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A Tale of Two Winnies
A few years back, Winnie, a 22-year-old woman from western Uganda, left her home in search of employment in the city of Kampala. She did find work. Eventually, she even started her own business selling matooke (plantains). Some time later, Winnie gave birth to a baby girl. She named her Winnie. She was shocked to […]
God touches hearts in his own time: Kiko’s story
Bullying is a common experience shared by the kids who come to Tebow CURE. They get left out of groups and are mocked because of the way their disability affects their movement. Unless you’re Kiko. Kiko has lived without legs since rebels stormed his village and burnt his home. The five-year-old lost his legs in […]
Thokozani is Jumping for Joy
A couple of weeks ago, we had the privilege of visiting former patient Thokozani. He was treated at CURE Malawi for Blount’s disease, a condition that affects the knee and causes the leg to bow. We’re always so thankful to hear how God has used CURE Malawi to heal and change not only the children […]
Where there was death, God has given life
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!
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
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
“Your visit has encouraged us to keep coming to CURE.”
Clubfoot free: Faith
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
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
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.
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