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Photo of Abi Abi from Ethiopia

A 10 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Abi's right leg has been deformed since birth. Although his condition does not stop this very bright 6 year old from playing soccer with his friends. Abi'…


Photo of Soliana Soliana from Ethiopia

A 6 year old girl with bowed legs.

Soliana is such a beautiful little 3-year-old, and it was only after she started walking that her family realized her legs were bowing. Thankfully, becaus…


Photo of Yeabsira Yeabsira from Ethiopia

A 4 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Yeabsira is a sweet funny little kid who loves playing with his best friend, his mom! At 7 months old, his family took him to a local government hospital…


Photo of Charity Charity from Kenya

A 8 year old girl with a limb deformity.

Spine conditions are hard to deal with in themselves, so in a case where a spine condition is mixed with another condition it takes a lot for the patient and…


Photo of Peter Peter from Zambia

A 10 year old boy with clubfoot.

Though Peter Chikoti had surgery for clubfoot when he was a baby, the improvements didn’t last because his mother Anna could not afford to buy foot braces.…


Photo of Lincy Lincy from Kenya

A 13 year old girl with bowed legs.

Every parent prays that their kids will be born healthy, and for Lincy’s mother, Marisella, her prayer was answered. But around the time Lincy was learn…


Photo of Winjoy Winjoy from Kenya

A 14 year old girl with bowed legs.

Someone told me that “kawira” means “small job”, but getting Win Joy’s legs straightened has been anything but a small job. As seems to be the p…


Photo of Stephen Stephen from Kenya

A 17 year old boy with a limb deformity.

“Why does God allow some things to happen to seemingly undeserving people?” Stephen might ask a question like that, because at the innocent age of 4, …


Photo of Emmanuel Emmanuel from Kenya

A 4 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Emmanuel was born with bilateral clubfoot, fused digits and an amniotic band. When I met Emmanuel at one of our mobile clinics in Kisumu, he was already …


Photo of Ronet Ronet from Uganda

A 3 year old girl with hydrocephalus.

Another victim of a motorbike accident. We see frequent cases of trauma involving boda bodas (motorbike taxis). In February of 2013, Ronet and her mother, …


Photo of Girma Girma from Ethiopia

A 5 year old boy with a joint condition.

“When I grow up, I want to buy a car and drive it!” says Girma excitedly.

Girma and his father, Mengistu, have come to CURE seeking help for his foot …


Photo of Abebe Abebe from Ethiopia

A 9 year old boy with knock knees.

Abebe does not go to school because of his disability. Some of the kids in his village say mean things to him, but he does not take it. When they are crue…


Photo of Melkam Melkam from Ethiopia

A 6 year old girl with a bone condition.

“When I grow up I want to be a doctor,” says Melkam.

Melkam is a sweet little girl who loves running around and playing with her friends but her leg…


Photo of Helen Helen from Ethiopia

A 5 year old girl with a limb deformity.

When Helen Teferi was little, her parents noticed her crawling differently than other children. She was crawling on her bottom, scooting along, rather than u…


Photo of Minyichl Minyichl from Ethiopia

A 5 year old boy with clubfoot.

”I noticed the deformity when he started to walk around the age of one,” says Azmeraw, Minyichl’s father.

Minyichl is the youngest of two boys …


Photo of Mahlet Mahlet from Ethiopia

A 6 year old girl with a limb deformity.

Mahlet is a sweet little girl who needs an operation for her left hip. Because her left hip is out of place and although it's not causing too much trouble…


Photo of Woinshet Woinshet from Ethiopia

A 8 year old girl with clubfoot.

”Woinshet is in the first grade and we carry her to school and back home,” says Alemitu, her mother.

Woinshet is the youngest of three children f…


Photo of Rena Rena from Ethiopia

A 4 year old girl with bowed legs.

"Take a picture, ask them for a photo, go ahead," says Rena's mother, Muhuba.

When we first met Rena she was shy, but once she laid eyes on our camera, s…


Photo of Ashebir Ashebir from Ethiopia

A 10 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Ashebir has had a surgery right after he was born for his club feet at another hospital. Every thing went really well and now he has a straight feet. He came…


Photo of Agatha Agatha from Zambia

A 11 year old girl with a bone condition.

"We are grateful about being here," Astridah, Agatha's mother tells us.

Agatha was playing in her yard when she decided to climb up a tree. Unfortunately…


Photo of Angel Angel from Kenya

A 8 year old girl with clubfoot.

“Your child might never be able to talk and walk.” Those are not the words any mother wants to hear after waiting for a child for nine months. Unfortu…


Photo of Takele Takele from Ethiopia

A 9 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Takele is a sweet little boy who has been walking with supportive braces in his shoes for two years. He had a surgery to release tendons in the backs of both…


Photo of Feysel Feysel from Ethiopia

A 13 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Feysel lives here in Addis Ababa with his parents. He has been to different hospitals seeking help for his foot problem. And at some places they try to fix h…


Photo of Aduniyas Aduniyas from Ethiopia

A 6 year old boy with a limb deformity.

This little boy's parents took him all over Ethiopia trying to find a place that would help their son. His condition is hard to tell from a photo or even …


Photo of Feven Feven from Ethiopia

A 13 year old girl with a bone condition.

“I want to walk with out any support, bend my leg and most of all I want to stand without any support." - a simple wish from our aspiring surgeon, Feven…


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Chris is excited to join CURE for the same reason most of us are part of it: Seeing the Kingdom of God at work in kids lives. "Kids right now who can't walk, they're being carried, who can't go outside because their faces look different… they get to be kids again. Because of CURE… because of you and me and everyone else involved, kids will be kids again, and be able to walk and run.
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Practicing fiscal accountability is a critical aspect of CURE’s financial stewardship model. Along with annual audits by an independent CPA firm, CURE is a member in good standing with the ECFA.

Pie chart of CURE FY 2013 Expenses *FY 2015 Expenses *CURE’s 2015 Fiscal Year: July 2014 - June 2015
  • 92.1% Program Expense CURE hospital and specialty program expenses
  • 1.2% Administration General and administrative expenses
  • 6.7% Fundraising
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