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  • Age4
  • Conditionburn contractures
  • Currently In Hospital

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

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

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Abdoul's Story

“I saw this place as an opportunity for my son to get healed,” said Aicha, Abdoul’s mother.

It was eight months ago, on a rainy day, in the upper room, when Abdoul’s life changed. He was three-years-old and was having lunch with his … Read more

“I saw this place as an opportunity for my son to get healed,” said Aicha, Abdoul’s mother.

It was eight months ago, on a rainy day, in the upper room, when Abdoul’s life changed. He was three-years-old and was having lunch with his little sister. It was raining heavily, and suddenly, the roof crumbled into pieces under the weight of the water. Some of the pieces plunged into a big pot filled with hot water and splashed onto Abdoul’s face and arms. He was burned instantly, and the wounds were deep! Aicha hoped they would heal by using some traditional, local creams. When she didn’t see any improvements, she took Abdoul to the local hospital.

Unfortunately, the local hospital was unable to help, and Abdoul’s arm began to bend as the skin contracted and became rigid. One day, Aicha was listening to the radio and heard that a CURE mobile clinic was visiting their village. The hope started to fill her heart again, and she took the kids for a consultation. By the time she arrived, she had missed the clinic. Nevertheless, she kept asking around about CURE. She finally received an answer from a local doctor who told her that CURE Niger is located in Niamey. Aicha did not waste any time, and the next day she was on a bus, riding across the country with her two little children, heading towards CURE Niger.

Aicha has arrived at CURE Niger with Abdoul and has a deep assurance in her heart that he will get the healing they desperately yearn for. Let’s pray that God will transform their circumstances into something good. May Abdoul’s accident become a redemptive story and testimony of God’s glory and grace!

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Apr 29, 2021

Abdoul enjoyed a ride with his new friend, Ibrahim. He learned new driving skills, and he was super excited! Keep driving passionately Abdoul -- it will take you to places you had not dreamed of. And while you are here, at CURE, let Him drive your heart and attention. It will be the ride of your life! Thank you for your encouragement and prayers for Abdoul! Photo of Abdoul

Apr 24, 2021

Abdoul is playing Legos! He discovered a new passion besides driving the tricycle, and he is great at it. His recovery is going smoothly. Please continue praying for Abdoul. Photo of Abdoul

Apr 16, 2021

We got a new glimpse of Abdoul's character and personality! We found him having a chill time with his sister. They were having a walk in the morning, laughing. He is such a caring brother! His health is improving, and Abdoul has his bandages changed weekly. It's not long before he leaves home. Until then, we rejoice in his joy and continue to show him the love of Christ. Thank you for your support and prayers! Photo of Abdoul

Apr 09, 2021

As we kind of expected we would, we found Abdoul riding the art therapy room! He tried being tricky by finding a new tricycle route to explore. Abdoul is slowly but surely making progress as he continues with his weekly bandage changes. Please continue to shower him with your love and prayers! Photo of Abdoul

Apr 01, 2021

Abdoul was riding the tricycle, as usual! He is getting better and better as a driver, but physically also. His wounds are healing nicely, and his soul is flourishing! May God's grace drive him further in His kingdom. Your prayers are important! Thank you for supporting Abdoul! Photo of Abdoul

Mar 25, 2021

Abdoul spends a lot of his time, riding the tricycle. No doubt he will be one day, an excellent driver on a two, three, or four wheels vehicle! He went to the dressing room, and no yelling or cry was heard! Abdoul's wounds are healing nicely! He knows it, he sees it, and he rejoices at the thought that he will soon be able to use his hand freely. Keep Abdoul in your prayers please! Thank you for all your get-well messages! They are a great encouragement. Photo of Abdoul

Mar 18, 2021

Abdoul will not leave our ward until he has played with all of our cars! Today, he chose a white one, and of course, it had to be a large car! He is doing well and soon will return to our guesthouse to continue his recovery. It is wonderful to witness Abdoul's physical healing and his inner personality bubbling out! When he came to us, he was a shy boy. Since then, he has become a chatty, funny boy who doesn't hesitate in saying to us, "Take a photo of me!" Please continue to pray for Abdoul's recovery! Photo of Abdoul

Mar 17, 2021

A red car was sufficient to make our little guy smile. Abdoul is recovering in the ward and is keeping busy. The box full of toys, the company of his little sister, and the visits of our CURE staff are keeping him occupied while he recovers. We are thankful for Abdoul's strength and joyful spirit! Your prayers are making a difference. God bless you! Photo of Abdoul

Mar 16, 2021

Abdoul went through a difficult and long surgery, but nevertheless, a successful one! Dr. Venter released the burn contractures from Abdoul's wrist, elbow, and face. Our little kid is back in the ward resting. Please continue to support Abdoul in your prayers for a smooth recovery. Photo of Abdoul

Mar 15, 2021

Today is the big day for Abdoul! He is heading towards the operating room with a big smile! He spent enough time with us at CURE Niger to know that he is in good hands. Go, little boy, with strength in your heart and joy in your soul! Please join us in praying for Abdoul's surgery and swift recovery. Photo of Abdoul

Mar 12, 2021

Abdoul's surgery was postponed and rescheduled for Monday morning! Abdoul wasn't bothered at all. He just ran out to our play van and took his seat as a driver! He promised to "return from his journey" in due time. Please continue to pray for our little traveler as he prepares for his upcoming surgery. Photo of Abdoul

Mar 11, 2021

Abdoul is being comforted by his mother in the ward. Soon, he will go into the operating room, and Dr. Venter is confident that the operation will go smoothly! Please join us in praying for strength for this little boy as he heads into surgery. Photo of Abdoul

Mar 10, 2021

Abdoul is a little bit shy and eager to drive a bus! Tomorrow is a big day for him. He has been scheduled for surgery with Dr. Venter, a volunteer surgeon visiting us from Mercy Ships. Please pray for him to find strength and confidence for the journey ahead! Photo of Abdoul

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