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The picture above is of CURE in Ethiopia. The doctors, nurses, technicians, cooks, cleaners, and administrators of CURE Ethiopia are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical and spiritual care to people who, without CURE, couldn't find it and couldn't afford it, just like Emebet. To do that, we're inviting you to partner with us.

We need to raise approximately $2000 for Emebet and kids like her. When you give a gift through Emebet's CUREkids profile, your contribution is designated to an exclusive country fund for CURE's work in Ethiopia, and those funds can only be used for operational expenses to treat patients in Ethiopia. Have more questions? Ask us.

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When you partner with us monthly, we'll send you an email each month to introduce you to a different child who was helped because of your generosity. You can choose to follow their updates and send them get well messages. That means that each year, you're a part of helping 12 different children, beginning with Emebet. We call it being a CURE Hero!

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Emebet's Story

Emebet is a 5th grader who dreams of becoming a doctor someday. Unfortunately, she had to stop school temporarily because walking to school become very difficult for her. CURE is not her first hospital that she has visited and she’s even had an o… Read more

Emebet is a 5th grader who dreams of becoming a doctor someday. Unfortunately, she had to stop school temporarily because walking to school become very difficult for her. CURE is not her first hospital that she has visited and she’s even had an operation on her left leg, but she still needs a couple of more operations on both legs so that they will be straight. Kids at her school bully her because of her condition, so she is really looking forward to being healed and walking to school and playing with her friends as normal kids do. Emebet lives with both of her parents and her three brothers. Her parents are farmers and they are thankful to have found a place that could help get Emebet started on her journey to healing. Please join us in praying for that!

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Apr 12, 2017

Emebet's leg looks so good! The wound is healing very well according to our doctors and she was fitted with another cast for the coming six weeks to help her with the healing. We will see her back at her next checkup! Photo of Emebet

Mar 23, 2017

Emebet is doing well and at home now. We look forward to updating you on her progress at her next appointment in mid-April!

Mar 03, 2017

Emebet was in the ward, relaxing in bed and chatting away with her neighbor's this morning! We're glad she's recovering well and shared her great smile with us! Photo of Emebet

Mar 01, 2017

Emebet's surgery that was performed by our Dr. Teddy went well yesterday! Take a look into how they got her leg straighter! Photo of Emebet

Feb 28, 2017

Emebet is here with us today for her operation and she is all excited and ready for it! Please keep her in your prayers! Photo of Emebet

Dec 28, 2016

Emebet came to her follow up with her dad and she is doing very well! Emebet and her family are so happy with the correction on her right leg and she is ready to start her treatment on the left one soon! We will see her on February 27th for an admission! Photo of Emebet

Oct 26, 2016

Emebet is doing very well! She needs to continue with her physical exercises and continue walking with her crutches. We will see her in two months for another checkup! Photo of Emebet

Sep 06, 2016

Emebet's right leg is all healed and it looks perfect! Now she has to practice walking with it and start physical therapy exercises for her knee. She will return in a month to see a doctor and at that time she will start her treatment on her left leg! Photo of Emebet

Jun 22, 2016

Emebet came for her follow-up and she is doing good! Our doctors said her surgery wound healed very well. She needs another cast for six weeks, and then we'll see her at the end of that time for her checkup. Please keep her in your prayers! Photo of Emebet

May 16, 2016

Emebet was doing so great that she got to go back home over the weekend! We will see her in a couple of weeks for her follow-up, please keep praying for her!

May 13, 2016

Here is a peek from Emebet's surgery! She did really well and she is now resting in the ward. Thank you all for the prayers! Photo of Emebet

May 12, 2016

Emebet came back for her second procedure on her right leg and she is more than ready to have the operation! Please keep her in your prayers! Photo of Emebet

Mar 09, 2016

Emebet came in for her follow-up and she is doing good. The doctors say her x-ray shows good alignment and now she is ready to have her second operation. We will see her in a month when she returns for an admission. Please keep her in your prayers! Photo of Emebet

Jan 27, 2016

Recovery is going so well that Emebet gets to go home today! Look at her happiness! We'll see you soon Emebet! Photo of Emebet

Jan 26, 2016

Emebet is recovering well so far and has spent her day resting in bed. Thank you for your prayers and well wishes! Photo of Emebet

Jan 21, 2016

Emebet's surgery went well! She had a rod placed inside her leg to help the bone straighten out as it grows. Next time it will be the same right leg but below the knee. We immediately saw a change when Dr. Tim straightened out the top part of her leg! We're excited to see more healing! Please pray with us for that! Photo of Emebet

Jan 19, 2016

Emebet is antsy to have her procedure so she's been pacing the ward until it's time! This morning's brisk weather was peaceful for her though. She is having her right leg worked on today, but only the bones above her knee because operating on the whole leg would be too much to endure at once. Join us in praying for her to recovery quickly! Photo of Emebet

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