Posts tagged CURE Ethiopia
Motion-capture helps heal kids in Ethiopia
We are thrilled to announce the opening of CURE Ethiopia’s brand new gait laboratory, the first of its kind in the country and the only other active gait lab on the African continent outside of South Africa. A gait lab uses special motion-capture cameras (the same type of cameras used for making animated movies and […]
Adey Abate: Making a difference for the kingdom of God
As CURE celebrates International Women’s Day, we are proud to highlight one of our remarkable co-workers, Adey Abate. CURE Ethiopia Executive Director Adey Abate has been at the helm of CURE Ethiopia since its inception. The Ethiopian native spent a significant portion of her professional career in the United States but returned to Ethiopia to […]
Ten Years of CURE in Ethiopia
On January 22nd, 2019, CURE Ethiopia celebrated ten years of operation! CURE Ethiopia specializes in the orthopedic care of children, treating conditions like clubfoot, bowed legs, and knock knees, as well as non-orthopedic deformities like cleft lips, cleft palates, and burn contractures through visiting surgeons. CURE Ethiopia has grown exponentially within the past ten years. […]
Inspired volunteers engage kids at CURE Ethiopia
Many different people come to CURE Ethiopia to volunteer and help us in any way they can. These two women make a difference each day they are at the hospital. They enjoy spending time with the children, teaching them different crafts, playing with them, and just making them happy! In their own words, each tells what it’s like to work as a volunteer at CURE Ethiopia.
New name gives a young boy hope
When Minyichl was born, his father Azmeraw realized his son’s deformed foot would be limiting, but after having surgery with CURE, he gave his son a new name!
The power of paying it forward
Abi and his father Gezahegn come from north of the capital of Ethiopia. After continuing to seek help for Abi’s hurt hip, his father brought him to CURE. Since then, Abi has completed his treatment. We are so glad to see him thriving in the same community where he witnessed hardship. Witnessing the healing that goes […]
Dr. Leul: A leading light
Dr. Leul is the first Orthopaedic Trained Fellow in Ethiopia. “It’s a privilege to work with every Orthopaedic Surgeon here. I’ve enjoyed it and liked it so much! The entire team is so welcoming.”
International Aid equips CURE hospitals
There’s a new face roaming the halls of CURE Niger and CURE Uganda. It’s a face that is demonstrative of a new chapter in the ongoing story of CURE International. Jim Loeffler is an employee of medical equipment non-profit International Aid (IA). He has been assigned, full-time, to work for CURE International. Jim now oversees […]
CURE Ethiopia: Expanding hope
In Ethiopia, it is a constant challenge for us to help children who come from distant places within the country. Through prayer, planning, and support, we’ve been able to lighten the burden of our patients who travel from far distances by opening a new rehabilitation facility! The Rees Jones Foundation Ward (RJF Ward) is named […]
Samira’s changed smile: Clubfoot can be treated
We were lost in translation, but we felt chills as the two women walked into the room. The funny thing with body language is that it surpasses linguistic boundaries and speaks to an individual without the tongue uttering a single sound.
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