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

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

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Mahamadou's Story

"We thought it was the end and nothing could be done," said Hadjara, Mahamadou's mother. Mahamadou was eleven years old when he and his friends wanted to brew some tchi, a type of tea brewed on charcoal by young people in Niger. "We couldn't get th… Read more

"We thought it was the end and nothing could be done," said Hadjara, Mahamadou's mother. Mahamadou was eleven years old when he and his friends wanted to brew some tchi, a type of tea brewed on charcoal by young people in Niger. "We couldn't get the fire to start so my friends and I decided to put some petrol on the fire and that's when it blew up and caught my clothes," Mahamadou told us. After the incident, they went to a local hospital where the burns were cleaned and left to heal. As the burns were healing they began to contract, making him unable to use his hand to its full potential. The family looked for hospitals that could help them but they did not find one. They had just given up and said it was fate for him to be like this when CURE Niger had an outreach trip in their village. Thanks to donors like you, kids like Mahamadou are able to experience healing!

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Dec 12, 2018

Mahamadou was hard at work on his Christmas project! Sadly he won't be here next week for our Christmas party! Mahamadou has come to the end of his healing process and we are thankful that he is completely healed but we are sad too because we will miss him! He has become a joy for the other kids. Please pray for Mahamadou as he goes home a healed boy! Photo of Mahamadou

Dec 05, 2018

Yeah! Today all the kids got soccer balls! Mahamadou was so excited that he couldn't decide whether he wanted to play soccer or not just so could keep his new soccer ball clean! He then decided that he'd keep it clean for now until he went home. "The first time I play with this ball is when I'm home with my brothers!" Mahamadou said. Mahamadou is doing well medically. Pray for him as he continues to heal and get his bandage changes. Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 21, 2018

Mahamadou is just a great kid to be around! He has made friends and is making them laugh. Today they had art therapy where they made crafts and Mahamadou was laughing at the noise the craft makes because of the beads inside the cup. Mahamadou is making great progress with healing, please keep him in your prayers! Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 13, 2018

Mahamadou is feeling great and has joined our guesthouse kids. He is making friends and is a wonderful addition to our guesthouse. Today they played a game where you tried to score on the opposite team by throwing the ball at the opposite goal. Mahamadou was the best at this game. His contribution added to the fun and even made some children who don't laugh much, laugh a bit! Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 09, 2018

Mahamadou has been discharged! He will be coming back for bandage changes over the next few weeks. He's got a hard cast under that bandage to minimize his hand movements and so that he does not pop the stitches out. Please pray for Mahamadou as he heals and continues bandage changes! Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 08, 2018

Mahamadou is feeling better after his surgery. He is up and moving about! He says that he feels no pain put feels tied up by the bandages. Pray for a speedy recovery for Mahamadou! Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 07, 2018

Praise -Mahamadou had a successful surgery! The doctors cut part of his armpit that was prohibiting him to use his arm to its full potential. So in releasing that part of his skin will allow him to move his arm more freely, enabling him to do more than he can now! Photo of Mahamadou

Nov 06, 2018

Mahamadou is here at CURE Niger. We are excited for him. He is a fun guy to be around and he loves pictures, but has not yet understood why he should smile. He thinks that pictures need to be serious. Pray for him as he prepares for surgery, and that it will be a success. Photo of Mahamadou

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