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  • Conditiona tumor
  • Next Appointment 04/26/2021

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

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

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Richard's Story

"When I saw my son for the very first time, I knew I had to do something," Magaret said.

Born with frontal encephalocele, Richard had his mother confused and desperately looking for ways to get rid of the tumor swelling and protruding from h… Read more

"When I saw my son for the very first time, I knew I had to do something," Magaret said.

Born with frontal encephalocele, Richard had his mother confused and desperately looking for ways to get rid of the tumor swelling and protruding from his forehead. She went to one of the referral hospitals where they promised they could help get rid of it.

"They did scans and told me that they could help get rid of the tumor, they said they would call me in a few days time and months passed without hearing from them," Margaret told us.

Even with a jobless husband, Margaret was determined, she kept visiting hospitals even private clinics with the hope of helping her son, many of whom made promises, kept telling her to revisit, and actually did nothing.

Last year, when her grandmother died, Margaret went to the funeral service and from there, her life was about to change.

"After the funeral service, I could hear almost everyone murmuring about my son's condition, I had gotten used to it so I didn't care. This woman came to me, I do not know her and neither had we met before. She asked me if I had ever heard of CURE hospital, I had no idea what she was talking about," Magaret narrated. "This lady told me that CURE hospital would work on my son, I told her that I have done everything and I would do anything for my son," Margaret added.

She then found her way to CURE Uganda where she was warmly welcomed and admitted.

"I was really impressed with the way I was welcomed, even without any money, I have hope that all will be fine," Margaret spoke with such great ease.

A CT scan was done and our doctors are reviewing the results. Let's pray for God's divine wisdom as our medical team takes on this restoration challenge.

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3 days ago

Guess who made it back! Yes! Magaret has brought Richard back for review. "We are so excited to be back. Richard is great and I believe he can get even better," Magaret told us with an excited voice. We believe Richard's tumor can be reduced even more. Our doctors are planning to approach it with a different plan of attack this time around. Please welcome this smiley pair back to CURE! Photo of Richard

Mar 10, 2021

Praise God! Richard was recently discharged since he has greatly improved. He can now go home and wait until his next procedure. "Thank you so so much, CURE has been so helpful. I have learned a lot from this place -- humility, patience, and how to trust in God!" Margaret told us. We asked what she had to say about our donors. "Please send them my greetings and love, I can not thank them enough," Margaret added. Photo of Richard

Mar 05, 2021

"When I first arrived, I had lost all hope. I needed help for my son, and I got more than what I expected!" Margaret told us. While we were talking, the spiritual members were setting up equipment for afternoon worship. "I love the worship and the Word shared with us. It's just so encouraging," Margaret added. Thank you for caring for Margaret and Richard. Please pray for Richard's healing. Photo of Richard

Mar 03, 2021

Dr. Micheal came to speak with Margaret this morning during the ward rounds. "How was your night?" Dr. Micheal asked. "It was great, there was no problem at all," Margaret answered with such confidence and a smile. Margaret has found hope and healing through our ministry. She is always excited for the ward praise and worship session in the ward. Photo of Richard

Mar 02, 2021

Isn't he adorable!? Richard woke up with such a big smile. "I am really happy that he is healing well," Margarets reacts to the medical report. "I am willing to stay here for as long as the doctors want for the sake of my son," she added with a firm voice. Thank you for bringing back hope to Margaret. God bless you! Photo of Richard

Mar 01, 2021

Happy Richard having fun with his mom! "I am so grateful for CURE, we are being taken good care of, and my son is doing much, much better," Magaret told us, as Richard was making bubbling sounds with his mouth. Just a few more days before his stitch is removed. So far, the doctors are really happy with his progress. Photo of Richard

Feb 26, 2021

Dr. Sarah spent some time cuddling Richard today. "He is just adorable," she said as she embraced him. "I am really happy. He is doing much better now," Margaret told us. We are happy too! Thank you for your prayers! Photo of Richard

Feb 25, 2021

Our medical staff gathered around Richard this morning during the ward rounds. "There is much improvement, he slept well and did not cry as much," Margaret shared. "But I am afraid because there is clear liquid coming from the scar on his forehead." Our doctors told her not to worry, as that was part of the healing process. Photo of Richard

Feb 24, 2021

"He cried throughout the night. He must be in great pain," Margaret told us. "Do not worry, this should help," one of our nurses said while handing her a dose of painkillers. "He is now becoming aware of his body, which is a good thing," the nurse explained. Our spiritual ministry team came in and laid hands on Richard and prayed for them - thanking God for his gift of life, and asking for total healing. Photo of Richard

Feb 23, 2021

Richard is peacefully sleeping. He has been moved from the ICU to the main ward for a full recovery. "I am so happy! I even don't know what to say," Margaret stammered with a shaky voice. Thank you so much for your prayers and support for Richard. Please keep him in your prayers for a full recovery. Photo of Richard

Feb 22, 2021

This is a day that the Lord has made. The day Richard will have his surgery. "Do not worry, it will be my job to take great care of Richard while his being worked on," Dr. Sarah comforted Margaret, who seemed worried before heading to the operation room. "This is going to be a complex procedure," Sarah told us. Please join us in praying for the healing and transformation of little Richard. Photo of Richard

Feb 19, 2021

Richard energetically played as his mom tried her very best to keep him still for a photo, "He's too playful and strong!" Margaret spoke between breaths. We asked what she thinks about her son's condition, "I have faith that he will be fine." she replied. Keep in faith dear, we encouraged her. Please join us in praying for Richard and his mom Margaret! Photo of Richard

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