Published by Alexis Gilmore


Bringing Smiles: “The Best in Malawi”

by on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

“Working at CURE is not just about the job, because I can take blood in a hospital anywhere. It’s about the smiles on the kids’ faces when they are calling out your name or running towards you in the corridors because they consider you their new best friend,” Lester told us with a smile on […]

Meet CURE Malawi’s New Executive Director: Elly Chemey

by on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:28 am

Elly Chemey joined the CURE Malawi team as the Executive Director at the beginning of December 2019, looking to share his expertise and help CURE Malawi grow in its ability to change the lives of even more children. “I have a passion for children and it is touching to see what CURE is doing, transforming […]

A Character Brought to Life: Pemphero’s Story

by on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 9:58 am

“CURE Malawi hospital is not only healing Pemphero physically but also bringing his true character to life,” explained Pemphero’s brother-in-law. Pemphero came to CURE Malawi with a bowed right leg he had since birth. Growing up in the villages with a disability was not easy. He became an outcast and suffered tremendous loneliness.  In an attempt […]

Purpose in Every Corner

by on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:31 am

Volunteer Surgeon: Flavia Alberghina Flavia Alberghina is an orthopedic resident from Sicily, Italy, who is volunteering at our CURE Malawi hospital for six months. She fell in love with pediatrics the moment she stepped into the hospital, realizing medicine wasn’t only related to athletics. “I used to think medicine was just for athletes; that it […]

Hygiene Kits Reach Malawi

by on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 10:43 am

When the cyclone hit multiple districts in Malawi, CURE staff came together to lend a hand and help the flood victims in need of basic medical attention. With generous donations from International Aid and Hope and Healing, CURE Malawi was gifted 4,000 hygiene kits to distribute amongst the community. Over the next year, these packets […]

Bowed legs no more! Sarah’s Story

by on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:58 am

“They use to laugh at me and now they have been silenced.” – Sarah Sarah, who is now 16, arrived at CURE in 2009 in search of a miracle. “When my daughter was five years old, both her legs bowed, so I took her to a public hospital where they referred us to CURE,” said […]

In pursuit of excellence through partnership

by on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm

Mark Heydenburg, a biomedical technology trainer with International Aid, visited our CURE hospital in Malawi, fixing equipment, setting up new machines, and training CURE Malawi’s local staff. Mark resides in Grand Rapids, MI, but has traveled all over the world sharing his expertise, including over forty visits to North Korea. His animated and adventurous personality, […]

Medical missions: 6 months in Malawi

by on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 5:08 am

“The very first time we ever spoke about Malawi was two years ago,” says Emma. “Andrew came in one night and was like, “I’ve got some really exciting news, but I’ll wait to share it with you until we are going to sleep.” I was thinking, ‘Oh, what could it be? I hope it’s really […]

Construction Manager finds faith and inspiration on volunteer mission

by on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:58 am

“Work in itself is an expression of faith.” Cody volunteered with CURE Malawi for seven weeks, managing a variety of different projects around the hospital. “I heard about CURE through a radio talk show host named Dennis Prager. He was sponsoring CURE on one of his shows. This was about five years ago, and that […]

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Local artist teaches CURE Malawi patients how to draw

by on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:13 am

“I was born an artist. It started out for fun like any other kid, and when I was about nine years old, I saw someone who was good and wanted to learn.” Seraiah Mdala is a local volunteer who teaches art to the children here at CURE Malawi! He is the son of our theater […]

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