specially made tea!

The band members of Switchfoot, along with their special guests Michael and Jeremie, had the privilege of meeting CUREkid Jocy. She even made sure Tim Foreman had the opportunity to try her specially made tea!

The ladies of our housekeeping staff introduce Switchfoot’s Jerome Fontamillas to an important tradition: taking selfies!

The ladies of our housekeeping staff introduce Switchfoot’s Jerome Fontamillas to an important tradition: taking selfies!

Jon Foreman introduces the guitar to a new generation of musicians during clinic!

Jon Foreman introduces the guitar to a new generation of musicians during clinic!

Jon Foreman makes a new friend during Monday clinic.

Jon Foreman makes a new friend during Monday clinic.

“I think this is the most documented song I’ve ever sung!” Jon Foreman, of Switchfoot, jokes as every staff member records his impromptu concert.

“I think this is the most documented song I’ve ever sung!” Jon Foreman, of Switchfoot, jokes as every staff member records his impromptu concert.

Chad and Tim hung out with clinic patients this week and had as much fun as the kids did!

Chad and Tim hung out with clinic patients this week and had as much fun as the kids did!

Photos by Hope Kim

Chad from Switchfoot spends time with Jocy while doing art work in the playroom.

Chad from Switchfoot spends time with Jocy while doing art work in the playroom.

Nurse Vivian stops by during free clinic and calms Sunshine down after getting a Ponseti cast.

Nurse Vivian stops by during free clinic and calms Sunshine down after getting a Ponseti cast.

Whose legs do you think are in those jeans? We almost thought they were Rona Fe’s legs and then remembered that she just had surgery on her leg!

Whose legs do you think are in those jeans? We almost thought they were Rona Fe’s legs and then remembered that she just had surgery on her leg!

Lexie works on feeding movements in physical therapy. The sand was part of the trick to make her do it!

Lexie works on feeding movements in physical therapy. The sand was part of the trick to make her do it!


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

 

Suzan holds her daughter Venita outside the ward.

Suzan holds her daughter Venita outside the ward.

Bobby intubates Shadia.

Bobby intubates Shadia.

Rodyne puts her hand over her face as she wakes up in her mother’s arms.

Rodyne puts her hand over her face as she wakes up in her mother’s arms.




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