Jul 03, 2019
When Nejat saw us, she showed us her brace and said "Look, they gave me a high heel shoe!" She is used to other, flatter braces and this one was a little different. She was amazed about that! The brace will help her to walk better and we will see this sweet child again after six months when she returns for her check-up!
Jun 28, 2019
Nejat came back for her check-up! Her surgical wound is healing and showing good progress. She had a measurement for a leg brace today which involved taking a mold of her leg. She HATES casts and was complaining the whole time while Ashebir, one of our prosthetic orthotist, was working. We will see her again in the beginning of July for the fitting!
May 10, 2019
Nejat is going home today! We will miss her spunk and smile but we will see her back in a month for her check-up. Please keep praying for her progress and long road to healing!
May 09, 2019
Nejat had her frame removal and she did very well in the operating room. We were surprised to see that only a couple of hours after her operation we found Nejat in the playroom coloring a butterfly! She has got the hospital routine down and is making the most of it!
May 08, 2019
Nejat is back at the CURE Ethiopia hospital for her frame removal and so are her friends, Abubeker and Tsion! She was so happy to see them and they all wanted a photo together. We're not at all surprised by the silly faces she makes at the camera - we know her so well!
Mar 20, 2019
Nejat and her father Jemal came in for Nejat's check-up today, everyone was so happy with her healing! Her frame is doing its job perfectly and her bone is healing well too. She will have a frame removal in six weeks and we will see her again in the beginning of May for an admission!
Feb 19, 2019
Nejat was showing off her little stuffed teddy bear before heading home. She will continue her recovery there and we will see her again in three weeks! Please keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery and safe return to the hospital!
Feb 18, 2019
Nejat were so happy hearing all the get-well messages she received from everyone! One of our counselors Nahom read them for her and she had fun listening to them. Thank you all for making this sweet one happy!
Feb 14, 2019
This morning, we found Nejat rolling around on her wheelchair and enjoying herself! She is on a schedule now where she has her frame cleaned everyday and her healing is continuing wonderfully! Please keep remembering this sweet one in your prayers!
Feb 12, 2019
Nejat loves coloring! Today she came to visit us again in the office and spent her morning coloring and having fun!
Feb 11, 2019
We found Nejat outside having a snack after her dressing change!
She is her sassy fun self and her wound from the operation she had last week is healing and showing wonderful progress! She is a joy to have here at CURE Ethiopia!
Jan 31, 2019
Nejat loves wheeling around in her wheelchair all snuggled in her big pink blanket! Today she came to visit us in our office and started coloring a book. Her long road to healing here at CURE Ethiopia has made her like family to us!
Jan 30, 2019
Nejat was busy with her puzzle today! She had a dressing change and her wound from the operation is healing well. Thank you for your continued prayers for her!
Jan 29, 2019
One of our counselors, Nahom, read all the get-well messages you sent to Nejat, she was so happy and loved listening to your messages! Thank you all for bringing Nejat joy today!
Jan 28, 2019
Nejat was cuddling her stuffed animals after having a dressing change in the OR. She is continuing her long journey to healing with joy, please keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery!
Jan 24, 2019
The past couple of days Nejat was in pain and did not want to do anything, so she spent most of her day lying in bed. But now, she is doing wonderful and out of bed and wheeling with a smile! We're so thankful that she's feeling more like her joyful self and we know that's in part because of your faithful prayers for her!
Jan 21, 2019
Nejat's surgery was called a "Free Fibula Transfer" from the right to the left tibia. She is also wearing an external frame now. Two of our visiting doctors, Dr. Andrew and Dr. Marios teamed up with our doctor, Dr. Tim, and all went well! Here are a couple of pictures from the operation! Please keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery!
Jan 16, 2019
We love seeing Nejat's sass come out for the camera - even on surgery day! Today she is having her operation so please keep her in your prayers for a successful surgery and a speedy recovery!
Jan 11, 2019
Everyone gathered around to color a big paper together, you can see Nejat in the braids on the right! She loves getting to play with new friends and being creative while waiting for her surgery!
Jan 10, 2019
Sweet Nejat is back at the CURE Ethiopia hospital! She's already made new friends and enjoying her time back in the ward! Today she was part of the team doing different physical exercises and having fun with it! Her bone did not heal as expected so she still needs an operation which she will have that next week, Until then, she will be in the hospital playing and having fun with her friends!
Oct 11, 2018
Nejat wanted a picture with a stuffed elephant AND a stuffed mouse, partly because she loves coming up with different ideas to pose for our camera! She is doing well but her bone still needs more healing. If it doesn't heal by December she will have an operation, but if our doctors see good progress, she won’t need a surgery. We will see her in December to check on that, please keep her in your prayers for strong healing!
Sep 04, 2018
Nejat had a plate removal last week and went home to continue her healing, she did not need a cast this time which will help her to continue running around without a problem. We will see her again in a couple of weeks when she returns for her check-up!
Aug 29, 2018
Nejat loves posing for the camera and the camera loves her! She has come to CURE Ethiopia for a check-up and she is doing very well. She was admitted today and will have a plate removal tomorrow, please keep her in your prayers!
May 23, 2018
Nejat came back to see us and shared her bright smile! At her follow-up she was running around and playing! Everything is on track with her healing and we will see her in August for another check-up.
Apr 20, 2018
Nejat loves her new clamshell brace! She will practice walking with it and we will see her progress in a month when she returns for her checkup!
Apr 11, 2018
As always Nejat was being silly and having fun for the camera! She got measured for a clamshell brace to help support her tibia. We will see her in a couple of days when she returns for her fitting. Please keep her in your prayers!
Feb 28, 2018
Nejat's smile is so big! As usual, she was playing and having fun at her clinic check-up! Her wound is healing so well and today she got a walking cast. We will see her after six weeks when she returns for her next check-up!
Jan 22, 2018
We are going to miss this cute face! She is doing so well that she got to go home today and continue her recovery from there! We will see her in a couple of weeks when she returns for her checkup!
Jan 18, 2018
Take a little peek into Nejat's surgery! She is in a bit pain today but her nurse is taking good care of her. Please keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery!
Jan 16, 2018
When she saw the camera, Nejat started making these cute faces! She had her surgery today and she did very well in the OR, please keep her in your prayers for a speedy recovery!
Jan 15, 2018
We missed this beautiful smile! We saw her today outside playing and having fun, she is here with us for her bone grafting surgery and, as usual, she is ready! Please keep her in your prayers!
Nov 23, 2017
Nejat was so excited when she told us about her new baby sister, "I want to name her Eldana, but my parents say no," said Nejat. She needs another bone grafting and we will see her in the middle of January for an admission. Please keep this sweet child in your prayers!
Sep 20, 2017
As usual, Nejat was happy and playful! She had her KAFO (Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis) but her bone has had difficulty regenerating, so she will need re-rodding. We will see her progress in two months when she returns for another checkup. Please keep her in your prayers!
Sep 06, 2017
Nejat is as spunky as ever! She was so happy to see her foot without a cast! Dr.Tim ordered a KAFO (Knee Ankle Foot Orthosis) and she was measured for that at our clinic here. We will see her in a couple of weeks when she returns to get her KAFO!
Aug 09, 2017
Nejat has brought her little friend Nahom with her! Her frame is finally off, she is so excited about her new cast and she is showing it off to every body. We will see her in a couple of weeks when she returns for her checkup!
Jun 14, 2017
Nejat wanted to showoff the beautiful flower on her dress! She is doing good, but she still needs another regenerate graft, so we will see her at the beginning of August when she returns for her admission!
May 19, 2017
Nejat's adjustment went well and she is leaving us today, she will return in three weeks for a checkup!
May 18, 2017
Our little Nejat is here with us! Today, she is having a frame adjustment, please keep this sweet one in your prayers!
Apr 19, 2017
Our little one is doing very well! Her leg is healing beautifully and everything looks great! We will see her in a month for another checkup!
Apr 03, 2017
Nejat went home over the weekend, so she'll continue her recovery from home. We will see her in two weeks for another checkup!
Mar 31, 2017
Look at these two scotch tape buddies! Today Nejat was being silly with everyone and she asked for scotch tape to cover her mouth and her friend Abedella saw hers and asked for some too! This is not the first time Nejat has covered her mouth. She did the same thing a couple of months back while she was staying in the hospital and it is really funny seeing her communicate with everyone without her mouth!
Mar 30, 2017
Nejat was outside taking a sweet nap this afternoon while her mother sat by and knitted! Looking comfy Nejat!
Mar 29, 2017
Nejat was in better spirits today and being goofy with some of the arts and crafts that one of our spiritual department members, Nahom, gave her!
Mar 28, 2017
Nejat wasn't feeling well today after her procedure yesterday, but thankfully her nurse, Sosna, was right there to comfort her!
Mar 27, 2017
Our little one is back! Earlier this morning we found her in a wheelchair, wheeling around the ward and saying hello to some of our staff! She is having a bone graft today, please keep her in your prayers!
Mar 15, 2017
Nejat spent some time with us today! There was one tooth that did not grow in for quite a while but it has finally appeared! She is doing good, but she needs another operation, so we will see her in a week when she returns for an admission.
Feb 08, 2017
Nejat is doing great! She is still showing good progress and everything is healing beautifully! We will see her in a month for another checkup!
Jan 25, 2017
Look at our little one, she is so happy and healthy! We are so thankful her leg is healing well and that she is making good progress! We will see her in three weeks for another checkup!
Jan 18, 2017
Nejat is doing very well! Her leg is healing and the doctor told her to continue taking her medicine. We will see her next week for another checkup!
Jan 11, 2017
Nejat was in for follow-up clinic today. We've missed her toothless smile! We will see her in a week to see how her skin is healing!
Dec 12, 2016
This sweet one is leaving us today. She is so excited to go back home and see her baby brother! She will come back in a month for a checkup, please keep her in your prayers!
Dec 09, 2016
"All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth, my two front teeth!" Nejat's wish came true! Her front tooth was loose and she was playing with it and then pulled it out today! She is so excited about it and she has been wheeling around and showing off the big space to everyone!
Dec 08, 2016
It is good to see Nejat back to her playful self! She was in the playroom with the other children and wheeling around the ward!
Dec 07, 2016
Nejat was a bit sad after saying goodbye to most of her friends, but she found a new friend today in a teddy bear!
Dec 06, 2016
Nejat, our social butterfly, is doing great! Today we found her chatting with her friend Mariam!
Dec 05, 2016
Nejat was in a very great mood today! She was wheeling around and playing with most of the children in the ward!
Dec 01, 2016
Nejat was hanging with her friends Tesfanesh and Mariam and playing some tunes for them today!
Nov 30, 2016
Nejat is feeling better today and only has minor pain on her side from her bone graft that was taken from her pelvis but is still a champ! Take a look into her procedure!
Nov 29, 2016
Nejat was scared to go into her procedure today but her Nurse Seble and our OR staff member Muluken did their best to cheer her up and ease her nerves!
Nov 28, 2016
As usual, Nejat was her playful self! She was wheeling around and playing with her friend Kewlet!
Nov 25, 2016
We found Nejat outside having fun with one of our nurses, Samuel, and Nejat's friend Kewlet!
Nov 24, 2016
Today is a great day, Nejat started walking! She was walking around the ward and showing all of her friends!
Nov 23, 2016
Ahmed, Nejat's friend, took a break from roaming around the ward to look at the daily operating schedule while Nejat struck a pose!
Nov 22, 2016
Nejat was pretty busy with her work, drawing different kinds of animals and showing them to her friends, Mariam and Molalegne. We love our little artist!
Nov 21, 2016
We found Nejat in the play room with Molalegne and Mewal, playing with her doll Nahom!
Nov 18, 2016
Nejat was her playful self today! She followed us around the ward and took a couple of pictures with us!
Nov 17, 2016
Nejat was excited for a photo and quickly called us over this morning for her close up!
Nov 16, 2016
Today was Nejat's turn to have her picture with the bear! She is having a good time playing with her friends, Tesfanesh and Mariam!
Nov 15, 2016
Nejat was outside enjoying the sunshine this morning while heavily concentrated on a game!
Nov 14, 2016
Nejat is doing great! She was outside on the playground having fun and playing with the other children in the sunshine!
Nov 11, 2016
Many of our kids got creative with pipe cleaners and stickers and we found Nejat in the playroom joining in! She also got a new shoe today which will help her to walk with her frame on. She will start practicing in a couple of days!
Nov 10, 2016
Nejat was being silly with everyone in the ward today and was communicating without her mouth. Way to be creative Nejat!
Nov 09, 2016
Nejat was focused on her puzzle in the play room today! We loved seeing her get creative and figuring out how things work!
Nov 08, 2016
Nejat joined in on all the silliness going on in the ward today with her friends around her, Tesfanesh, Abush and Mariam! We love that toothless grin that she freely shares with us everyday!
Nov 07, 2016
Nejat took after Tesfanesh and was giving us her best silly face while in the playroom this morning!
Nov 04, 2016
Nejat had some artwork done on her hand and was excited to show it off to us today!
Nov 03, 2016
Our doctors decided to keep Nejat in the hospital for a while longer! We caught with her favorite doll today, and as she promised us, she told us the name and it is ‘Nahom’.
Oct 31, 2016
Nejat is excited about her continued healing and the news that she is being released home today! We look forward to seeing her soon, please keep her in your prayers!
Oct 28, 2016
Nejat had a small procedure today where a pin was adjusted. She's feeling great and was happy to show off her awesome looking frame!
Oct 27, 2016
Nejat was being her silly self and giving us an upside down smile while sitting next to Tesfanesh during movie time today!
Oct 26, 2016
The whole crew in the ICU had one thing in common today, this killer pose! Of course Nejat couldn't contain her sweet laugh while striking her best version!
Oct 24, 2016
Nejat wanted a picture with her doll! We asked her if she had a name and she told us she still working on it and promised to let us know once she picked a name!
Oct 21, 2016
Nejat showed her best smile as she was outside playing with friends! Her joy is contagious!
Oct 20, 2016
Nejat was all smiles and giggles as she went over to the entertainment center and watched shows with the other children!
Oct 19, 2016
Nejat was proud to show us that she can raise her frame all by herself and feels no pain! We're so glad to see her strong and healing so well!
Oct 18, 2016
Nejat was at the playground having a great time with the other children today! Active kids make us happy!
Oct 14, 2016
Nejat was having a wonderful time making some art for us in the ward today!
Oct 12, 2016
Nejat found a new best friend in one of our other CUREkids, Yetachu! She spent most of the day with her, playing and going around to other children's beds!
Oct 07, 2016
Nejat was having a good time being silly with her mother, Aminat, this morning!
Oct 06, 2016
Nejat was out of bed, wheeling around the ward, and being her usual playful self with her stuffed animal!
Oct 03, 2016
Look at our girl keeping busy with her art work! She had a good weekend and she is doing very well!
Sep 28, 2016
Nejat was being playful and chatting it up with her neighbor Juleibib this morning!
Sep 26, 2016
We caught Nejat singing and playing a drum with her friends! She has a lot of friends in the ward that she can play with and she is doing really well!
Sep 09, 2016
Nejat had a great time in the play room today, playing with the other kids and painting! We like her blue hat that matches Paddington Bear next to her!
Sep 07, 2016
Nejat smiled playfully at us while playing with her hair in the sunshine this morning! We're thankful that she is feeling so great!
Sep 06, 2016
Nejat is making a lot of friends in the ward, she wheels around and spends most of her day playing with them! We love her proud grin with the missing tooth!
Sep 05, 2016
When we got to Nejat's bed there was another kid making fun of her tooth, and here she is showing off her tooth!
Sep 02, 2016
Nejat is having fun and singing a song in the play room with some of the children in the ward! Thumbs up!
Aug 30, 2016
Nejat is having a great time in the ward! She is just a brave little girl, she never complains of any pain even though she has a frame on her tibia. We are so happy she spent her day playing and enjoying her time in the ward!
Aug 29, 2016
Nejat had a great weekend! Today we found her in a wheelchair and playing with some of the kids in the ward!
Aug 24, 2016
Nejat is feeling better and she is doing great! She went outside today and wheeled around for a bit! Thanks all for the prayers and keep them coming!
Aug 23, 2016
Nejat's surgery went really well! She has a frame on which will help the growth of her tibia. Here are a couple of photos from her operation. Please keep praying for our little one!
Aug 22, 2016
Nejat is back for an operation! Today she will have a frame put on to help her bone to grow. Please keep her in your prayers!
Jun 12, 2014
Nejat was so happy to see us and she is doing great! The doctors say her leg is in a good condition and the Supporting shoe(brace) is fettting well. We will see her in six month for another follow-up. http://bit.ly/Uvv9gM
May 22, 2014
We are still waiting for Nejat but she hasn't arrived for that yet.
Apr 30, 2014
We expected to see Nejat back for her follow-up today, but she hasn't arrived at CURE for that yet so we are still waiting. We'll project her next follow-up date even though it's not for certain.
Oct 30, 2013
Nejat was here with us today and she is doing great. The doctors saw her and says her bones are still week and they can't do the surgery any time soon. They decided to see the progress she is making every six month. http://bit.ly/1aHgbIb
Sep 19, 2013
Nejat is going home today! She's quite happy about that.. http://bit.ly/16oM4jJ
Sep 17, 2013
Doctors decided, considering the weakness of her bone, that they are going to cast her for 6 months or so and see how it continues to grow. Hopefully it will strengthen so that they can do surgery later on... For now we will leave it in a cast. http://bit.ly/199znLN
Sep 17, 2013
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Nejat has arrived and, a little nervous, she is going in to surgery now.. http://bit.ly/17FSo9k