Oct 18, 2017
Abdu was back today for clinic and is doing well. He is out of his cast, out of support and walking well! We look forward to seeing him again in three months time to see how he's adjusting to his straight new foot! Thank you so much for your continued prayers!
Sep 06, 2017
Abdu is doing great! His foot is healing well and everything looks good! He got a new walking cast today and we will see him in six weeks for another checkup!
Jul 28, 2017
Abdu is going home! He will continue his recovery from there and we will see him in a couple of weeks when he returns for a checkup!
Jul 25, 2017
Abdu had another tendon transfer today and it went really well. He did very well in the OR and he is resting and recovering peacefully in the ward!
Jul 21, 2017
We found Abdu in the playroom being himself 'the trouble maker' and having fun with his brother and friends!
Jul 20, 2017
Abdu was having a blast today, making clay sculptures, with our volunteers in town from the states!
Jul 17, 2017
Abdu was not in a sharing mood today with his favorite ball! It wasn't until our volunteers came by that he perked up and played more with them!
Jul 13, 2017
Today was coloring day! Abdu never just sits, he is so busy wheeling around or annoying his brother Seid, but today we found him in the play room coloring a book and having fun!
Jul 11, 2017
Abdu was being quite shy today with our volunteers, but warmed up with this smile!
Jul 07, 2017
Abdu is healing well from his tendon transfer and spending his time in the garden wheeling around today! It's nice to see him being his jolly self!
Jul 04, 2017
Abdu was acting quite shy but we know it's just a ploy! We're happy to see him in good spirits. He is having his second operation, a tendon transfer today!
Jun 29, 2017
Abdu had a cast wedge today, he did great in the OR and after that, he was outside playing with his brother Seid and having fun!
Jun 28, 2017
Our little Abdu is doing very well! He is healing and having a great time playing with his little doll!
Jun 26, 2017
Abdu had a restful weekend and he is recovering well! Take a look into his surgery!
Jun 23, 2017
Abdu was playing with his friend Tadesse before going into surgery, he had a percutaneous achilles tendon lengthening(PATL) and the operation went really well. Keep this little guy in your prayers as he recovers!
Jun 22, 2017
The waiting is over! Abdu's brother Seid's foot is ready for surgery and the brothers will have their operation tomorrow! Please keep these little guys in your prayers!
Jun 20, 2017
Abdu is ready for his operation, but waiting for his brother Seid to reach the same point so they can have their operation on the same day. In the meantime, he's playing checkers with his pal Tadesse. This brotherly love is too adorable!
Jun 15, 2017
Abdu was out bouncing around in his crutches when we stopped him for a flick! He's doing well in his latest cast and will have another one done next week!
Jun 08, 2017
Abdu was being his usual shy self and just watching the other children, while sitting outside and chatting with us!
Jun 07, 2017
Abdu saw Dr.Tim today, to see if his foot is ready for surgery, but it was not, and he needs another ten days before he is ready for his operation. Please be praying for patience!
Jun 05, 2017
Abdu and his brother Seid were taking turns playing a game on a mobile phone and little Hailu was so happy just to be on the floor with them!
May 29, 2017
Abdu was all smiles while concentrating his hardest to win in his game of checkers with friends today!
May 24, 2017
Abdu received a bunch of ballon's today from our visitors! He gave us this great sneaky look and had a wide smile to show how thankful he was!
May 23, 2017
Abdu enjoying the beautiful sunshine and playing with his cars on the window sill!
May 19, 2017
Abdu and his brother Seid were wrestling and having fun, and they had a quite an audience enjoying the entertainment of it all!
May 18, 2017
This is Abdu's sneaky face! Bauy, one of our physiotherapists, showed him different physical exercises to help him with his leg. We found out that if he did not do the exercises for the day, this is how he greets Bayu!
May 16, 2017
Abdu was wide awake playing in his bed and disturbing his brother Seid and his friend Mikiyas who were taking their afternoon naps!
May 15, 2017
Today Abdu found a couple of dinosaurs to play with! He is such an active boy and he loves running around the ward and playing with his big brother Seid!
May 12, 2017
Abdu was going to have his first surgery today, but unfortunately his foot is not ready for surgery yet. Our doctors have assessed that he still needs one or two more castings before going into the OR. Please keep those prayers coming for patience for our young man!
May 10, 2017
Abdu was too busy to talk or play with anyone today because he focused on building a car to play with!
May 09, 2017
Abdu was resting peacefully in bed when we came by to visit him and then, as usual, he abruptly jumped out of bed to go find a wheelchair to roll around the ward in!
May 06, 2017
Abdu, like his brother Seid, was kindly waiting for art session with Daniella to begin today!
May 03, 2017
Abdu was being quite silly this morning and we just had to capture his shy smile!
May 02, 2017
Abdu was a bit uncomfortable during his cast change today but completed it like the champ he is!
Apr 28, 2017
Abdu was in bed playing with his brother Seid and having fun!
Apr 27, 2017
Abdu soaks in all the love and attention that he gets from his older brother, Seid! How adorable are they?
Apr 26, 2017
Abdu was having a great time, getting a ride through the ward from his brother Seid, and being silly with his friends!
Apr 24, 2017
Abdu was enjoying the beautiful sunshine while taking a rest in the common area this morning!
Apr 21, 2017
Abdu was being silly and didn't want to leave his new bud Mikyas' bedside this morning!
Apr 20, 2017
Abdu couldn't be happier today, getting to do arts and crafts, while hanging out with all of his friends! Look at those skills!
Apr 19, 2017
Abdu made a new friend today, Yemane, who came from the upper ward. We love seeing new friendships!
Apr 18, 2017
Abdu got up and went straight for his usual jumps throughout the ward on his crutches once he saw us come in this morning!
Apr 13, 2017
Abdu is always happy and energetic! Today we found him having fun and playing with his friend Astede.
Apr 12, 2017
Abdu was having fun playing cards with his friends, Mikiyas, Atsede and his brother Seid!
Apr 11, 2017
It was a beautiful day out and most of the children were outside and Abdu was one of them! They were chatting, playing and wheeling around having fun!
Apr 10, 2017
Today we found Abdu enjoying a story time in the playroom while soaking in the beautiful sunshine!
Apr 07, 2017
Abdu was all smiles watching the girls in the ward get their nails painted by their nurse Tizita this afternoon!
Apr 06, 2017
This little dinosaur is Abdu's favorite toy so far, and he tied it with a thread so he could drag it around!
Apr 05, 2017
Our little trouble maker was in bed today, and he just wanted to lounge around playing with his toys!
Apr 04, 2017
This afternoon, Abdu was waiting and ready for movie time in the common area!
Apr 03, 2017
Abdu has casting today and his foot is healing very well! He will have another one in two weeks!
Mar 31, 2017
Abdu was also enjoying the weather today like his older brother, Seid, and stopped by the reception desk to chat with us about it!
Mar 30, 2017
Abdu, like his brother Seid, was also excited about chatting and bonding with the other kids in the ward this morning!
Mar 29, 2017
We found Abdu with his crutches as usual, but this time, with a cool toy dinosaur that he loves carrying around!
Mar 28, 2017
Abdu was proudly playing around the ward with his crutches this afternoon! He's gotten pretty good on them!
Mar 27, 2017
As usual, Abdu was playing and having fun with his friend Mohammed and his brother Seid!
Mar 22, 2017
These two brothers love playing! Today they were having fun wrestling with each other!
Mar 21, 2017
Abdu couldn't help but laugh when he saw his brother Seid being camera shy!
Mar 20, 2017
Abdu was enjoying the group puzzle time with Teddy, one of our spiritual counselors, his brother and the other children in the ward!
Mar 17, 2017
Abdu loves running around with this crutches! He started using them a couple of days back and he have gotten very good with them!
Mar 16, 2017
Abdu is having a grand ole time playing with his friend Hailu and his brother Seid!
Mar 14, 2017
Abdu is enjoying his time in the ward, today we found him out of bed having fun and taking pictures with his friend Hailu's father phone!
Mar 09, 2017
Abdu wanted to stay in his brother Seid's bed today so that he could get some sunshine while resting too!
Mar 07, 2017
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Abdu is a playful child, he loves playing with his parents and his older brother Seid, who is also here with us for clubfoot treatment. He will be staying here with us for a while and we plan to have a lot of fun getting to know him!