Results for People of CURE


Drawn to serve in Ethiopia: Laurence Wicks, orthopedic surgeon

by on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 9:41 am

Laurence Wicks is the newest CURE Ethiopia orthopedic surgeon. He has traveled the world working in the UK, South Africa, and Ethiopia although it hasn’t always been this way. In fact, it wasn’t until medical school that Laurence first set foot on a plane, but it’s been a whirlwind since then. Born and raised in […]

Serving God Through The Storm

by on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:35 am

“I always wanted to be a nurse, but I didn’t have the money needed to raise school fees, so I let go of the dream for a while,” Stephen told us.  Stephen is a young man who loves God and does everything he can to bring glory to Him. Stephen is the firstborn in a […]

Your Ability is Stronger than your Disability

by on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 9:36 am

“Believe in yourself that you can do all things because you are capable. You are a beautiful creation of God. Your ability is stronger than your disability. You’re not fighting alone because God is with you all the time and He will give you the strength you need.” – Mona For our patients, these are […]

A Smile can be the Best Medicine

by on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 7:59 am

“Problems are everywhere. I have my own, but you can choose to walk around without carrying a frown,” Melba shares with a smile. Melba is a pharmacist at the Tebow CURE Hospital. With her office at the entrance to the hospital, she sees people coming and going from the hospital every day. Melba has been […]

An Unlikely Path led him to CURE

by on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 9:13 am

“Everything we do – we do it in a way to show the love of Christ to our patients,” says Issoufou, housekeeping supervisor at CURE Niger.  You could say that Issoufou’s journey to CURE Niger began at the age of five when he lost his father. His mother could no longer take care of all […]

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 […]

Nurse Delia: Following God’s leading

by on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8:35 am

Hospitable, caring, hardworking, and always smiling, these are character traits that are embedded in the Filipino culture and define why nursing is a perfect fit for many Filipinos, especially those working overseas. According to the Philippine News Agency, roughly 10 to 12 million Filipino nurses and caregivers are working in more than 50 countries abroad. […]

Anne Mulwa one of Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government

by on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 9:26 am

We are pleased to announce that Anne Mulwa, Nursing Director of CURE Kenya, received two awards from Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government (MIW) for 2019. MIW Country Winner for Kenya under the Medicine and Veterinary sector MIW Regional Winner for East Africa under the Medicine and Veterinary sector MIW is a recognition […]

The Three P’s of Mentorship: Play, Presence, and Prayer

by on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 9:32 am

My job is to play and pray with patients. People find that often too good to be true, but it’s really what I do. In a more professional term, my job title is “Child Mentor,” Ella Abadesco  As a child mentor for three years, I have the privilege to meet hundreds of kids while crawling […]

Bringing Smiles: “The Best in Malawi”

by on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

“Working at CURE is not just about the job, because I can take blood in a hospital anywhere. It’s about the smiles on the kids’ faces when they are calling out your name or running towards you in the corridors because they consider you their new best friend,” Lester told us with a smile on […]

Spreading Kindness: Nurse Richard

by on Monday, April 13, 2020 at 10:20 am

It’s true, first impressions are important! Here at CURE Uganda, we are blessed with someone who works hard at giving patients and their families an amazing first impression – nurse Richard Nabende. Prior to COVID-19 protocols, as the Outpatients Department Coordinator, Richard was the first person from the medical team that patients and their families […]

Nurse Miay and Althea’s Special Bond

by on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 11:52 am

“Sociable, stress-reliever, and strong-willed,” these are words that Althea’s mom, Rean, uses to describe her daughter. We agree with Althea’s mom! We often hear Althea singing, talking, and bringing joy to everyone that passes by. Some of that shared joy comes from a special bond that Althea has with her CURE nurse, Miay. Althea was […]

Meet CURE Malawi’s New Executive Director: Elly Chemey

by on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:28 am

Elly Chemey joined the CURE Malawi team as the Executive Director at the beginning of December 2019, looking to share his expertise and help CURE Malawi grow in its ability to change the lives of even more children. “I have a passion for children and it is touching to see what CURE is doing, transforming […]

Saved by God and Giving Back: Peter’s Story

by on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 1:15 pm

“From possibly dying and being thrown in the bush never to be heard of again, to becoming the head of the security department at CURE Kenya. I MUST say it is GOD!” – Peter.  When you come to CURE Kenya, the first people you see are the security guards at the gate. Their job is to […]

Purpose in Every Corner

by on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:31 am

Volunteer Surgeon: Flavia Alberghina Flavia Alberghina is an orthopedic resident from Sicily, Italy, who is volunteering at our CURE Malawi hospital for six months. She fell in love with pediatrics the moment she stepped into the hospital, realizing medicine wasn’t only related to athletics. “I used to think medicine was just for athletes; that it […]

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 […]

Miriam Apio

Science & caring with heart

by on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:50 am

“A good day starts when a six-year old says, “Thank you, nurse, you are a good girl!” Miriam Apio explains, laughing. Miriam is the CURE Uganda Lab Supervisor and a highly skilled medical laboratory technologist. She has a rollicking sense of humor and was ear-to-ear smiles as she told us about her recent patient. Even […]

Building self-esteem in Ethiopia

by on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 3:34 pm

“When I hear the word CURE, I always think of emotional healing and physical healing,” says Kebede, one of the counselors at CURE Ethiopia. “And it makes me very happy that I get to be part of it and to spend time with children.”  CURE Ethiopia seeks to provide both physical and emotional healing. As […]

The Korn Family: Faithful Servants of CURE

by on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 2:28 pm

For the better part of the last decade, Joshua and Julie Korn have faithfully served at CURE Niger, Julie as our Art Therapist and Joshua as our Spiritual Director and then our Executive Director. Their impact on CURE Niger was immeasurable. They are currently transitioning into new roles with CURE International in the USA, so […]

Nurses spread CURE values

by on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 5:14 am

There is a running joke in the Philippines that “the best export of the Philippines is the Filipino worker!” Countries worldwide appreciate the Filipino work ethic: hardworking and reliable, with an exceptional approach to caring for others. When we ask our patients what they dream of becoming when they grow up, many tell us, “I […]

Tebow CURE’s five founding nurses

by on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:38 pm

We’ve seen a lot of changes at Tebow CURE Hospital over the last few years. As patient numbers grew, we witnessed an increase in staff, the expansion of the third floor, and spiritual growth among our team members. When we opened our doors in November 2014, dozens of staff members were anxious to serve our […]

Physiotherapy a key component at CURE Uganda

by on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 5:37 pm

“What motivates me in my work is the team here and the fact that I am playing a part in transforming the lives of children and bringing healing to them. “Once there (was) a little girl who got a tumor, and it affected her body structure in that she stopped walking and couldn’t even sit. […]

Adey Abate: Making a difference for the kingdom of God

by on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 11:37 am

As CURE celebrates International Women’s Day, we are proud to highlight one of our remarkable co-workers, Adey Abate. CURE Ethiopia Executive Director Adey Abate has been at the helm of CURE Ethiopia since its inception. The Ethiopian native spent a significant portion of her professional career in the United States but returned to Ethiopia to […]

Wenzyl Dejolde: Finding unity in diversity

by on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 9:37 am

When Pastor Wenzyl accepted the calling to be a part of the Tebow CURE Hospital, his primary goal was to disciple the staff and engage with the community to nurture patient and family relationships.

Staff Highlight: CURE Niger Executive Director George Găvruș

by on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 5:14 pm

A string of hospitals trace the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan—a remnant from the days of British colonialism in the area. For decades, Afghanistan was a forbidden buffer state between the aggressive British and Russian empires, off limits to foreigners. But British missionaries, undeterred by the advice of their secular contemporaries, were determined to reach […]

Unsung Heroes: The groundskeepers of CURE Uganda

by on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 6:49 am

“The ground was not leveled. It was like the bush— it was not beautified like it is now. There were no flowers; just a plain ground,” said Abasa, a groundskeeper at CURE Uganda. In 2003, before CURE Uganda’s construction, the surrounding land was a marsh. The hospital partnered with Pastor Peter, a landscape architect with […]

Marvin: Bringing the gift of healing

by on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 12:39 pm

Loading up the Tebow CURE van with clinic supplies, registration forms, and enthusiastic staff and then driving it outside of Davao City for our mobile clinic—this monthly task is one of my favorites, even if most of the places we go to are far and unfamiliar. Although this is a once-a-month experience for the mobile […]

Dr. Shelley Oliver reviews a patient's leg in the operating room

One woman’s journey to joy as an orthopedic surgeon

by on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 10:52 am

“I did not want to become a doctor. When I was in high school, my friends and I would talk about career paths, and most of my friends wanted to be physicians. I didn’t want to do what everyone else was doing.” Dr. Shelley Oliver’s honest words may surprise some. Her path to medical missions […]

Ministering to families through food

by on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 8:58 am

These cooks have genuine passion for both food and ministry. Meet the cooks of CURE Uganda.

Emmanuel: Focused on God’s work

by on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 6:15 pm

“I love my work at CURE because it gives me opportunities to present the gospel.”

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