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Photo of Faith Faith from Kenya

A 14 year old girl with knock knees.

“I pray that my daughter will be better so she can go to school without needing much assistance. Then she could enjoy her time with other kids,” says…


Photo of Boniface Boniface from Kenya

A 15 year old boy with clubfoot.

“I would like to be a neurosurgeon when I grow up,” Boniface told us.

In rural Kenya, home birth deliveries are very common. This is due to a…


Photo of Irene Irene from Kenya

A 18 year old girl with clubfoot.

"When she was 10 years old, Irene started to walk in a weird way. We thought she was just messing around, but it was only after she complained of pain th…


Photo of Tommy Tommy from Kenya

A 14 year old boy with bowed legs.

Meet Tommy! Tommy is a 14 year old boy and is Linet’s third born child. Tommy has five siblings in total. Linet is a stay at home mum but when she can,…


Photo of Mwanzia Mwanzia from Kenya

A 13 year old girl with burn contractures.

“I was playing in the house when I got burned by hot water. I don’t remember everything because it happened so fast.” Mwanzia told us.

Mwa…


Photo of Lucy Lucy from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with knock knees.

“I used to make sure she wears dresses that were long just to hide her deformity.” Peris, Lucy’s mum told us.

Lucy is the last born in a f…


Photo of Classine Classine from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with a joint condition.

"I noticed her falling all the time while playing and even walking."

Classine is at CURE Kenya for a corrective surgery on her ankle. She is the …


Photo of Ryan Ryan from Kenya

A 6 year old boy with clubfoot.

"I was so angry and confused after seeing my first child's feet like that." Ryan's mother told us.

Vivian is a young mother with two children, Ry…


Photo of Mitchelle Mitchelle from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with a limb deformity.

“I only saw my baby the following day after delivery and that’s when I got the shocker.” Celestine, Mitchelle’s mother, told us.

Mitchelle…


Photo of Joseph Joseph from Kenya

A 16 year old boy with clubfoot.

“Joseph just came home from school that day and complained of pain on the left side of his leg, from the hip all the way down to the foot. I didn't thi…


Photo of Wendy Wendy from Kenya

A 12 year old girl with a limb deformity.

Wendy, a 12-year-old girl was born healthy with no complications whatsoever. And she has lived a blessed life with her family surrounding her. That is un…


Photo of Bravel Bravel from Kenya

A 8 year old boy with clubfoot.

“When I was told my son would need surgery, I stopped looking for treatment because I didn’t understand why his leg needed to be ‘cut’. How would…


Photo of Igovas Igovas from Kenya

A 13 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Meet Igovas! Unique name right? We thought as much. Igovas is a 12 year old boy who is Alex’s first born child out of three. When Igovas was born, the …


Photo of Hope Hope from Kenya

A 4 year old girl with a joint condition.

When we asked Mary why Hope’s father had given Hope her name, she said she didn’t know. But, we might know. When Hope was about to be born, the hospi…


Photo of Resilmedza Resilmedza from Kenya

A 13 year old girl with a limb deformity.

“Resil plays alone because other children keep on teasing and making bad jokes about her foot.” Jacinta, Resilmedza’s aunt, tells us.

Know…


Photo of Shilovian Shilovian from Kenya

A 2 year old girl with burn contractures.

Meet Shilovian, a three year old girl from western Kenya. This cute girl is the second to last born in her family and we learned that she likes playing a…


Photo of Condoleezza Rice Condoleezza Rice from Kenya

A 12 year old girl with bowed legs.

Awhile back, Condoleezza Rice was visiting Tanzania. On the very same day, a little lady came into the world whose dad loved following American politics.…


Photo of Abigael Abigael from Kenya

A 5 year old girl with clubfoot.

“I was so shocked! I cannot even describe what I felt when I first held my baby and discovered she had a problem.” Christabel, Abigael’s mum told u…


Photo of Faith Faith from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with knock knees.

“One time Faith told me that she wants to be a Makanga (the person who leans out of public buses letting everyone know where the bus is going and tryin…


Photo of Wendy Wendy from Kenya

A 13 year old girl with bowed legs.

“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.” Euni…


Photo of Scott Scott from Kenya

A 9 year old boy with clubfoot.

“When I was pregnant I had this feeling that my baby would not be normal and I kept asking myself what I would do if God decided to give me a disabled …


Photo of Isaac Isaac from Kenya

A 15 year old boy with a bone condition.

Falls happen all the time. Sometimes they are small, sometimes they are big. And sometimes, we don't get right back up on our feet as easily as we would …


Photo of Dylan Dylan from Kenya

A 8 year old boy with clubfoot.

“I was so shocked when I first saw my son. It was something very new to my eyes so it hit me really hard.” Grace, Dylan’s mum, told us about her so…


Photo of George George from Kenya

A 2 year old boy with burn contractures.

“First of all, I was shocked and confused when the accident happened and so I was not very sure what to do immediately.” Anna, George’s mum told us…


Photo of Cynthia Cynthia from Kenya

A 8 year old girl with clubfoot.

“I call her my daughter because I don’t have a daughter,” Irene told us of Cynthia. Cynthia’s mom left a while back, leaving Cynthia with her gra…


Photo of Lavine Lavine from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with clubfoot.

“My girl is the only one with visible disability in her school and sometimes when she comes home in the evening and tells me how other kids called bad …


Photo of Beldine Beldine from Kenya

A 16 year old girl with a bone condition.

Beldine is a 15 year old girl who is in form three and is Irene’s 5th born child. She wants to be a news reporter when she is done with school.


Photo of Sharon Sharon from Kenya

A 11 year old girl with knock knees.

“I love mathematics, that’s why when I grow up, I want to be a surgeon at CURE International!” says a joyous Sharon.

Sharon has been a dar…


Photo of Angel Angel from Kenya

A 6 year old girl with a limb deformity.

Angel was born premature and not just a little premature, Angel was born at 25 weeks. When she was born, she weighed two pounds. She had to be taken to t…


Photo of Daniel Daniel from Kenya

A 5 year old boy with a limb deformity.

“We stopped treatment at 1 year old when the clinicians gave up on my son.” Catherine, Daniel’s mum, told us sadly.

Daniel was born with di…


Photo of Tom Tom from Kenya

A 2 year old boy with burn contractures.

In Kenya, cornmeal made into a dish called ugali is the favorite food in most rural homes. It goes well with a variety of vegetables and even meat cuisin…


Photo of Stephen Stephen from Kenya

A 7 year old boy with bowed legs.

“What frustrates me the most is that, my son cannot walk for long distances without stopping and crying that he is in pain.” Esther told us.


Photo of Agnes Agnes from Kenya

A 14 year old girl with a tissue condition.

“We usually go to church, but only when we are accompanied by police because our village is too insecure” Susan, Agnes’ mum, told us.

Agn…


Photo of Myrrah Myrrah from Kenya

A 9 year old girl with a joint condition.

Twins are always the same age, and they usually share a similar environment, both in the womb and while growing up. But for Myrrah and her twin sister …


Photo of Samson Samson from Kenya

A 9 year old boy with clubfoot.

“I was so shocked and that quickly translated to anger because I thought the people at the hospital had switched my baby for another one.” Emma, Sams…


Photo of George George from Kenya

A 14 year old boy with a limb deformity.

Little George lives with his mother, father, and younger sister in the largest slum in Africa. Fortunately, both his parents are working; his father is a…


Photo of Carebu Carebu from Kenya

A 3 year old boy with bowed legs.

Shantar, Carebu’s mum, and her family fled her home country Congo, due to war. They have been living in Kenya for six years now. She is a small scale b…


Photo of Peter Peter from Kenya

A 10 year old boy with bowed legs.

“I didn’t have the ability financially to take my child to any hospital because everywhere we went meant he was going to need surgery.” Mama Peter …


Photo of Vardy Vardy from Kenya

A 4 year old boy with burn contractures.

Vardy, a handsome and healthy baby boy was born to Ms. Lavender on 10th February 2016. Back home, the good news of a newborn baby boy travelled quickly l…


Photo of Athumani Athumani from Kenya

A 11 year old boy with clubfoot.

Meet Athumani, a ten year old boy who was born without a single complication. His father told us how exciting it was to receive a baby boy. When Athumani…


Photo of Oliver Oliver from Kenya

A 6 year old boy with clubfoot.

“He was born like that,” Jennifer shared with us what many mothers experience when their children are born with clubfoot. And for so many, their medi…


Photo of Irine Irine from Kenya

A 6 year old girl with burn contractures.

Irine's life changed four years ago, in an instant. Her grandmother Mrs. Mboga had just stepped out to buy breakfast when the neighborhood power transfor…


Photo of Goodluck Goodluck from Kenya

A 8 year old boy with a limb deformity.

“We noticed he had a problem a month after he was born. His neck wasn’t firm and he generally looked weak.” Goodluck’s dad, Patrick, told us.


Photo of Shalyne Shalyne from Kenya

A 9 year old girl with clubfoot.

“When Shalyne was little, you could tell she had a problem but it was not very well defined.” Willvin, Shalyne’s mum told us.

Shalyne who i…


Photo of Trina Trina from Kenya

A 7 year old girl with a joint condition.

“I had given up on this issue despite being advised even by Trina’s grandma to sort it out before Trina is older. The only reason why I sought medica…


Photo of Lenny Lenny from Kenya

A 12 year old boy with clubfoot.

“I want to be an engineer when I grow up so I can work in the vehicle industry.” Lenny told us when we asked him what he wanted to become when he gre…


Photo of Peterson Peterson from Kenya

A 10 year old boy with a limb deformity.

“Most days after school, Peter comes home complaining that he is in pain and that he fell down severally throughout the day.” Conzeta, Peterson’s m…


Photo of Gabriel Gabriel from Kenya

A 6 year old boy with clubfoot.

Gabriel has had a clubfoot since birth. “I just accepted him as he was,” his mom, Ruth, told us. “I didn’t know it could be corrected.” Thankfu…


Photo of Diana Diana from Kenya

A 3 year old girl with a limb deformity.

“When people saw my daughter and the problem she had, they told me to kill her and remain quiet about it,” Anna, Diana’s mum told us.

Dian…


Photo of Emmanuel Emmanuel from Kenya

A 10 year old boy with clubfoot.

Clubfoot is treatable. Often for infants, with casting and brace-wearing through the ponseti method of treatment, no major surgery is required, no major …



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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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