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Tebow CURE Hospital tackles lack of access to medical care
I have a confession. I’m sitting in a Starbucks as I write this article. Directly below me is a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop. Just down the hall is a state-of-the-art movie theater, complete with an IMAX cinema. You might be surprised to learn that I am only three blocks from Tebow CURE Hospital. Over the […]
Motion-capture helps heal kids in Ethiopia
We are thrilled to announce the opening of CURE Ethiopia’s brand new gait laboratory, the first of its kind in the country and the only other active gait lab on the African continent outside of South Africa. A gait lab uses special motion-capture cameras (the same type of cameras used for making animated movies and […]
CURE Niger goes solar!
During Niger’s hot season, its not uncommon for people to follow up their traditional greetings with, “Et la chaleur?” (“And the heat?”). People nearly always respond to this question with a smile and a small groan. The heat. In a land covered by the Sahara Desert, the heat and the sun are a significant part […]
The “fly-in medical mission” faces criticism. Is some of it warranted?
A recent article on NPR’s Goats and Soda blog took a critical look at traditional short-term, “fly-in” medical missions that are common throughout the developing world. I found this piece very interesting, and after spending seven years with CURE International in our hospital in Niger, West Africa, a lot of what was said resonated with […]
Niger’s IDP camps: God uses intended evil for good
The east of Niger is a difficult place. It hosts Niger’s largest body of water, Lake Chad, which is the convergence point for the four countries of Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria. It’s a body of water that has shrunk nearly 95% since the 1960s. With increasing scarcity of water in a country that is […]
Tebow CURE Hospital celebrates third-floor grand opening!
For the nearly four years since Tebow CURE Hospital opened its doors, the elevators mysteriously “skipped” the third floor. Visitors would ask why, and over the years, the stories became more creative and even a little silly. We would joke, “Oh, that’s the employee’s secret disco club,” or, “That’s the penthouse suite!” After a shared […]
Night to Shine: A glimpse of heaven
People with special needs can receive love like any other person in this world. Three years ago, armed with a heart to share this truth and a wonderful partnership with the Tim Tebow Foundation, we came up with a one-of-a-kind event for our special needs friends. In 2016, our Night to Shine prom was born. […]
Ten Years of CURE in Ethiopia
On January 22nd, 2019, CURE Ethiopia celebrated ten years of operation! CURE Ethiopia specializes in the orthopedic care of children, treating conditions like clubfoot, bowed legs, and knock knees, as well as non-orthopedic deformities like cleft lips, cleft palates, and burn contractures through visiting surgeons. CURE Ethiopia has grown exponentially within the past ten years. […]
An important change for CURE Clubfoot
Sometimes, change is good. Today, I want to let you know about a wonderful change: CURE International’s board of directors voted unanimously to make our clubfoot program an independent entity. It’s called Hope Walks and will be devoted exclusively to correcting infant clubfoot. You probably already know that CURE has provided surgeries and treatment for […]
2018 Giving statements now available
Your support in 2018 helped us heal children like Gambo. Thank you! To assist you with tax preparation needs, your 2018 record of donations to CURE International is now securely available in the “My Account” section of this website. To access, login to your account at cure.org/myaccount. You can then view and download your 2018 […]
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