Results for Patient Stories


Bezuayehu now walks without pain and with a purpose

by on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 9:02 am

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

by on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 8:11 am

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

by on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 9:33 am

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

by on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 12:28 pm

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

by on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 8:31 am

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

by on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 8:51 am

“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 on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:34 am

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 […]

Against All Odds: Faiscale’s Story

by on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:36 am

A gas tank and one wrong move caused Faiscale’s disability and killed the driver of the other vehicle. The teenager was driving his motorcycle home from work one day when another bike carrying a gas tank tried to pass, but the man miscalculated and slammed into the back of Faiscale’s motorcycle. The tank exploded, and […]

Growing Faith in the Waiting

by on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 9:16 am

“My favorite story in the Bible is the story of David. I think that David is strong, and I admire his faith in God, especially when he faced a giant,” shares Carmel. Young as she is, Carmel faces many giants in life. She lives in a mountainous area, in a Teduray indigenous community, far from […]

Trusting God Through it All

by on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 9:14 am

For many of us, we wake up and go about our day never having to worry about violence and death. However, it is not that way for many of our patients and their families. In developing nations, violence, unrest, and death are unfortunately not uncommon events.  In 1992, Kenya held a multi-party election, the first […]

Top Articles

Gifts of gratitude and thanksgiving from CURE patients and families

Stacey Korecki on Nov 23, 2020

USAID/ASHA grant upgrades CURE Ethiopia’s operating room equipment and equips its medical training center

CURE International on Nov 20, 2020

Bezuayehu now walks without pain and with a purpose

Bethelehem Teshome on Nov 18, 2020

Drawn to serve in Ethiopia: Laurence Wicks, orthopedic surgeon

Joel Witwer on Nov 16, 2020

Uganda Runs for Brain Surgery

CURE International on Nov 11, 2020

Safe Anesthesia during COVID

Sarah Hodges on Nov 09, 2020