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The Week in Photos: Smiles and playtime

Perfect weather for our kiddos to leave the ward and play outside. Wayne is loving every minute of it.





A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

Thanks to 102.5 LIFE radio station, our patients this week got to take home a cuddle buddy with them as they heal!

Thanks to 102.5 LIFE radio station, our patients got to take home a cuddle buddy with them as they heal!

Amidst the current event issues that we have in the island of Mindanao this past week. We are in prayer for two things: healing and peace.

Amidst the current event issues that we have on the island of Mindanao, we are in prayer for two things: healing and peace.

Homesickness floods our way as many of us work away from families, but Dr. Shelley might’ve found that baby cuddling is an effective remedy!

Homesickness floods our way as many of us work away from families, but Dr. Shelley might’ve found that baby cuddling is an effective remedy!

Apreal seems taller, smarter, and has a smile that’s a lot wider! We love being reunited with our older CUREkids!

Apreal seems taller, smarter, and has a smile that’s a lot wider! We love being reunited with our older CUREkids!

Photos by Marlene Bray

We were getting concerned about Dr. Joseph. We haven’t had a photobomb from him lately. This week he calmed our fears!

We were getting concerned about Dr. Joseph. We haven’t had a photobomb from him lately. This week he calmed our fears!

What are you making?” we asked Apreal. “Hmm…well, I don’t know, something…” she trailed off. Here’s what she came up with!

“What are you making,” we asked Apreal. “Hmm… well, I don’t know, something…” she trailed off. Here’s what she came up with!


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Godwin is held by his father Bernard outside the ward.

Godwin is held by his father Bernard outside the ward.

(Left) Annet smiles as she watches her daughter Prossy play with Immaculate from the spiritual department in the playroom.

(Left) Annet smiles as she watches her daughter Prossy play with Immaculate from the Spiritual Department in the playroom.

The remnants of an afternoon thunderstorm is lit up at sunset over the ICU, laundry room, and kitchen.

The remnants of an afternoon thunderstorm light up at sunset over the ICU, laundry room, and kitchen.

Mothers dance around as they carry their chairs singing, “Tell pharaoh I am saved. I will not turn back. I’m going to Canaan.”

Mothers dance around as they carry their chairs singing, “Tell Pharaoh I am saved. I will not turn back. I’m going to Canaan.”


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Bethlehem Teshome

One of our physiotherapist's Bayu playing with little Hailu!

Physiotherapist Bayu plays with little Hailu!

Little Asia was lost in her thoughts!

Little Asia was lost in her thoughts!

This is Amzeya with her beautiful shy smile!

This is Amzeya with her beautiful shy smile!

Aliya loves her wheelchair; she is always in it wheeling around and having fun with everyone in the ward!

Aliya loves her wheelchair; she is always in it wheeling around and having fun with everyone in the ward!

Our Abdu and his beautiful sneaky look!

Our Abdu and his beautiful sneaky look!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Nelson Muoki

Sifa is one of our castable clubfoot babies, and whenever she comes for casting, she’s accompanied by her parents and other family and friends. This week, it was her grandma and an uncle (a close friend). Sifa should be feeling the love.

Sifa is one of our castable clubfoot babies, and whenever she comes for casting, she’s accompanied by her parents and other family and friends. This week, it was her grandma and an uncle (a close family friend). Sifa should be feeling the love.

Wayne and Vivian are best buds.

Wayne and Vivian are best buds.

Naphtali, one of our CUREkids coordinators, and Mariam having a faceoff in the playroom.

Naphtali, one of our CUREkids coordinators, and Mariam having a faceoff in the playroom.

Bakita’s leg had to be elevated after it started to swell. She was having fun with the elevation; posing like she was relaxing in a Hammock.

Bakita’s leg had to be elevated after it started to swell. She was having fun with the elevation; posing like she was relaxing in a Hammock.

Our very outgoing friend James was super excited to try out this wheelchair swing at our CURE Kenya playground.

Our very outgoing friend James was super excited to try out this wheelchair swing at our CURE Kenya playground.

Perfect weather for our kiddos to leave the ward and play outside. Wayne is loving every minute of it.

Perfect weather for our kiddos to leave the ward and play outside. Wayne is loving every minute of it.

Kate, one of our nurses at CURE Kenya, is happy to help Vivian with her cup of tea.

Kate, one of our nurses at CURE Kenya, is happy to help Vivian with her cup of tea.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Driver Innocent modeled for us for some videos we’re making to promote the hospital’s ambulance service for private patients!

Driver Innocent modeled for us as we’re making a video to promote the hospital’s ambulance service for private patients!

Martin is back for some more surgery for his bone infection!

Martin is back for some more surgery for his bone infection!

Dr. Main a has given Manuel the go-ahead to go home and have dressing changes once a week here at CURE!

Dr. Main has given Manuel the okay to go home and have dressing changes once a week!

Funny is taking over for CKC Thandy while he’s away on vacation, and she was doing a great job reading Manuel’s get-well letters to him!

Funny, right, is taking over for CKC Thandy while he’s away on vacation, and she was doing a great job reading Manuel’s get-well letters to him!


CURE Niger

Photos by Joel Witwer

At this point, Bassira is a pro at surgery so she’s all smiles as she waits to go in for her skin graft procedure.

At this point, Bassira is a pro at surgery, so she’s all smiles as she waits to go in for her skin graft procedure.

Breakfast is a simple affair around here, but one that Mahamadou loves!

Breakfast is a simple affair around here, but one that Mahamadou loves!

I love this photo for the cooperation it represents. Here we have staff representing Niger, UK, USA, and Switzerland all working together to heal a child.

I love this photo for the cooperation it represents. In this photo, there are staff representing Niger, UK, USA, and Switzerland all working together to heal a child.

Emmanuel, one of our spiritual staff members, spends some time with a child on his morning prayer rounds.

Emmanuel, one of our spiritual staff members, spends some time with a child on his morning prayer rounds.




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