Results for Patient Stories
Clubfoot free: Shamira
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
“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
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!
The power of paying it forward
Abi and his father Gezahegn come from north of the capital of Ethiopia. After continuing to seek help for Abi’s hurt hip, his father brought him to CURE. Since then, Abi has completed his treatment. We are so glad to see him thriving in the same community where he witnessed hardship. Witnessing the healing that goes […]
Ishmael & Rahim: Healing their clubfoot gives a family hope
“Before I left the village, a lot of people were speaking ill about my children, but upon my return, most of them, almost all of them, are curious because what they expected is not what they are seeing today,” said Levison, Ishmael and Rahim’s dad.
Elvie: ‘Be cool, trust in the Lord, and believe in yourself.’
“I tell parents it’s normal to be nervous and scared, but be brave. Be cool, trust in the Lord, and believe in yourself. You’re strong. You can do anything. Moms always know what’s best for their children. But everyone here at CURE will give the best they have to cure and heal your kids.”
Two brothers: From leprosy to healing
Excruciating is the word that describes Joseph’s and Bernard’s struggle with leprosy over the years. What had started as a small wound on Joseph’s toes turned out to be a nightmare for both of them. Through the years, the bond of brotherhood has helped them go through the toughest times of their lives.
Clubfoot free: Samantha
We are happy! We thought she would never be able to walk,” said Samantha’s parents.
Healing in Northern Uganda
Many times when we travel for our satellite clinics, we keep our hopes up that while we are reviewing our former patients, they will be doing better than they were when they left the hospital. Recently, we had a trip to Northern Uganda where we met several of our old patients.
Aisha’s story: Planning for the future
“Things have changed so much after my operation at CURE,” said Aisha.
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