Published by Lisa Wolf


New CUREMoms in Niger

by on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at 12:37 pm

Nearly all of the patients at our hospital are accompanied by their mothers. Sometimes the fathers come, of course and sometimes its grandparents or aunts and uncles. But usually, it is mothers. And I understand why. When I am sick, I want my mom more than anyone else. I have really enjoyed getting to know […]

A Mother’s Tears

by on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 12:29 pm

In John 13, Jesus kneels in front of each of his disciples and washes their feet, a role expected of the household slaves when guests entered the home. Likewise, this past month, the spiritual team and staff of CURE Dominican Republic knelt in front of our CUREMoms to wash their feet, pray over them and […]

Caroline and Johanser – Experiencing God’s miracles

by on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 2:38 pm

When we stepped inside Caroline’s dimly lit, humble shack, she scrambled for a few plastic chairs to welcome us while her three children and a few others played on the floor at our feet. She was excited but very nervous anticipating her son’s surgery – as any mother would be. We took a moment to […]

Happiness

by on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 6:18 am

Alta entered the room with a huge smile on her face as she carried her 3 year-old daughter, Yarlin Sanchez, who was wearing a cast on one leg up to the top of her thigh. According to this 28 year-old mother, she has plenty to smile about. Alta is a single mother of 6 children: […]

Being found by Jesus

by on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 6:52 am

Last week, we were filming in a village in Niamey, Niger, when I had what I consider to  be a “God-smack.”  Maybe you know what I mean. It is a moment when something happens that feels a bit like a smack from God, that not-so-gentle reminder that we aren’t seeing something clearly or have created […]

CURE International Appoints Dale Eugene Brantner as New Chief Executive Officer

by on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 6:25 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lemoyne, PA – May 7, 2012 – The Board of Directors of CURE International announced today that they have unanimously chosen Dale Eugene Brantner as President and CEO of the organization.  Mr. Brantner assumes this role from founder Dr. Scott Harrison, who was President and CEO of the organization since it was […]

Oxford University Professor Appointed as Chief Medical Director for CURE International

by on Friday, March 23, 2012 at 7:47 am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lemoyne, PA (March 11, 2012) — CURE Founder and CEO, Dr. Scott Harrison, announced that Professor Chris Lavy has been appointed as Chief Medical Director of CURE International.  Professor Lavy is a distinguished British orthopedic surgeon who holds an honorary professorship from Oxford University and, among many other honors, has received the […]

Review CURE International in Charity Navigator

by on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:30 am

Charity Navigator is a website that offers information and ratings on thousands of non-profit organizations with the goal of helping individuals give intelligently.  We recently learned that they are now offering the opportunity for people who have experienced the work of a non-profit first hand to leave a review of that organization on the website […]

Lisemene’s Story

by on Friday, January 14, 2011 at 10:08 am

The doors of the elevator opened, and there she was.  It was Lisemene.  I had heard this girl’s tragic story shortly after the Haiti earthquake a year ago.  We have a video clip of Dr. Mark Sinclair, one of the CURE doctors from the U.A.E. who volunteered in Haiti during those early days after the […]

A mother’s smile and a boy who can walk

by on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 3:42 pm

Today was one of those days when I thank God for the opportunity to experience the work He is doing through CURE.   I’m in the beautiful Dominican Republic for a video shoot and had the opportunity to spend the day at our hospital in Santo Domingo. One of the interviews we did was with a […]

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