The Week in Photos: A mom’s love

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Lufina was having a blast playing bao with mom!

Lufina was having a blast playing bao with mom!

Diyana looks a bit nervous about clubfoot treatment! We reassured her that it doesn’t hurt!

Diyana looks a bit nervous about clubfoot treatment! We reassured her that it doesn’t hurt!

Diyana receives her first casts for clubfoot!

Diyana receives her first casts for clubfoot!

Benjamin waits to have his temperature taken!

Benjamin waits to have his temperature taken!

16. Fabiola is back with her epic arm splint, ready to have it off and start physio!

Fabiola is back with her epic arm splint. She is ready to have it off and start physio!

Lufina’s finally gone home! We already miss her smile and giggles so much!

Lufina’s finally gone home! We already miss her smile and giggles so much!

This little chap was banging on our door during his physiotherapy session and we loved his little mohawk so much that we let him in!

This little chap was banging on our door during his physiotherapy session and we loved his little mohawk so much that we let him in!


CURE Niger

Photos by Joel Witwer

Fatouma comforts Hamidou as he recovers from his cleft lip surgery.

Fatouma comforts Hamidou as he recovers from his cleft lip surgery.

This grandmother was overjoyed to have a little memento of her time here at CURE Niger with her youngest grandchild.

This grandmother was overjoyed to have a little memento of her time at CURE Niger with her youngest grandchild.

This mom spent some time walking around the hospital grounds, comforting her youngest child as her oldest child received surgery.

This mom spent some time walking around the hospital grounds, comforting her youngest child as her oldest child received surgery.

We’re incredibly thankful for all the mothers (and grandmothers) for all they do for the kids we treat here. we’ve got Hamza and his grandmother during one of his checkups after receiving surgery to separate two of his fingers that were born bonded together.

We’re incredibly thankful for all the mothers (and grandmothers) for all they do for the kids we treat. We’ve got Hamza and his grandmother during one of his checkups after receiving surgery to separate two of his fingers that were born bonded together.

Being born with a cleft lip herself, Malika knew the trials Djalika would face with his cleft lip. She was the driving force in their quest for healing, which has ended with us at CURE Niger!

Being born with a cleft lip herself, Malika knew the trials Djalika would face with his cleft lip. She was the driving force in their quest for healing, which has ended with us at CURE Niger!


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

Jhaynie is a multitasker. She talked to us as she watched TV and played with the piano book!

Jhaynie is a multitasker. She talked to us as she watched TV and played with the piano book!

Angel Faith’s mom is happy to know that she’ll be having surgery soon!

Angel Faith’s mom is happy to know that she’ll be having surgery soon!

While Aljun is not sure about the camera, his grandma’s face shows her curiosity of what needs to be done on his leg.

While Aljun is not sure about the camera, his grandma’s face shows her curiosity of what needs to be done on his leg.

If Rena can talk, we think she’d ask, “Am I tall enough for surgery yet?”

If Rena can talk, we think she’d ask, “Am I tall enough for surgery yet?”

Photos by Marlene Bray

“That’s five!” Kai tells us as he works on his exercises in physical therapy. Once he reached 10, the LEGOS were waiting!

“That’s five!” Kai tells us as he works on his exercises in physical therapy. Once he reached 10, the LEGOS were waiting!

She’s a mom at home, but beyond that, Elaine has such a mom’s heart for our patients! She’s often spotted spending time comforting nervous kids before they enter the operating room.

She’s a mom at home, but beyond that, Elaine has such a mom’s heart for our patients! She’s often spotted spending time comforting nervous kids before they enter the operating room.

Maryjane is a mom to nine kids! It’s no wonder she had a knack for keeping her youngest, Maricar, calm and comforted before surgery.

Mary Jane is a mom to nine kids! It’s no wonder she had a knack for keeping her youngest, Maricar, calm and comforted before surgery.


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Sarah looks at a blood bag as she holds her son Kisubi during his blood transfusion.

Sarah looks at a blood bag as she holds her son Kisubi during his blood transfusion.

Safina holds her daughter Sabiba’s head as they lay on their bed in the ward.

Safina holds her daughter Sabiba’s head as they lay on their bed in the ward.

Kalulu plays with building blocks in the spiritual center.

Kalulu plays with building blocks in the spiritual center.

James plays with building blocks in the spiritual center. His niece Faridah was at CURE for treatment of hydrocephalus.

James plays with building blocks in the spiritual center. His niece Faridah was at CURE for treatment of hydrocephalus.

Shadia sleeps on her bed in the ward as her mother Shadia watches her.

Shadia sleeps on her bed in the ward as her mother Shadia watches her.


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Mieraf Gebresellasie

OPD Nurses Tizita & Elbethel were at their usual post and greeting our patients with bright smiles!

OPD Nurses Tizita & Elbethel were at their usual post and greeting our patients with bright smiles!

Our OR Nurse, Habtamu, was spending some time bonding with our burn patient, Roble, before taking in for his procedure!

Our OR Nurse, Habtamu, was spending some time bonding with our burn patient, Roble, before taking in for his procedure!

These beauties from the Ward & Clinic got together to go over patients and we just had to capture them!

These beauties from the Ward & Clinic got together to go over patients and we just had to capture them!

Kibron & Mahi, our PACU nurses, spread love all day and it begins with one another!

Kibron & Mahi, our PACU nurses, spread love all day and it begins with one another!

Our head OPD Nurse Tigist (left), Head Ward Nurse, Sami (far right) took a moment to be silly and pose with Nurse Ayantu. It’s her last day before she goes off to continue her education for a master's and what better way to depart then with joy!

Our head OPD Nurse Tigist (left), Head Ward Nurse, Sami (far right) took a moment to be silly and pose with Nurse Ayantu. It’s her last day before she goes off to continue her education for a master’s and what better way to depart then with joy!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Sometimes waiting to be seen at clinic takes sooo long. You might as well relax like this guy.

Sometimes waiting to be seen at clinic takes sooo long. You might as well relax like this guy.

CURE Kenya doesn’t treat hydrocephalus patients. But a neighboring hospital, Bethany Kids, does. We often run our mobile clinics alongside each other and that’s when we met this joyful guy!

CURE Kenya doesn’t treat hydrocephalus patients. But a neighboring hospital, Bethany Kids, does. We often run our mobile clinics alongside each other and that’s when we met this joyful guy!

We love watching Pastor Peter play with our kiddos. He has so many friends who are under the age of 15!

We love watching Pastor Peter play with our kiddos. He has so many friends who are under the age of 15!

This guy’s name might be Ali, but we’re not one hundred percent sure. We became friends on mobile clinic, and he became our model.

This guy’s name might be Ali, but we’re not one hundred percent sure. We became friends on mobile clinic, and he became our model.

Just a bit of mobile clinic silliness.

Just a bit of mobile clinic silliness.

See the joy coming from this girl’s smile? Her name is Happiness.

See the joy coming from this girl’s smile? Her name is Happiness.

Michael and Edward are having a very silly moment in front of the camera!

Michael and Edward are having a very silly moment in front of the camera!

Touched by an angel: Our lovely nurses staged a moving performance for us at the Wednesday chapel.

Touched by an angel: Our lovely nurses staged a moving performance for us at the Wednesday chapel.

Peter and Sylvia dancing to some good music at Wednesday morning chapel.

Peter and Sylvia dancing to some good music at Wednesday morning chapel.

When music came on at the playroom, Happiness, Michael and Martin brought the house down with some crazy dance moves.

When music came on at the playroom, Happiness, Michael, and Martin brought the house down with some crazy dance moves.




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