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The picture above is of CURE in Ethiopia. Everyone who serves with CURE in Ethiopia, from medical professionals to office staff, 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 Yemane. To do that, we're inviting you to partner with us.

We need to raise approximately $1000 to treat children like Yemane. When you give a gift through Yemane's CUREkids profile, your contribution will help us continue our work in countries like 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 Yemane. We call it being a CURE Hero!

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Yemane's Story

“I want to be able to work alongside my father when I’m cured,” says Yemane.
Yemane comes from the northern part of the country. His father, Woldegebreil, sells garments at the local market to provide for the family. He is the second of… Read more

“I want to be able to work alongside my father when I’m cured,” says Yemane.
Yemane comes from the northern part of the country. His father, Woldegebreil, sells garments at the local market to provide for the family. He is the second of six children for Woldegebriel. Yemane stopped attending school after the seventh grade because of pain from his deformity. It wasn’t right away that they noticed, but his knocked knees began to deform and cause pain in his knee joint. “I miss playing football to my full capacity,” continues Yemane. He still plays, but when he’s hit near his knees, it causes pain and he has to stop and rest. We’re glad to have him here, please join us in praying for a speedy recovery!

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Latest Updates

Feb 08, 2018

Yemane came back for his check-up and he is doing great! His legs are healing well and everything looks good! He has to stay in the Chesire Homes for another month where he'll continue his healing. Photo of Yemane

Dec 25, 2017

Yemane went to the Chesire Homes where he will continue his recovery and stay for a couple of weeks. Please keep him in your prayers for a speedy recovery and safe return back to us! Photo of Yemane

Sep 20, 2017

Yemane came to his follow up with his father, Woldegebreil, and he is doing well! Everything is healing beautifully and we will see him in six months when he returns for his check up! Photo of Yemane

Jul 11, 2017

Yemane is doing great! At clinic he had a pin removal and everything is healing! Now he can go back home and be with his family and we will see him in two months for another checkup! Photo of Yemane

Jun 07, 2017

Yemane is doing great and it is time for him to leave the hospital! Today, he is going back to the Cheshire home where he will be staying for a couple of weeks. We will see him back in July for a checkup! Photo of Yemane

Jun 06, 2017

Yemane had a Left Prox-tibial Medial 8-Plate put into his left tibia to help with the minor correction it needs for him to be as straight as possible! It went great and he's recovering well. Photo of Yemane

Jun 05, 2017

Yemane is doing great! He is recovering well and he is an expert at wheeling around the ward and having fun with the other children! Photo of Yemane

May 30, 2017

Yemane is here with us and he is doing great! His right knee is healing very well and it is time to proceed to the left one. Tomorrow, he will have a proximal tibia medial and an 8 plate on his left foot, please keep him in your prayers! Photo of Yemane

Apr 27, 2017

Yemane is leaving the hospital and he will stay at an organization called Cheshire until his next checkup. Please keep him in your prayers for a safe return back to us at the end of May! Photo of Yemane

Apr 26, 2017

Yemane was all smiles as he heard that he'll be discharged tomorrow and excited for continued healing! Now we just need him to start using his crutches and being more mobile - he'll be stronger in no time! Photo of Yemane

Apr 24, 2017

Yemane got to do some painting today and it looks like he's getting the hang of it! Photo of Yemane

Apr 21, 2017

Yemane was keeping it cool today, enjoying some nice sunshine by the common area, while chatting with everyone who passed by! Photo of Yemane

Apr 20, 2017

Yemane is getting adjusted to the new ward he's in and doing pretty well with all his amazing art skills! We think he's starting to like it here! Photo of Yemane

Apr 19, 2017

Yemane is feeling good and enjoyed some fresh air outside along the other patients today! Photo of Yemane

Apr 18, 2017

Yemane is in bed and feeling well! He'll have a cast change today and he's almost ready to return home! Photo of Yemane

Apr 13, 2017

Yemane is recovering very well! We found him in bed resting and chatting with his father Woldegebreil! Photo of Yemane

Apr 12, 2017

Yeman is here with us and he is doing great! Today he had an operation on both legs and it went really well! Please keep him in your prayers for a speedy recovery! Photo of Yemane

Jan 31, 2017

Yemane has returned up north to his home to recover! We're excited to see his healing at his six week mark!

Jan 12, 2017

Yemane's procedure went well and he's now on the path to healing. Take a peek into his procedure and please pray for his recovery process! Photo of Yemane

Jan 11, 2017

Yemane is going into surgery today and he is feeling confident! He says he's not scared and we admire his bravery. We look forward to sharing the procedure done on his left leg with you tomorrow! Photo of Yemane

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