Clubfoot free: Faith

Faith and her parents, Ruth and Clements, live almost an hour out of town in a village on the outskirts of Blantyre, so we were impressed by how faithfully they came every week for treatment.

Faith’s feet before and after casting:  

Clements says, “After Faith was born at the public hospital, we went straight to CURE. We were received well, and everything went smoothly. We had challenges getting transport. Sometimes I would borrow money so that we wouldn’t miss treatment for our baby. It all was possible because of God’s power. Her clubfoot only needed three casts, and after her tenotomy, we noticed that it had worked, and we were happy.”

Clements leads us to his home in the village.

We wait for Ruth to return with Faith while Clements tells Chimwemwe their story.

Faith fell and scraped her forehead. Ruth brought Faith to a local clinic, so we went to pick them up in the car and bring them back home—don’t worry, Faith is fine!

Faith waves to a neighbor as they escort us back to the car.

We were so encouraged to see how our clubfoot babies are doing post-treatment! It’s wonderful to hear how God uses the clubfoot clinic to heal babies and encourage their families in their faith. Please continue to pray for our clubfoot clinics across Malawi and the rest of the world.


Photo of the Avanell Brock

About the Author:

Avanell Brock serves as CURE Storyteller at CURE Malawi. Using her skills in photography and writing to serve God and help people has been a long-term goal, and she's so happy to have a job doing just that right out of college! She gets to tell the world about the awesome kids that we serve in Malawi, getting their stories, surgeries, and smiles out to people who can pray and support them! Malawi is a beautiful country and Avanell loves exploring it on the weekends! She also enjoys photography, cooking, reading, and of course, playing with some pretty great kids. She loves her family back home in Rhode Island and is so glad that modern day technology allows her to call them almost every weekend from the other side of the world. Before joining CURE, Avanell studied photojournalism in Rochester, NY.

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