Results for Patient Stories


Where there was death, God has given life

by on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 8:12 am

Life is tough for the Fulani, traditional nomads who wander the southern Sahara, the expansive desert that spans much of Niger. So while life is hard for the Fulani, life is especially hard for Hadiza, a young Fulani girl born with knock knees,

Anthony: A Skeptical Father Believes!

by on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:52 am

When the second follow-up appointment came, Anthony accompanied his son with one mission in mind: to prove to himself that his son’s leg was indeed getting healed.

New name gives a young boy hope

by on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 8:52 am

When Minyichl was born, his father Azmeraw realized his son’s deformed foot would be limiting, but after having surgery with CURE, he gave his son a new name!

Clubfoot free: Bertha

by on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 8:39 pm

“Your visit has encouraged us to keep coming to CURE.”

Clubfoot free: Faith

by on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 8:38 pm

Faith and her parents live almost an hour out of town in a village on the outskirts of Blantyre, so we were impressed by how faithfully they came for treatment. “After Faith was born, we went straight to CURE.”

Gift: God works all things for good

by on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 8:00 am

In 2011, a brave little boy named Gift came through the doors of CURE Malawi to have surgery for a dislocated hip. Last year, Gift came back to visit, and we are so excited to share with you what has happened to him since then! At about the same time, Carla Reimer and her daughter, Lauren, volunteered for a day at the hospital—much like they did years ago when Gift had his operation. That’s how their story begins.

Paul: Standing tall again

by on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:03 am

Paul walked through our doors in June of 2017 with a condition known as genu valgum, commonly called as “knock-knee.” Paul’s condition not only impacted his ability to walk, but it also came with excessive pain which began to stall Paul’s academic progress.

Clubfoot free: Shamira

by on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:48 am

Shamira’s father, Idrisah, works in South Africa, and Rabecca hasn’t seen him in two years, since before Shamira was born. It’s difficult raising a child by yourself (let alone a child who has to go to the hospital once a week), so we were glad to have the opportunity to encourage her in person. Rabecca is living […]

Viola: A tiny, little fighter

by on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:02 am

“I felt bad and thought someone could have done witchcraft on my child,” said Viola. Her child, also named Viola, was born at home at the end of last December. Soon after birth, she noticed
a swelling on baby Viola’s back and took her to a local hospital.

Abel: Different doesn’t mean damned

by on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:04 am

Abel’s family isn’t a typical Nigerien family. Due to their experiences and their faith, they love and care for Abel just the way he is, but one day, a chance meeting told them about CURE Niger!

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