Published by Kimberly Bennett

CURE Zambia Opens Brand New Playground

by on Monday, August 1, 2011 at 6:03 am

  So, it’s been a while since you’ve all heard from me, and quite a bit has happened at CURE Zambia.  Most importantly, CURE Zambia now has a brand, spanking new playground — courtesy of funding from GIZ, the German Development Agency.

A Day In Pictures at CURE Zambia

by on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at 7:25 am


Chris & Geoffrey’s Little Workshop

by on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 6:22 am

Like I have always said, some of the most amazing stories I’ve come across since coming to work here at CURE Zambia have been those coming from our dedicated staff.  Chris and Geoffrey are no exception.  Chris and Geoffrey have been working at CURE Zambia since May of this year, and their story is truly […]

Patient Story: Henry

by on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 2:19 pm

 Henry was born four years ago in a very poor neighbourhood in central Lusaka called Garden.  His birth went well and his development appeared to be progressing normally, until a few months later when Henry’s mother, Linah, noticed that her newborn’s right leg was beginning to bend outward.  Linah immediately suspected that her son had […]

Lukoba’s Cotton Ears

by on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at 7:18 am

It’s been some time since I’ve had the chance to give you all a story from our ENT department, so I’ve decided to tell you the story of Lukoba, a 6 year old girl from Lusaka.  I sat down with her mother, Edith, who told me that last February, Lukoba had put cotton wool in […]

Nursing Students from Wisconsin Lutheran College Visit CURE Zambia

by on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 6:40 am

  CURE Zambia is always thrilled to receive visitors from abroad, and the latest group of visitors was no exception.  CURE Zambia hosted ten nursing students and three instructors from Wisconsin Lutheran College last week.  The 3rd year nursing students came to Zambia to learn different perspectives on nursing in developing nations as part of […]

Patient Story: Cosmas and Samson, Best Friends

by on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 1:14 pm

I must confess that I have a weakness for pleasant, lively, smiling children.  Every time I see a child smile it melts my heart.  Over the past couple of days, I spent time with two of the cutest little boys to come through CURE Zambia since I started working at the organization.  Their names are […]

CURE Zambia Hosts IFSBH Parent Conference 2011

by on Friday, June 3, 2011 at 1:41 pm

Last Friday, CURE Zambia was teeming with men, women, and children for the annual parent’s conference of the Lusaka chapter of the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus.  Organizers had estimated that approximately 180 parents and children would come to the hospital for the conference, but a whopping 242 people showed up, proving to […]

Staff Profile: Dr. Kachinga Sichizya, Consultant Neurosurgeon, CURE Zambia

by on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 7:19 am

I first met Dr. Sichizya when I was being interviewed for the position I currently hold at CURE Zambia.  It was his office that I used to have my Skype chat with CURE HQ in the US.  I remember that he told me—without even witnessing my interview, mind you—that I had the job.  I thought […]

Patient story: Little Taonga

by on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 12:18 am

There are so many things that our body does that we take for granted.  We never ever consider how the food we consume is digested and processed or how our body produces and absorbs vitamins.  I met a little girl today named Taonga who really made me pause and think. Three-and-a-half-year-old Taonga was born in […]

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