The Week in Photos: Cheerful friends

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Bethelehem Teshome

Zenebe and Bereket live in a children's home. They have been following up with us for their cast treatments and now they are at the CURE hospital together having their surgeries. They are so happy they get to be neighbors!

Zenebe and Bereket live in a children’s home. They have been following up with us for their cast treatments and now they are at the CURE hospital together having their surgeries. They are so happy they get to be neighbors!

Abdu and Tadesse are getting very good at checkers!

Abdu and Tadesse are getting very good at checkers!

Hiluf and Yemane met in an organization called Chesaier where they are staying until they finish their treatment. They have become best friends since then!

Hiluf and Yemane met in an organization called Chesaier where they are staying until they finish their treatment. They have become best friends since then!

Wubalem heard the good news! After staying in the Alemachin house and at the hospital for quite some time, she gets to go home and be with her family!

Wubalem heard the good news! After staying in the Alemachin house and at the hospital for quite some time, she gets to go home and be with her family!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster

Josephine cheeses it up for our camera!

Josephine cheeses it up for our camera!

A sweet girl from the U.S. came on a mission team and took time to paint our mamas’ nails.

A sweet girl from the U.S. came on a mission team and took time to paint our mamas’ nails.

Marygoretti, one of our physical therapists, and Roy, one of our ponseti babies, are special friends.

Marygoretti, one of our physical therapists, and Roy, one of our ponseti babies, are special friends.

Laura shyly talks to Nelson, one of our CUREkids Coordinators.

Laura shyly talks to Nelson, one of our CUREkids Coordinators.

Victor and Daniel (or Daniel and Victor - we can’t remember which is which) are some of our favorite twins around CURE. Can you see why?

Victor and Daniel (or Daniel and Victor – we can’t remember which is which) are some of our favorite twins around CURE. Can you see why?

Photos by Nelson Muoki

Playing hide and seek with one of our kids. The camera found him.

Playing hide and seek with one of our kids. The camera found him.

Chris is happy to be back at CURE for follow up clinic. He got a new cast and had it painted, "God loves Chris" immediately. He was so excited that his feet are healing so well and told us that he couldn’t wait to now get back to school to study hard and one day become a pilot.

Chris is happy to be back at CURE for follow up clinic. He got a new cast and had it painted, “God loves Chris” immediately. He was so excited that his feet are healing so well and told us that he couldn’t wait to now get back to school to study hard and one day become a pilot.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Faith, Lufina, and Innocent have only been friends for a few short hours, but they’re already having a blast!

Faith, Lufina, and Innocent have only been friends for a few short hours, but they’re already having a blast!

Faith is already working the camera!

Faith is already working the camera!

Chisomo is back after 3 years for another operation!

Chisomo is back after 3 years for another operation!

Faith is here for a frame for her clubfoot and is already charming us with her awesome English and jokes!

Faith is here for a frame for her clubfoot and is already charming us with her awesome English and jokes!

Ruth dressed up as a princess to come to clinic!

Ruth dressed up as a princess to come to clinic!

Lufina was dancing for us, but kept laughing so hard she had to stop!

Lufina was dancing for us, but kept laughing so hard she had to stop!

CKC Thandy hard at work in the office!

CKC Thandy hard at work in the office!


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

Gerald continues to build his mathematical knowledge in the playroom as he counts, “One, two, three, four, five, six, ten!”

Gerald continues to build his mathematical knowledge in the playroom as he counts, “One, two, three, four, five, six, ten!”

Many parents couldn’t believe that clubfoot can be treated as early as a couple weeks old, but we are glad that they are spreading the good news!

Many parents couldn’t believe that clubfoot can be treated as early as a couple weeks old, but we are glad that they are spreading the good news!

We asked Zenaida to sign a consent form, but John Paul was willing enough to take his mom’s place with his own scribbles.

We asked Zenaida to sign a consent form, but John Paul was willing enough to take his mom’s place with his own scribbles.

We don’t know any clinic staff that did not swoon over these irresistible cheeks!

We don’t know any clinic staff that did not swoon over these irresistible cheeks!

After a year of not having the proper treatment, Dr. Tim and Dr. Shelley team up to save what Clarence can recover since his accident.

After a year of not having the proper treatment, Dr. Tim and Dr. Shelley team up to save what Clarence can recover since his accident.


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Justine helps nurse David take the vitals of her daughter Jusline.

Justine helps nurse David take the vitals of her daughter Jusline.

Annet holds Aaron as she stands by their bed.

Annet holds Aaron as she stands by their bed.

Bernard sits in a chair as he trains to be a youth CUREkids Coordinator.

Bernard sits in a chair as he trains to be a youth CUREkids Coordinator.

Micah, Isabel, and Lucy play in the ward after handing out get well messages to the families in the hospital.

Micah, Isabel, and Lucy play in the ward after handing out get well messages to the families in the hospital.

Winnie smiles as she looks at Mark being held by his mother Beatrice. He is stoked to get a handmade get well card.

Winnie smiles as she looks at Mark being held by his mother Beatrice. He is stoked to get a handmade get well card.

Annet looks at a get well message she and Aaron received.

Annet looks at a get well message she and Aaron received.


CURE Zambia

Photos by Abby Tumelo

Tresford and his dad spend some time around the hospital to get acquainted with their environment.

Tresford and his dad spend some time around the hospital to get acquainted with their environment.

Twidai can afford a smile on his way to theater.

Twidai can afford a smile on his way to theater.

Emily having lunch.

Emily having lunch.

Loveness is almost at the end of her journey. She smiles more and is so much more confident!

Loveness is almost at the end of her journey. She smiles more and is so much more confident!

Tresford having his morning tea.

Tresford having his morning tea.

Tresford feels good early in the morning.

Tresford feels good early in the morning.

 




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Patient Stories

The Unbelievable Love of God

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Reflections

The need for children’s medical care in Niger

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