Jan 17, 2018
Gadissa is back for follow-up and doing well. Check out those straight feet! Dr. Rick encouraged him to continue to walk and we’ll see him back in six months time for another check-up!
Oct 03, 2017
Gadissa is going home today! He will continue his recovery from there and we will see him in a couple of weeks for a check up. Please keep him in your prayers for a safe return back to us!
Sep 29, 2017
Most of the time, Gadissa comes to the clinic to see his friends who came for a check up so that he could play with them. He always drags his father, Sufiyan, along to play with him!
Sep 28, 2017
Gadissa and his new friend Tesfaye were in the playroom so focused on the TV and having fun!
Sep 26, 2017
We found Gadissa outside soaking in the sunshine. He had a cast wedge and was in a little pain from it, but he still didn't want to miss out on the beautiful sunshine.
Sep 22, 2017
Today we had a lot of fun playing peekaboo with Gadissa! He had a cast change yesterday and his feet are healing well. Thank you all for your support and prayers!
Sep 18, 2017
Gadissa has a new friend now! Her name is Nohamin, and the two of them love playing together. Today we found them outside playing. Gadissa was playing games on his father's phone and Nohamin was drawing. When Gadissa saw us he stopped everything to show us this beautiful smile!
Sep 15, 2017
We found Gadissa outside soaking in the beautiful sunshine, feet propped up in total relaxation mode, and enjoying his morning!
Sep 13, 2017
Gadissa is doing great! He had a cast change today, and his foot is healing well and showing a great progress!
Sep 06, 2017
Gadissa is ready for his operation today! He'll be having bilateral achilles tendon lengthening. We look forward to being inside the OR with him for support!
Sep 04, 2017
Gadissa had a cast change Friday and was outside today watching his friend, Tadesse, playing checkers while we chatted with him!
Aug 30, 2017
Gadissa got a haircut yesterday and he also got a new friend, Besufekad! Today they were busy playing games on a mobile phone!
Aug 28, 2017
Gadissa has had a great Monday! He's had fun and has enjoyed his time in the ward and he is learning a little bit of Amharic and is teaching us his language, Oromifa!
Aug 23, 2017
Gadissa had a cast removal and saw Dr.Tim, but his foot is not ready for surgery and he still needs another casting. Please pray for patience in the healing process!
Aug 22, 2017
We love seeing this cute face! Tomorrow, Gadissa is going see Dr.Tim to find out if his foot is ready for surgery or if he needs a couple more rounds of casting. Please keep him in your prayers!
Aug 21, 2017
Gadissa was wheeling around the ward and exchanging smiles and laughter with his friends Tariku and Tadesse this morning! We're thankful for the friendships he's made here at CURE!
Aug 17, 2017
We love seeing these poses! Gadissa is making friends and his foot is healing well, there's healing in both of those things!
Aug 14, 2017
Gadissa loves playing with the other children in the ward! Today was Ayalnesh's turn to wheel around with him!
Aug 09, 2017
We found Gadissa outside, and as usual, he was in his wheelchair being silly and having fun!
Aug 04, 2017
Gadissa started making faces for the camera and today he decided to go with this one!
Aug 02, 2017
Gadissa's casts from last week still look brand new! He took some time to sit outside and enjoy some fresh air this morning. Look at that smile!
Jul 28, 2017
Gadissa had his third casting today and his foot is healing well! He just needs a couple more before having an operation!
Jul 25, 2017
Gadissa is making a lot of friends! Today we found him with Feresenbet playing and having fun!
Jul 21, 2017
Gadissa were showing us how high he can lift his leg up with his cast on!
Jul 19, 2017
Gadissa was too busy focussing on his puzzles and learning numbers!
Jul 14, 2017
Gadissa's foot looks great after just one casting! He had his second casting today and he is so excited to see the change in the coming two weeks - so are we!
Jul 13, 2017
Gadissa is having a great time in the ward! He wheels around and plays with the other children in there!
Jul 11, 2017
Gadissa was all smiles today in the ward! He's progressing in his serial casting and will have another cast change Friday.
Jul 07, 2017
We found Gadissa in his wheelchair building a house and having fun! He has a little trouble blending in with the other children because he speaks another language from the rest of them, but he will be best friends with them soon. Tariku and Tadesse are teaching him a couple of Amharic words!
Jul 03, 2017
Gadissa is here with us! He had his first cast and has begun his journey to healing!
May 02, 2017
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Meet this sweet little guy - Gadissa! He will come to the hospital in June to start his casting treatment. We're excited to give him the opportunity to run with his friends and to wear other shoes too instead of boots! Please keep him in your prayers!