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  • Age9
  • Conditionclubfoot
  • Next Appointment 11/25/2020

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

We need to raise approximately $1000 to treat children like Tewodros. When you give a gift through Tewodros's CUREkids profile, your contribution will help us continue our work in countries like Ethiopia. Have more questions? Ask us.

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Tewodros's Story

“I love planes and I want to be a pilot when I grow up!” proclaims Tewodros

Tewodros has had his a clubfoot since birth and this is not his first time visiting a hospital. When he was a baby, his family found and started treatment for hi… Read more

“I love planes and I want to be a pilot when I grow up!” proclaims Tewodros

Tewodros has had his a clubfoot since birth and this is not his first time visiting a hospital. When he was a baby, his family found and started treatment for him but the hospital was far from their village and they could not afford the follow-up treatment which involved many long and expensive trips. For years they tried to make the best of the situation, but eventually it became too much. They once again started looking for help and the hospital they went to sent them here to us at CURE Ethiopia. Tewodros' family is grateful to have found a place that can give them all the help Tewodros needs. He is a second grader and loves school so much, “I love playing with my friends and my favorite game is playing soccer” Tewodrso tells us. He comes from a family of farmers and he is the youngest child. He has two brothers and three sisters. Join us in welcoming Tewodros while he starts his healing journey!

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May 20, 2020

Tewodros came back for his check-up today and he is doing great! His foot is healing well and is already greatly improved! He is ready for his custom made AFO (ankle foot orthosis) brace and which will help keep his foot in the proper position now that he's almost ready to be cast free. He was measured for his brace and he'll be back next week to get his final cast off and pick up his AFO! Photo of Tewodros

Mar 16, 2020

The time for Tewodros to go be with his family is here! He went back home over the weekend and will continue his recovery from there. We will see him again in six weeks when he returns for his check-up so please keep on praying for this young man! Photo of Tewodros

Mar 13, 2020

Tewodros' surgery went great! He had a tendon transfer on his left foot which will help pull his foot straight, making walking easier for this young guy. He is currently resting and recovering well in the ward! Photo of Tewodros

Mar 12, 2020

The day for Tewodros surgery has been decided and it is today! Before going in to the OR, we found him laying on his bed resting and mentally preparing himself. Please keep this young man in your prayers for a successful surgery and an efficient recovery! Photo of Tewodros

Mar 10, 2020

It's a busy time of year here at CURE Ethiopia and unfortunately Tewodros' surgery keeps getting pushed back. The extra time can only help further prepare his foot for surgery and he doesn't mind as it means more time playing with his friends in the ward! Photo of Tewodros

Feb 27, 2020

Tewodros was so busy hopping around and having fun dribbling a basket ball! He also had a chance to see his doctor and it has been decided, the casting treatment is almost done and by the end of next week, he should be able to have his operation. Keep praying for this young man! Photo of Tewodros

Feb 21, 2020

Exercise time! Taking advantage of the beautiful day, Tewodros and some of his friends from the ward went outside to do some physical exercises and singing different songs! It's always nice to mix things up around here. Photo of Tewodros

Feb 18, 2020

Tewodros was so focused on his work! He was sitting next to his friend Sisay enjoying his morning doing different crafts and having fun! Please continue praying for him! Photo of Tewodros

Feb 11, 2020

Tewodros had a cast change and he was excited to see the transformation his foot has had! Little by little, it's getting straighter and he is so happy. He is having a cast change every other day now and, overall, he is doing great! Photo of Tewodros

Feb 07, 2020

Taking is advantage of this beautiful day with some of the other children in the ward, Tewodros went outside to do a few different physical exercises and play some games! Staying at the hospital for such a long time can be pretty boring, but we do our best to make it fun! Photo of Tewodros

Feb 03, 2020

Everyone, including Tewodros, was so focused their art work today! He loves doing different crafts and he was happily painting as part of today's activity. Keep on praying for this young man! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 31, 2020

We found Tewodros with his friends Asmerom and Sisay playing with a balloon and having fun! It's nice to see kids just being kids. Please keep these guys in your prayers! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 27, 2020

Craft time! Tewodros was extremely focused on doing a wonderful job coloring the flower he made out of a water bottle. He is doing well and he is continuing his healing as he stays in the ward! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 24, 2020

Tewodros is doing wonderful and enjoying his stay in the ward! He usually spends his days playing with his friends and doing different crafts. Other than that, he is being diligent in practicing his walking around the ward with the help of his walking frame! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 17, 2020

Tewodros was smiling and saying amen while listening to the get-well messages he received from all of you. He says "Thank you!" after listening to them all. Indeed, thank you all for making this young boy happy! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 13, 2020

We found Tewodros playing cards (UNO) with all of his friends. Most of them have never played before and Temesgen, one of our counselor, explained all the rules to them and they all had fun! Tewodros is doing well and continuing his healing in the ward! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 10, 2020

Look at Tewodros with his sunglasses on! He is doing well and enjoying his stay in the ward while continuing his healing. He has a cast change once a week now and his foot is responding well to the treatment! Keep on praying for him! Photo of Tewodros

Jan 02, 2020

Tewodros had another cast change today and his foot is showing good signs of progress. He will continue with his casting treatment and continue having fun with all of his friends in the ward! As he does this, please keep on praying for him! Photo of Tewodros

Dec 26, 2019

Tewodros is already making friends in the ward! Today we found him wheeling around and playing with his new friend Asmerome. He is having fun and enjoying his time as he settles in. Photo of Tewodros

Dec 24, 2019

Meet Tewodors! He is a friendly young man who is here at CURE Ethiopia to have his foot straightened out. His treatment will start with a casting treatment and after a couple of castings, he will have an operation to completely correct his foot. Keep this boy in your prayers! Photo of Tewodros

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