Send Message Follow
  • Age13
  • Conditiona bone condition
  • Next Appointment 06/21/2017
Close

What am I giving to?

CURE in Ethiopia

The picture above is of CURE in Ethiopia. The doctors, nurses, technicians, cooks, cleaners, and administrators of CURE Ethiopia 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 Hiluf. To do that, we're inviting you to partner with us.

We need to raise approximately $2000 for Hiluf and kids like him. When you give a gift through Hiluf's CUREkids profile, your contribution is designated to an exclusive country fund for CURE's work in Ethiopia, and those funds can only be used for operational expenses to treat patients in Ethiopia. Have more questions? Ask us.

Monthly Giving: Be a Hero!

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 Hiluf. We call it being a CURE Hero!

Got it. Thanks for the explanation.

See more options for partnering with us financially here.

View More Photos Photo of Hiluf
Before Before photo of Hiluf
After After photo of Hiluf

Hiluf's Procedure on

Hiluf's Story

”I want him to return to school and continue his education after his healing,” said Welay, Hiluf’s father.

Hiluf is the fifth and youngest child for Welay and his wife Abeba. He has four older siblings, two are sisters and two brothers… Read more

”I want him to return to school and continue his education after his healing,” said Welay, Hiluf’s father.

Hiluf is the fifth and youngest child for Welay and his wife Abeba. He has four older siblings, two are sisters and two brothers. Hiluf and his family come from the northern part of the country and Welay farms to provide for his family with Abeba helping him around their farm. Hiluf has completed the fourth grade, but did not continue his education into the fifth grade. The road to school is long for him to travel to and as his condition worsened, it became difficult for him to travel the distance without becoming too fatigued. After going to neighboring cities and looking for answers for his son, Welay returned home to their small town. Not too long later, a previous patient of CURE’s told Welay about the treatment they received here and they made an appointment to come to the capital city and be seen. Hiluf hasn’t let his deformity get the best of him and still plays with other children. He even helps his father with the animals on the farm, though Welay insists he doesn’t. “I get worried he will get hurt and not be able to return back,” says Welay. Hiluf is brave and we are excited to see his life transformed!

Help Now Send Message

Latest Updates

May 15, 2017

Hiluf has healed well enough to go back to the Cheshire home where he will be staying for a couple of weeks. We will see him in mid June for a checkup! Photo of Hiluf

May 12, 2017

Hiluf is hanging in there! He had a cast change today and his leg is healing well! Photo of Hiluf

May 11, 2017

Hiluf is quite a teacher, he is teaching his friend Daniel his language, Tigirigha, and he is learning Amharic! Photo of Hiluf

May 10, 2017

Hiluf is getting better by the day, and he has his faithful dad Welay next to him to comfort and take care of him! Photo of Hiluf

May 09, 2017

Hiluf's procedure went really well yesterday! Dr. Teddy transformed his leg and it's almost perfect. He is in some pain as expected and we hope he starts to feel better soon. Take a look into his procedure! Photo of Hiluf

May 08, 2017

Hiluf made a friend, Yemane, at Cheshire Services when he was waiting for admission! Hiluf only speaks the northern language, Tigrinya, so it was nice for him to meet someone who he can communicate with fully! Photo of Hiluf

View Older Updates

Send a Message to Hiluf

We'll deliver your message to Hiluf as soon as we see him. View get well messages

Messages for Hiluf

Other Kids in Ethiopia

Please wait...

We're sending your message for Hiluf to CURE Ethiopia.