Julie Korn

Art Therapist / Niger

Julie Korn serves as Art Therapist for children at CURE Niger. She serves alongside her husband Joshua Korn, the CURE Niger Spiritual Director. She was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel, where her father serves as the senior pastor of an International church. Julie completed high school in Jerusalem and then went to the United […]

Joshua Korn

Executive Director / Niger

Joshua Korn serves as the Executive Director at CURE Niger. After growing up in West Africa (Togo and Ivory Coast), and in Israel, Joshua attended Gordon College, where he graduated with degrees in History and French. He returned to Israel and received a master’s degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Ben Gurion University in Beer […]

Hannatou Labo

Spiritual Director / Niger

Hannatou first joined CURE as a volunteer in 2011. She began working with CURE Niger as a social worker later that year and became Spiritual Director at the hospital in 2015. She holds a master’s degree in Management of Enterprise and a BS in Sociology, and she has studied theology at Ecole Supérieure Privée de Théologie in Niamey, Niger.

Hannatou and her husband have a daughter, Abigael.

Diane Nahimana

Consultant Anesthesiologist / Niger

Dr. Diane Nahimana graduated from the University of Burundi  in 2007.  She did her post-graduate in Anesthesiology-Resuscitation at University Hospital Center in Burundi and at Cliniques Saint Luc at Brussels, Belgium, from 2010 to 2015, joining CURE in August 2015.

Jean-Francois Negrini

Medical Director / Niger

Dr. Jean-François Negrini serves as the Medical Director at CURE Niger. He graduated from the University of Geneva in 1988 and did his post-graduate training in general surgery in Switzerland from 1988-1997. He resigned from his job in 2000 and worked in Bangladesh with the Leprosy Mission (DBLM Hospital, Nilphamari), taking care of patients with […]

Joel Witwer

CURE Niger Storyteller / Niger

My title says that I’m the CURE Storyteller for Niger (previously in Zambia). All this really means is I hang out with kids and sometimes take photos. I love these kids thus I love my job. My goal is to translate this love into pixels and words so that you can fall in love as well!