The Week in Photos: Special dads

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.


CURE Dominicana

Photos by Yovanni Medrano

Valenzuela is one of the oldest employees at CURE, and he has the blessing to work with his two grown children: Paola and Leo. Paola works in the Spiritual Department and Leo works in Maintenance. They both thankful for the privilege to work in the same place as their Dad. "Not everyone can see his father as we do; we are really lucky to have him around," said Paola.

Valenzuela is one of the oldest employees at CURE, and he has the blessing to work with his two grown children: Paola and Leo. Paola works in the Spiritual Department and Leo works in Maintenance. They both thankful for the privilege to work in the same place as their Dad. “Not everyone can see his father as we do; we are really lucky to have him around,” said Paola.

Aliam David doesn’t like the hospital too much. His Dad, Aquiles, is there to support him and carry him.

Aliam David doesn’t like the hospital too much. His Dad, Aquiles, is there to support him and carry him.

This is a TBT of our family day at beach. We couldn’t resist taking a picture of Wilkin from our Accounting Department while he was playing with his little kid.

This is a TBT of our family day at beach. We couldn’t resist taking a picture of Wilkin from our Accounting Department while he was playing with his little kid.

Jorge, Jr. is one of the happiest teenagers. We know he learned to have that joy from his father, Jorge.

Jorge, Jr. is one of the happiest teenagers. We know he learned to have that joy from his father, Jorge.

Dangel’s Dad, Angel, is always willing to help his little boy to be happy. He plays with his child and teaches him that his condition doesn’t need to stop him from being who he wants to be.

Dangel’s Dad, Angel, is always willing to help his little boy to be happy. He plays with his child and teaches him that his condition doesn’t need to stop him from being who he wants to be.


CURE Ethiopia

Photos by Bethelehem Teshome

These two cuties were in one wheel chair wheeling around and having fun!

These two cuties were in one wheel chair wheeling around and having fun!

Birhanu is so excited about his new shoe!!

Birhanu is so excited about his new shoe!!

Little Hamza is back! We missed this cute face!

Little Hamza is back! We missed this cute face!

Seblewongel used to be in a spica cast, but now it is all gone! At her checkup, she was running around and having fun!

Seblewongel used to be in a spica cast, but now it is all gone! At her checkup, she was running around and having fun!


CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster

Emmy is one of our CUREkids. We so love seeing her with her dad who faithfully brings her to the hospital for checkups.

Emmy is one of our CUREkids. We so love seeing her with her dad who faithfully brings her to the hospital for checkups.

Victoria’s dad holds her as her cast is painted by someone from a visiting team.

Victoria’s dad holds her as her cast is painted by someone from a visiting team.

We met this guy on mobile clinic and caught some photos of him as he sat with his dad to be examined by the doctor.

We met this guy on mobile clinic and caught some photos of him as he sat with his dad to be examined by the doctor.

Emmanuel is held by his dad as his sister, Mercy, is examined by Dr. Man’goli during a mobile clinic.

Emmanuel is held by his dad as his sister, Mercy, is examined by Dr. Man’goli during a mobile clinic.

Sampata and his dad, Parmuya, spent a few days with us in the hospital.

Sampata and his dad, Parmuya, spent a few days with us in the hospital.

ED, Abed, and his son, Ted, attend the Henry Wanyoike Run.

ED, Abed, and his son, Ted, attend the Henry Wanyoike Run.


CURE Malawi

Photos by Avanell Brock

Mustafa’s having fun with some balloons.

Mustafa’s having fun with some balloons.

Praise and Alinafe are both waiting in physio to get a ride to Lilongwe, so they can have AFOs for their feet!

Praise and Alinafe are both waiting in physio to get a ride to Lilongwe, so they can have AFOs for their feet!

Shakira’s here for her next operation. We’re so happy to see her back!

Shakira’s here for her next operation. We’re so happy to see her back!

Dr. Karolina and Nick, a medical student, separate Calvine’s syndactyly (fused-fingers).

Dr. Karolina and Nick, a medical student, separate Calvine’s syndactyly (fused-fingers).

We had a clubfoot training last week. Clinical officers and doctors from all over Malawi came to learn how to do Ponseti treatment for clubfoot!

We had a clubfoot training last week. Clinical officers and doctors from all over Malawi came to learn how to do Ponseti treatment for clubfoot!

Mary, a U.K. medical student, learns about clubfoot during a clinic.

Mary, a U.K. medical student, learns about clubfoot during a clinic.

We love Bertha’s ABC hat! She’s here for clubfoot treatment and it’s going very well.

We love Bertha’s ABC hat! She’s here for clubfoot treatment and it’s going very well.

Physio Diana evaluates this little boy’s clubfoot.

Physio Diana evaluates this little boy’s clubfoot.


CURE Philippines

Photos by Hope Kim Doit

We pray for our patients as well as their parents who anxiously wait in the ward while their kids are having surgery.

We pray for our patients as well as their parents who anxiously wait in the ward while their kids are having surgery.

John Carl and John Paul race together to their goal of being fully healed soon!

John Carl and John Paul race together to their goal of being fully healed soon!

ShunJhun receives his healing wide open with play therapy!

ShunJhun receives his healing wide open with play therapy!

As much as we do not want to reunite this way, Restlyn’s adventures continues and she is back for another surgery. It’s a good thing that she knows where to find us!

As much as we do not want to reunite this way, Restlyn’s adventures continues and she is back for another surgery. It’s a good thing that she knows where to find us!

Dr. Jun and Dr. Shelley came from different work environments and now work together to learn from each other’s skills.

Dr. Jun and Dr. Shelley came from different work environments and now work together to learn from each other’s skills.

We wondered what was bothering Joshriel when he said he wasn’t in pain. With embarrassment, he told us that his favorite movie “Cars” wasn’t on the screen!

We wondered what was bothering Joshriel when he said he wasn’t in pain. With embarrassment, he told us that his favorite movie “Cars” wasn’t on the screen!


CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Dr. Justin looks at the back of Aaron during morning ward rounds.

Dr. Justin looks at the back of Aaron during morning ward rounds.

Dr. Justin performes an ETV/CPC on Aaron.

Dr. Justin performes an ETV/CPC on Aaron.

Jusline plays as she lays on her bed.

Jusline plays as she lays on her bed.

Dr. Justin operates on James, a baby with hydrocephalus.

Dr. Justin operates on James, a baby with hydrocephalus.

Victor catches a box as the staff unloads a container moving it’s content to a conference room.

Victor catches a box as the staff unloads a container moving it’s content to a conference room.

Benjamin stands in the walkway between the ward and ICU.

Benjamin stands in the walkway between the ward and ICU.




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