Posts tagged clubfoot


Mysterious Past, Bright Future: Meet Slinthe

by on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:07 am

His name is Slinthe. But, he hasn’t always been known as Slinthe. You see, Slinthe has a unique story. Slinthe was found asking for money on the street. When asked his name he’d reply “Poa,” which is Swahili for “fine.” This was his standard answer, and “poa” sounds a bit like Paul. Because of this, […]

Standing Tall – Adoy’s Story

by on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 8:12 am

John Arnold, also known as “Adoy” to his dear family and friends, is full of character! He is jolly and friendly and very polite to everyone. But, even though he’s the kind of kid that you’d want to hang out with all day, he is still bullied due to his disability. He was born without […]

A new approach to untreated clubfoot

by on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The scourge of clubfoot in a child or adolescent that has never had treatment is something that we experience daily here at CURE Ethiopia. There are an estimated 40,000 children in the country with clubfoot. Clubfoot is a condition which can be easily treated in infancy, however, if it is left untreated, it will often […]

Hope Walks

An important change for CURE Clubfoot

by on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:19 pm

Sometimes, change is good. Today, I want to let you know about a wonderful change: CURE International’s board of directors voted unanimously to make our clubfoot program an independent entity. It’s called Hope Walks and will be devoted exclusively to correcting infant clubfoot. You probably already know that CURE has provided surgeries and treatment for […]

Anthony: A Skeptical Father Believes!

by on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 8:52 am

When the second follow-up appointment came, Anthony accompanied his son with one mission in mind: to prove to himself that his son’s leg was indeed getting healed.

Clubfoot free: Bertha

by on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 8:39 pm

“Your visit has encouraged us to keep coming to CURE.”

Clubfoot free: Faith

by on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 8:38 pm

Faith and her parents live almost an hour out of town in a village on the outskirts of Blantyre, so we were impressed by how faithfully they came for treatment. “After Faith was born, we went straight to CURE.”

Clubfoot free: Shamira

by on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:48 am

Shamira’s father, Idrisah, works in South Africa, and Rabecca hasn’t seen him in two years, since before Shamira was born. It’s difficult raising a child by yourself (let alone a child who has to go to the hospital once a week), so we were glad to have the opportunity to encourage her in person. Rabecca is living […]

Ishmael & Rahim: Healing their clubfoot gives a family hope

by on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:20 pm

“Before I left the village, a lot of people were speaking ill about my children, but upon my return, most of them, almost all of them, are curious because what they expected is not what they are seeing today,” said Levison, Ishmael and Rahim’s dad.

Clubfoot free: Samantha

by on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 9:00 am

We are happy! We thought she would never be able to walk,” said Samantha’s parents.

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