Posts tagged CURE Malawi


Following God’s Call to Malawi

by on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:39 am

“It was a confusing time, but a time that helped us. We had to follow the Lord and not just go where it was convenient. It was very clear that He was the one leading the way.” – Dave Burgess Why would an orthopedic surgeon with a successful private practice in the United States give […]

A Father’s Unconditional Love brings Healing

by on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7:52 am

It’s rare to see a father in the CURE Malawi ward. Malawi is an extremely patriarchal society. This means that it is the fathers that generally earn the money to provide for their family, and it is the mothers who are responsible for caring and raising a child. An aunt or grandmother will often step […]

Bringing Smiles: “The Best in Malawi”

by on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

“Working at CURE is not just about the job, because I can take blood in a hospital anywhere. It’s about the smiles on the kids’ faces when they are calling out your name or running towards you in the corridors because they consider you their new best friend,” Lester told us with a smile on […]

Meet CURE Malawi’s New Executive Director: Elly Chemey

by on Monday, March 16, 2020 at 10:28 am

Elly Chemey joined the CURE Malawi team as the Executive Director at the beginning of December 2019, looking to share his expertise and help CURE Malawi grow in its ability to change the lives of even more children. “I have a passion for children and it is touching to see what CURE is doing, transforming […]

A Character Brought to Life: Pemphero’s Story

by on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 9:58 am

“CURE Malawi hospital is not only healing Pemphero physically but also bringing his true character to life,” explained Pemphero’s brother-in-law. Pemphero came to CURE Malawi with a bowed right leg he had since birth. Growing up in the villages with a disability was not easy. He became an outcast and suffered tremendous loneliness.  In an attempt […]

Sending Love and Encouragement

by on Monday, February 10, 2020 at 11:43 am

Have you had surgery? Has your child? Even if you were anxiously awaiting treatment, you were probably a bit nervous, scared, and unsure. So, you can understand how many of the children and parents feel that come to CURE hospitals for treatment.  Part of the holistic treatment at CURE hospitals is addressing how the patient […]

Purpose in Every Corner

by on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:31 am

Volunteer Surgeon: Flavia Alberghina Flavia Alberghina is an orthopedic resident from Sicily, Italy, who is volunteering at our CURE Malawi hospital for six months. She fell in love with pediatrics the moment she stepped into the hospital, realizing medicine wasn’t only related to athletics. “I used to think medicine was just for athletes; that it […]

Hygiene Kits Reach Malawi

by on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 10:43 am

When the cyclone hit multiple districts in Malawi, CURE staff came together to lend a hand and help the flood victims in need of basic medical attention. With generous donations from International Aid and Hope and Healing, CURE Malawi was gifted 4,000 hygiene kits to distribute amongst the community. Over the next year, these packets […]

Bowed legs no more! Sarah’s Story

by on Friday, December 6, 2019 at 11:58 am

“They use to laugh at me and now they have been silenced.” – Sarah Sarah, who is now 16, arrived at CURE in 2009 in search of a miracle. “When my daughter was five years old, both her legs bowed, so I took her to a public hospital where they referred us to CURE,” said […]

In pursuit of excellence through partnership

by on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:57 pm

Mark Heydenburg, a biomedical technology trainer with International Aid, visited our CURE hospital in Malawi, fixing equipment, setting up new machines, and training CURE Malawi’s local staff. Mark resides in Grand Rapids, MI, but has traveled all over the world sharing his expertise, including over forty visits to North Korea. His animated and adventurous personality, […]

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