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We need to raise approximately $1000 to treat children like Micheal. When you give a gift through Micheal's CUREkids profile, your contribution will help us continue our work in countries like Zambia. Have more questions? Ask us.

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Micheal's Story

“People mock me that I have a bent leg. I remember someone laughed at me it hurt to the extent that I kicked him he fell to the ground,” narrates Michael.

Michael is a five year boy who was born with clubfoot on his right leg, a conditio… Read more

“People mock me that I have a bent leg. I remember someone laughed at me it hurt to the extent that I kicked him he fell to the ground,” narrates Michael.

Michael is a five year boy who was born with clubfoot on his right leg, a condition that his parents were told at the hospital after he was born at that it would heal when they applied continuous compresses to the leg for some time. However, despite following the instruction that they were given at hospital, the condition persisted. They went back to the hospital and he was put on posenti treatment for clubfoot where a child is put in casts over a period of time to correct the leg, but this treatment proved futile in his case because his parents couldn't manage the weekly hospital visits for cast changes due to difficulties in getting enough transport money.

Fears of raising a child with a disability hit Mwanagombe, Michael's father hard, "I use to think my child will grow up with a disability and people will continue laughing at him as he grows up.” Luckily there is a parent in their community who had a child with clubfoot and was treated at CURE Zambia and when she saw Michael, she advised Mwanagombe to bring his first born to CURE Zambia for treatment. Please join us in welcoming Michael and praying for his healing!

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Dec 17, 2018

All joy and smiles at last for Michael! He has been set free of having a bent foot, and not being able to put a shoe on that foot has finally come to an end! Michael's cast was removed and for the first time since he had surgery he is going home without a cast! He will need to be wearing a shoe consistently at home. We will see him again next month when he comes back for review to check on how his foot is doing. Join us in thanking Jesus for Michael's healing and we also thank you for your prayers and support! Photo of Micheal

Nov 05, 2018

Micheal came through CURE Zambia today for another follow up appointment at our OPD! His old cast was removed and replaced with a fresh one below his knee so that he can start walking on it at home. His father Mwanagombe is happy with the progress his son has made so far, he told us that, "they have removed his cast and replaced it with a new one which is below the knee and they told us he has to be walking on it. I am happy that his foot looks straight and they are saying this might be the last cast he is having." Micheal will be coming back for his follow up review next month! Photo of Micheal

Oct 10, 2018

Michael was happy today! He was having a blast putting stickers all over himself with help from our visitor Ally! When he gets home today not only will he show off his brand new cast, he will also show off his stickers! Micheal has now gone home, please continue praying for him, he will be back for another review next month! Photo of Micheal

Oct 09, 2018

Micheal came back yesterday for his follow up review and he received a dressing change today! As he was recovering from being in the OT he was given a get well message card by our visitors from the USA, which we believe made him feel encouraged because he spent a lot of time looking at it and admiring it! Photo of Micheal

Sep 27, 2018

Michael has gone home and snuck out without giving us a photo op! His recovery after operation has been so fast that he has been discharged to go and continue with the recovery from home. Keep praying for his healing, we will see him when comes back for review in a few weeks time!

Sep 25, 2018

Michael had surgery today, his healing journey has begun! Dr. Moyo did a PMR on his leg and the operation went on very well. He is currently recovering in post-op, the immediate days of post-op are tough for kids, so please do pray for Michael during this period and send some encouragement his way through our Get Well Message system! Photo of Micheal

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