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All Smiles in Kenya

by on Friday, December 7, 2012 at 6:13 am

From October 12-26, 2012, the CURE Kenya hospital was all smiles. Although all CURE hospitals are usually happy places, the smiles were especially bright thanks to our friends at Smile Network International. Smile Network is a Minnesota-based non-profit which funds surgical missions and provides necessary supplies and surgical teams to repair birth defects such as […]

Share our volunteer opportunities… win a t-shirt!

by on Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 8:30 pm

The introduction of social media has revolutionized the way the world communicates. In fact, it is thanks to technologies such as email, Skype, Facebook, and blogs,  that CURE can continue to exist and be successful. These days, social media not only empowers global organizations, its also being utilized to help employers find qualified employees and […]

GO Team serves in Uganda

by on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 6:13 am

From June 30th to July 18th, CURE hosted our 6th annual Uganda GO team.  For those of you unfamiliar with our GO Teams, they are teams of general ministry volunteers from around the United States.  Each year we send at least one GO team to our hospital in Uganda to support the spiritual ministry work […]

Operation of Hope visits CURE Malawi

by on Thursday, July 5, 2012 at 6:10 am

Earlier this month, CURE Malawi had the opportunity to host Operation of Hope. Operation of Hope is an organization that specializes in organizing plastic teams to provide surgeries to children with cleft lips and palates around the world. The team successfully completed 21 surgeries during their week and was a huge blessing to the hospital […]

Short-term missions: what it’s really like

by on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 6:05 am

We’ve told you a lot about our wonderful volunteers and how their time and talents are a blessing to each of the hospitals they visit, but have you ever wondered what it’s really like to volunteer at a CURE hospital? If you think traveling to a foreign country, meeting lots of new people, and partnering […]

Appreciating our volunteers

by on Monday, April 30, 2012 at 6:24 am

Hello again from the Global Outreach Office!  Did you know that April is a really exciting month with lots of things to celebrate? It’s true! April is straw hat month, frog month, amateur radio month, cranberries and gooseberries month, brussels sprouts and cabbage month, and couple appreciation month, but our favorite thing about April is […]

Keeping your resolutions

by on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 6:29 am

Its January, the beginning of a New Year, and many people are working hard to keep their resolutions.  In general, it seems like most resolutions are difficult to keep. Statistics say that 45% of people make New Year’s resolutions but only 8% of people are actually successful in keeping them.  If you have made a […]

The Greatest Gift

by on Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 6:08 am

Earlier this month I had the incredible opportunity to make my first visit to our hospital in the Dominican Republic. During my trip, I was able to spend some time in our hospital and witness the physical and spiritual healing that takes place there every day.  I was also blessed to meet our amazing staff […]

E is for Excellence in Ethiopia

by on Monday, October 31, 2011 at 6:32 am

As an accredited member of the SOE (Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission), our goal in the GO office is to mobilize volunteers with excellence. In order to execute excellent missions, three things are essential: an enthusiastic goer, an efficacious sender, and an eager receiver. When all three come together it’s extremely exciting!   Last […]

CURE prepares for Global Missions Health Conference

by on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 6:52 am

For many people the changing leaves and cooler weather of fall are reminders that the holidays are fast approaching. For the GO office, the fall weather means it’s time to attend the Global Missions Health Conference (GMHC)! GMHC began in 1996 as a way to bring individuals and organizations interested in medical missions together.  Since […]

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