Published by Naphtali Foster


Balancing the Books and Playing with Patients: Meet Bertha

by on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 am

“Gaai! You have grown!” Bertha exclaimed to Elianda when she met him in the ward.  Bertha may work in accounting, but she still finds time to care for patients. Bertha works in our accounts office and has a tender heart and a love for children. She takes every opportunity to spend time with them. Elianda […]

Trusting God Through it All

by on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 9:14 am

For many of us, we wake up and go about our day never having to worry about violence and death. However, it is not that way for many of our patients and their families. In developing nations, violence, unrest, and death are unfortunately not uncommon events.  In 1992, Kenya held a multi-party election, the first […]

Love Changes Everything: Meet Gabriel

by on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:40 am

Gabriel is a returning patient that has come to CURE Kenya for multiple surgeries. He was named after the angel Gabriel who came to proclaim Jesus’ birth. “Gabriel is like a testimony for me,” Esther said. Born a few weeks premature, Gabriel was born with a whole lot of struggles. He spent the first months […]

Orthodontics Help ENT Patients at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10:23 am

A cleft palate fistula is a small hole at the roof of the mouth. This can occur during the recovery process after cleft palate surgery, or sometimes people are born with it. Thankfully, there’s a temporary solution called a palatal obturator. “It’s nothing more than an invisible retainer,” Lance told us. Lance is a lab […]

Mysterious Past, Bright Future: Meet Slinthe

by on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:07 am

His name is Slinthe. But, he hasn’t always been known as Slinthe. You see, Slinthe has a unique story. Slinthe was found asking for money on the street. When asked his name he’d reply “Poa,” which is Swahili for “fine.” This was his standard answer, and “poa” sounds a bit like Paul. Because of this, […]

Improving Efficiency through OpenMRS

by on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:06 am

CURE as a network is always looking toward the future, working to improve what we do and to glorify God through it. One of the ways we are preparing for the future is by implementing an OpenMRS system, a collaborative open-source project to develop software to support the delivery of health care in developing countries. […]

Healing Partner – Meet Flora!

by on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 2:10 pm

God uses so many people to aid in the healing of our kiddos at CURE, and one of those people is Flora.  Flora had to leave school after her first year of high school due to financial difficulties. Eventually, she moved to her sister’s house in a rural area. Because of her Catholic background, she […]

Patient Number 10

by on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:42 pm

10. It’s the percentage of the world that’s left-handed and the number of hours of sleep that a baby needs, but it also has another meaning—for Shadrack. You see, Shadrack was our tenth patient. He is literally Number 10 in the whole history of CURE! Back in 1998, before CURE Kenya was even operating in […]

Learning to integrate spiritual ministry in healthcare

by on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 6:46 am

“I received a training called ‘Saline Process’ training,” Kellen told us when we sat down with her. “This training is all about coaching the healthcare workers on how to be witnesses of Jesus Christ in the healthcare system.” Kellen has been working for CURE Kenya for the last 15 years and is currently the nurse […]

Volunteers from retirement village visit CURE Kenya

by on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 2:42 pm

God allows connections to happen everywhere, and if you have a heart to serve others, God will make those connections happen. In Pennsylvania, God connected a retirement community, called Garden Spot Village, with CURE. For the past several years, staff and residents from Garden Spot have visited CURE hospitals on their “Travel with Purpose” trips, […]

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