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Burned and abandoned, a little girl finds healing from an unlikely source.
Gifti started off being shy, but that quickly changed. She is such a friendly girl! She loves playing with the other children and running around the ward. Gifti came to CURE Ethiopia with a burn contracture. Like most households in rural Ethiopia, people both cook and sleep in the same room. One day, Gifiti’s mother […]
Janet finds hope and unexpected healing for her boys at CURE Zambia
Like many mothers, Janet is a concerned parent. Though, her story is a bit different than most. Janet has two kids with disabilities – Geofrey and Moses. Geofrey is a one-year-old boy with bilateral clubfoot, and Moses is an active three-year-old boy with a rare condition called genu recurvatum (backward-bending knee). Most parents that come […]
A New Smile for Joshua
Filipinos are known to be very happy, smiling people. In fact, our country was recently ranked 52nd happiest country in the world and tagged as the selfie capital in the world back in 2014. Despite our love for smiling and selfies, our country has also one of the highest incidences of cleft lip and palate, […]
The Unbelievable Love of God
Takondwa is an incredibly quiet boy who still somehow manages to make friends with almost every one of our co-workers here at CURE Malawi! His quietness is deceiving because Takondwa loves to sing. We first met Takondwa when his grandmother Cecelia brought him to meet our CURE Malawi doctors for help when Takondwa broke his […]
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 […]
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