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The picture above is of CURE in Kenya. Everyone who serves with CURE in Kenya, 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 Wendy. To do that, we're inviting you to partner with us.

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

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Wendy's Story

“Wendy wasn’t born with this problem, when she turned 5 years old I was shocked to see her walking differently and her legs looked different.” Eunice, Wendy’s mum shared.

Wendy who is now 13 years old is Eunice’s first born child.… Read more

“Wendy wasn’t born with this problem, when she turned 5 years old I was shocked to see her walking differently and her legs looked different.” Eunice, Wendy’s mum shared.

Wendy who is now 13 years old is Eunice’s first born child. She is the one who gave Eunice the pride of being called a mother. When Wendy started holding on to things so she could walk, the mum says she noticed a slight limp. Since it wasn't something really major, she didn’t let it bother her.

Wendy continued to grow but she wasn’t getting tall. At 5 years is when it became quite obvious that she had bowed legs. Eunice tried to ask around if anyone knew what the problem was and if it could be corrected. A few referrals were made but money was too tight and she couldn’t afford any treatment.

A few years later, Eunice and Wendy came to a CURE Kenya mobile clinic in their home town. A diagnosis was made and Eunice was told the surgery would cost a certain amount of money. She decided to go home and think about where the money would come from. She didn’t come back to CURE for almost 3 years. She didn’t have the money to pay for surgery.

Through gifts in kind from well wishers, she was able to be called this week and asked to bring her child to CURE Kenya for surgery. She is here with her daughter now and is very hopeful that the surgery will be successful and her little girl can grow normally. Please pray for Wendy and her mum.

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May 21, 2020

Wendy and Tommy's (another CUREkid) mums have become such great buddies since they both came to CURE Kenya. They call upon each other to assist when their kids need to be moved or when they need to change position. They spend hours together talking about a wide range of topics. We love when the family's of our patients form community and support each other through their shared experiences. Wendy is doing well with her recovery and she can't wait to go home although it'll be a little longer until that's possible. Photo of Wendy

May 21, 2020

Wendy was a bit sad today because she had some pain. She told us that she felt like she pushed herself a little too hard yesterday with her physical therapy. Wendy was given some pain meds to help things. We pray that her pain goes away completely and that it does not stop her from having a good time in the ward! Photo of Wendy

May 20, 2020

After a full day of resting, Wendy is learning how to use a walker today! Physical therapist Henry took Wendy through the process, very gently explaining how it works. It is not very easy for Wendy both because it's a new skill and because her right leg is still very bowed. Please thank God with us for the progress Wendy is making and ask God to give her and her mum the patience to go through the entire process! Photo of Wendy

May 19, 2020

Wendy has had her first surgery! Her procedure involved straightening her left leg by removing a wedge of bone. This gave the surgeons enough space to adjust the angle of her bone and straighten her leg! Wendy will have her right leg straightened once she has healed from this surgery. In all honesty, straightening both of Wendy's legs is a pretty major task and she'll be able to achieve the best results if we do this in stages. Kindly thank God with us for a successful first surgery! Photo of Wendy

May 18, 2020

Wendy is quite shy and prefers to speak only to people she knows. We hope that by the time she is ready to go home, she will have opened up to all the people she’ll interact with here at CURE Kenya! Photo of Wendy

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