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  • Conditionburn contractures
  • Next Appointment 09/24/2018

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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 Bereket. To do that, we're inviting you to partner with us.

We need to raise approximately $1000 to treat children like Bereket. When you give a gift through Bereket'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 Bereket. We call it being a CURE Hero!

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Bereket's Story

“We have been through a lot, I just hope this is the place that my son will be healed,” says Alemu, Bereket’s father.

Bereket is a sweet little guy, he is the third child for his parents and he has two older sisters. He comes to the CU… Read more

“We have been through a lot, I just hope this is the place that my son will be healed,” says Alemu, Bereket’s father.

Bereket is a sweet little guy, he is the third child for his parents and he has two older sisters. He comes to the CURE hospital seeking help for his burn contractures. A year ago, Bereket was at home with his sisters and the house accidentally caught on fire and his siblings were able to leave the house without being hurt. When his mother returned home she heard that her baby was still inside and she ran in to save him. She did save him and burned herself a bit in the process. Both of them went to a hospital in their village and got treatment for their wounds there. His mother is healthy and she does not need any medical care, it is just Bereket who needs healing. Throughout the time that his wounds were healing, Bereket’s wrist started to fuse to his arm. Because his left eye was damaged in the accident he only uses his right eye to see. Bereket’s father Alemu started asking around for another hospital to help his son and he finally heard about Mother Teresa Home and brought Bereket there. The home brought him to CURE hospital and he has started his treatment here. Join us welcoming this little boy and his family while they start their journey to healing!

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Jul 05, 2018

Look at Bereket, trying to push around a wheel chair! It was big for him, but in the end he manage to drive it around! He is healing very well and after seeing him, Dr.Tesfaye decided to do another operation on his elbow. We will see Bereket again in September when he returns for his admission. Keep this little guy in your prayers! Photo of Bereket

Aug 25, 2017

All the bandages are off! His hand and eye lid look great and is healing well! It is time for our little one to go home and while we are sad to see him go, we look forward to seeing him in two months when he returns for his checkup. Your prayers for Bereket's healing process have been heard and answered! Photo of Bereket

Aug 23, 2017

Bereket is healing well! Today we found him on his bed playing with colorful legos after having his routine dressing change. Thank you for praying him through his healing process! Photo of Bereket

Aug 21, 2017

We found little Bereket playing with his father Alemu and having fun! He is doing great and healing well! We're thankful that God has created him so resilient! Photo of Bereket

Aug 17, 2017

We are so happy to see Bereket's sweet smile and the progress he is making! Your prayers are making a difference, thank you for the encouragement you've sent this family's way! Photo of Bereket

Aug 14, 2017

Bereket is recovering well from his eyelid contracture release. "He was in a bit of pain over the weekend, but today he is much better and he is doing great," reported Alemu, Bereket's father. Please join us in praying for infection-free healing for Bereket and strength for Alemu as he cares for him! Photo of Bereket

Aug 09, 2017

Little Bereket is doing great! He had a dressing change yesterday and his wrist is healing well! He will have an eye lid contracture release on Friday. Keep this little guy in your prayers for a speedy recovery! Photo of Bereket

Aug 02, 2017

Our little one is doing great and recovering well! Dr.Tefaye did a great job releasing his wrist, take a peek into his surgery! Photo of Bereket

Aug 01, 2017

Meet little Bereket! Today he had a wrist contracture release and he did very well! He will have a couple of surgeries on his hand and on his eye too in the future. For now he is out of the OR and resting peacefully in the ward. Please keep him in your prayers! Photo of Bereket

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