Posts tagged CURE Niger
Niger’s IDP camps: God uses intended evil for good
The east of Niger is a difficult place. It hosts Niger’s largest body of water, Lake Chad, which is the convergence point for the four countries of Niger, Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria. It’s a body of water that has shrunk nearly 95% since the 1960s. With increasing scarcity of water in a country that is […]
Staff Highlight: CURE Niger Executive Director George Găvruș
A string of hospitals trace the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan—a remnant from the days of British colonialism in the area. For decades, Afghanistan was a forbidden buffer state between the aggressive British and Russian empires, off limits to foreigners. But British missionaries, undeterred by the advice of their secular contemporaries, were determined to reach […]
CURE Niger celebrates anniversary, welcomes new Executive Director
CURE Niger celebrated its eighth anniversary on October 10th, 2018. We celebrated with all of CURE Niger’s staff and patients. Several dignitaries were in attendance, including: Niger’s Minister of Community Development, Abdou Amani; Niger’s Director of the Health Ministry Cabinet, Ismaril Anar Zakara; CURE’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Greg Bellig; CURE’s VP of Operations, Peter […]
What’s in a Name?
There’s a village here in Niger named Kallon Mota, which means “where people go to look at cars.” Back in the 70s and 80s, most everyone relied on either animal or human transport to get around. Many had heard of cars, but few had ever seen one. Kallon Mota was nothing but a sandy flat […]
CURE Niger’s new guesthouse awaits first patients
Our patients come not only from all over Niger but also from all parts of West Africa. Our guesthouse ensures that these patients won’t have to worry about whether they can afford a place to stay when they make (what can be) an expensive, multi-day voyage to our hospital for surgeries and doctor appointments.
Kids strike a pose on the runway… in Niger
CURE Niger hosted its first-ever fashion show. The event itself was a fun occasion with lots of laughter, joy, and constant confusion regarding who would go next! The kids wore flattering, custom-made clothes by local tailors.
Where there was death, God has given life
Life is tough for the Fulani, traditional nomads who wander the southern Sahara, the expansive desert that spans much of Niger. So while life is hard for the Fulani, life is especially hard for Hadiza, a young Fulani girl born with knock knees,
Abel: Different doesn’t mean damned
Abel’s family isn’t a typical Nigerien family. Due to their experiences and their faith, they love and care for Abel just the way he is, but one day, a chance meeting told them about CURE Niger!
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 […]
Pastor Yandi’s bold testimony
Pastor Yandi explains how one boy’s healing leads others to know Jesus Christ.
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