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CURE in Ethiopia

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

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

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Hadija's Story

“I went to many hospitals and they told me that it was impossible to treat her,” Rehema, Hadija’s mother tells us.

Hadija has a congenital condition called, Popliteal Pterygium, which affects her skin and formed web like bands on her l… Read more

“I went to many hospitals and they told me that it was impossible to treat her,” Rehema, Hadija’s mother tells us.

Hadija has a congenital condition called, Popliteal Pterygium, which affects her skin and formed web like bands on her legs. “But the people around me kept encouraging me, and so since she was four months, I’ve been searching for help,” continues Rehema. When doctors told Rehema there was no cure, she believed them, and would return home disappointed every time, but she still had faith. Hadija is a sweet child that comes to us from the country of Tanzania. A local British NGO put her in touch with our British surgeons here. Rehema is a farmer back home and her husband is a driver. She has two other children and Hadija is her middle child. Hadija was in the third grade but discontinued her education to come receive treatment. She spends her days happily playing and drawing and we know she'll put those skills to good use because she tells us, “I want to become a teacher when I grow up because I like to teach others!” Join us in welcoming Hadija and Rehema to Ethiopia and praying for healing while they are here with us!

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3 days ago

We went by to see how Hadija was doing this afternoon and she was glued to one of the educational tablets we pass out for the children. It's nice to see her pain free! Photo of Hadija

Feb 12, 2018

Surgery always starts with prayer here at CURE Ethiopia! Hadija had a Ischio Calcaneal band excision on both legs by Dr. Tim and Dr. Tesfaye today. She's recovering well. Take a look at her procedure and please continue to pray for a smooth recovery! Photo of Hadija

Feb 07, 2018

Hadija and her mother, Rehema, spent some quality time bonding while they waited for Hadija to go into the operating room. Look at those smiles! Photo of Hadija

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