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Finding Joy Amidst Struggle: Abel and Amos have the answer!
Abel and Amorth (Amos) have a strong and unique bond. They are brothers, and they both were born with brittle bone disease. With this condition, their bones break easily, which makes playing with siblings and friends a bit more dangerous for them. Think of all the times that you fell or knocked your knee on […]
Making friends and finding healing: Meet Swabra!
Pictured above: Swabra, her mother, and her brother at CURE Kenya Swabra is an 8-year-old happy, enthusiastic, and inquisitive girl. Unfortunately, when she was four years old, Swabra contracted malaria. She was taken to the hospital, but the diagnosis was somewhat inconclusive, and the medical practitioner opted to treat her with an injection. Zam, her […]
Traveling from Zimbabwe to Zambia to be healed: Christian finds a way!
Christian is a strong, intelligent, young Zimbabwean man who just so happened to be born with a condition called clubfoot. With this condition, his feet essentially curve in on themselves. His condition was immediately obvious and his mother Iris, not one to sit idly by, jumped into action. Christian’s first few months were a flurry […]
Bezuayehu now walks without pain and with a purpose
Bezuayehu is an energetic young boy! When he meets people for the first time, he is shy, but it doesn’t take him long to reveal his playful side. Before coming to CURE, things were hard for Bezuayehu, kids made fun of his condition and called him names. He was sad all the time. Bezuayehu was […]
Cleft lip and palate repair for Zane
When the government gave permission for specialized hospitals to operate once again, Tebow CURE was ready. Our building was made spot-free from floor to ceiling and chairs were placed strategically to ensure social distancing. We were ready and excited to welcome our first patients after lockdown, and that is when we met Zane and his […]
Maxwell’s Extended Family
Maxwell (Max) has a warm and friendly persona and has become an honorary member of the CURE family. Everyone at CURE Zambia knows Max, and if you were to visit the children’s ward when Max is around, he would introduce you to everyone! We found Max in early 2019 when a team from the hospital […]
Determined Mom Finds Healing for her Daughters
At first glance, sisters Fatuma and Meriyem seem just about as opposite as can be. Fatuma, the older of the two, is more reserved and reflective. She tends to prefer the background during group activities, but she is also quick with her sweet smile. Meriyem, on the other hand, is a rambunctious ball of energy […]
A Family Transformation: Zara, Maria, and Walida
Maria entered the world like most other babies – arms and legs crossed over each other and her body curled up in the fetal position. But unlike other babies, Maria didn’t immediately adapt to her new environment. She didn’t kick her legs or wave her arms. Instead, she remained curled in the fetal position, her […]
A Brave Heart for Jesus
“My heart is just for Jesus now,” proclaims McDonald. He first arrived at the tender age of two and has been a patient at the hospital for over four years. His smile radiates joy even through the most difficult circumstances. It is as if Jesus has sprinkled McDonald’s heart with an extra dose of happiness. […]
Emotional and Physical Healing for Habtemariam
By all definitions, Habtemariam was a difficult child. After arriving at CURE Ethiopia, he quickly established a reputation for being a “rebash,” or a trouble maker in English. He was constantly starting fights with the other kids. He would cry when he didn’t get his way, and he was blatantly and publicly disrespectful towards his […]
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