Mar 21, 2017
"Look at me, I can walk without my crutches!" That was what Gebyaw told us when he saw us this morning! He is walking around the ward and he is doing very well! He went back home today but we will see him in a couple of months for another checkup!
Mar 20, 2017
Gebyaw is doing very well and he had a great weekend! Here are a couple of pictures from his surgery!
Mar 17, 2017
The c-arm machine got fixed and Gebyaw had his surgery today! He was so brave going into surgery and everything went smoothly! He is resting in the ward and healing, please keep him in your prayers.
Mar 16, 2017
Gebyaw already made a new friend! He spent most of his time in bed chatting with his friend and neighbor GebreMariam!
Mar 14, 2017
Gebyaw is doing very well! He is here with us for his surgery, but he has to wait for a while before having it, because his procedure needs a c-arm Xray machine and the c-arm is not working right now. It will take a couple of days to get that fixed and he will have his procedure after that gets done. Pray for patience as he waits!
Feb 16, 2017
It is really great to see Gebyaw without his frame and he is so happy about it too! He is going back home today and will come back in a couple of weeks for another surgery. When he returns, he will have a posterior tibial epiphysiodesis. Please keep him in your prayers for a safe trip back to us!
Feb 15, 2017
Gebyaw is back and here with us! Today he is having a frame removal and screening. Please keep him in your prayers!
Jan 25, 2017
Gebyaw came in today for his follow-up and he is doing great! The frame did it's job and straightened the leg and now it is time to remove it. We will see Gebyaw mid February for an admission.
Dec 23, 2016
Gebyaw is leaving the hospital, he will stay in Alemachin house, which is a home for kids, and we will see him in a couple of weeks when he returns for a checkup. Please continue to pray for him!
Dec 21, 2016
Gebyaw was outside enjoying the beautiful sunny day and having fun with his friend Getahun on the playground!
Dec 20, 2016
Gebyaw is doing great, and today he wanted to show his frames to everyone!
Dec 16, 2016
Earlier this morning we found Gebyaw outside with his friends Daniel and Alemu, they were looking intently at a mobile phone and too captivated to chat!
Dec 15, 2016
Gebyaw got a balloon hat from our visitors the other day and he wanted a picture with it on his head!
Dec 13, 2016
Gebyaw's nurse Tsega was making her morning rounds and Gebyaw stopped reading his favorite book to have a chat with her! We're so thankful that our kids and the nursing staff are friends too!
Dec 12, 2016
We caught Gebyaw standing tall during his morning walk! He told us he had a great weekend and had fun with his friends!
Dec 09, 2016
Gebyaw had a moral supporter today! Our compassionate nurse Tigist was by his side while his frame was being turned. It's a painful process but Gebyaw got through it with the help of Tigist!
Dec 08, 2016
Today everyone was having fun! We found Gebyaw and Ahmed in the playroom watching a movie and being goofy!
Dec 07, 2016
We found Gebyaw chatting with his friend Daniel! They were discussing a book that Gebeyaw is reading and that Daniel just finished recently!
Dec 06, 2016
Gebyaw was in the ward having fun with his friends Alemu and Ashenafi! We think happy kids heal faster!
Dec 01, 2016
Gebyaw was exercising around the ward and making his rounds to see all his friends this morning!
Nov 30, 2016
Earlier this morning we found Gebyaw outside enjoying the beautiful sunshine. He is doing great and recovering well!
Nov 28, 2016
Gebyaw was having a good time visiting with his friend Ashenafi this morning!
Nov 25, 2016
We found Gebyaw in bed resting! He is recovering well from his second operation!
Nov 24, 2016
Gebyaw's Fibula fused, which would affect the progress of his Tibia lengthening, so he went in for a Right Fibular Osteotomy yesterday. He's still in his frame and it went great! Take a look!
Nov 23, 2016
Gebyaw was in bed reading his English language building book before his surgery today! He even practiced his numbers with us!
Nov 22, 2016
We found Gebyaw hanging out in the sun outside and chatting with people as they passed by this morning!
Nov 21, 2016
Gebyaw and some of his friends were outside singing a song and making different art pieces, and this is what Gebyaw made, an angel!
Nov 18, 2016
Gebyaw is getting better at walking with his crutches! Today he told us that he loves to read and we gave him a couple of books to keep him company over the weekend!
Nov 17, 2016
Gebyaw was excited to be out of bed and heading out to meet the rest of his friends outside on his crutches!
Nov 16, 2016
Today Gebyaw was a teacher! We found him out of bed teaching Amharic alphabet to Molalegne's (one of our CUREkids) father!
Nov 14, 2016
We took a little walk with Gebyaw around the ward today and he practiced his English with us!
Nov 11, 2016
We found Gebyaw right after his walking exercises and he is doing very well!
Nov 10, 2016
Gebyaw was happy to practice his english with our CUREkids Coordinator Mieraf this morning! It's exciting to see him exercise what he knows!
Nov 09, 2016
We found Gebyaw taking a breather near his bed and watching television. It's nice to see him active and up around the ward these days!
Nov 08, 2016
Gebyaw made a new friend in the ward, our veteran CUREkid Ahmed! They were wheeling around and making jokes with the staff! #laugtherthatheals
Nov 07, 2016
Gebyaw was happy to have his adjustment over and done with this morning and glad to be healing!
Nov 04, 2016
Gebyaw is getting used to walking daily with his crutches and becoming stronger! Way to go!
Nov 03, 2016
Gebyaw was in pain this morning, he was given a pain killer and it helped him a bit. He is feeling better now and we hope he will have a good night. Please continue praying for him!
Nov 02, 2016
Gebyaw is doing very well! He was in bed resting and gathering all of his strength for his afternoon exercise!
Nov 01, 2016
Earlier this morning, we found Gebyaw outside walking around and enjoying the beautiful day!
Oct 31, 2016
Gebyaw was being silly with us near the garden today! We are glad to see him feeling better and healing!
Oct 28, 2016
Gebyaw was optimistic and happy to come out for a walk with us this morning. It was nice to see him practicing and gaining strength! Keep it up Gebyaw!
Oct 27, 2016
Gebyaw opted to stay in bed and relax this morning, but we were glad to still see him smiling!
Oct 26, 2016
Yohannes gave his best goofy face to get Gebyaw in better spirits today. Laughter that heals!
Oct 25, 2016
Gebyaw is in some pain today from his frame adjustment, but that didn't stop him from warming our hearts with his beautiful smile! Way to be courageous Gebyaw!
Oct 24, 2016
Gebyaw was full of energy today! He was out of bed, wheeling round, and smiling. He told us he had a good weekend too!
Oct 21, 2016
Gebyaw was in bed and proudly showing off his frame this afternoon! We're glad to see him adjusting to it so well. Keep those prayers coming!
Oct 20, 2016
Gebyaw is recovering well, feeling great, and resting in bed today!
Oct 19, 2016
Gebeyaw is doing great! He was outside wheeling around and enjoying the sunshine!
Oct 18, 2016
Gebyaw was resting peacefully in bed and chatting with his father, Yenealem, when we came by to say hello! We're glad to see him doing so well.
Oct 14, 2016
Gebyaw's procedure by Dr. Rick and Dr. James went well! He now has a frame on his right foot. Take a look at his procedure and the awesome work the surgeons performed!
Oct 07, 2016
Gebyaw is still waiting and excited for his procedure! He's such a joy to have in the ward!
Oct 04, 2016
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Gebyaw is looking forward to his operation and he is so glad he is here with us for that! So are we!