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Photo of Abi Abi from Ethiopia

A 11 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 Filimona Filimona from Ethiopia

A 6 year old boy with a limb deformity.

“I am happy and grateful that my little boy has this chance to be healed.” Says Filimona’s mom (Fitsum)

Filimona is a sweet little boy, he is…


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 Lisnert Lisnert from Malawi

A 14 year old girl with a limb deformity.

Lisnert is the third born child in a family of 6 children, and while all her brothers and sisters are healthy, Lisnert has been dealing with the challenge…


Photo of Tilahun Tilahun from Ethiopia

A 17 year old boy with a joint condition.

Tilahun is a friendly young man. He came to CURE seeking help for his knee and foot problem. He has been disabled since birth making it very difficult to …


Photo of Eden Eden from Ethiopia

A 11 year old girl with bowed legs.

Eden is a sweet little girl who needs surgery for her bowed leg. Four years ago, she was able to make it to another hospital, where her left leg was treat…


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 …


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 brac…


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 15 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 mothe…


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 hi…


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 h…


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 tha…


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 bo…


Photo of Mahlet Mahlet from Ethiopia

A 7 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 Chilizani Chilizani from Zambia

A 4 year old boy with clubfoot.

“Pass me the motorcycle, I ride it as well,” Chilizani screams and giggles at one of the girls who is just like a sister to him.

Not much is kn…


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 childre…


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 ca…


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 c…


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. Unfortu…


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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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