Posts tagged CURE Uganda
The Instant Sorority
Imagine suddenly being considered a freak. It’s because of your baby. Your baby was fine … until she wasn’t. Her head started growing to inexplicable proportions. You’ve never seen anything like it. Neither has your husband, who calls you cursed and abandons you. Your community, your family turn their backs on you, too. You are […]
A Tale of Two Winnies
A few years back, Winnie, a 22-year-old woman from western Uganda, left her home in search of employment in the city of Kampala. She did find work. Eventually, she even started her own business selling matooke (plantains). Some time later, Winnie gave birth to a baby girl. She named her Winnie. She was shocked to […]
Family finds purpose in medical missions
“I have really enjoyed getting the feeling my whole family is a part of this endeavor and part of this ministry; it is not just me working. It is all of us taking part in it together, all the way down to Emery making the nurses laugh.” Jacob Lepard Jacob Lepard is a fifth-year neurosurgery resident […]
Unsung Heroes: The groundskeepers of CURE Uganda
“The ground was not leveled. It was like the bush— it was not beautified like it is now. There were no flowers; just a plain ground,” said Abasa, a groundskeeper at CURE Uganda. In 2003, before CURE Uganda’s construction, the surrounding land was a marsh. The hospital partnered with Pastor Peter, a landscape architect with […]
Dr. Mousa brings innovative ETV/CPC procedure to Indonesia
“In my hometown, neurosurgery doesn’t happen often,” says Dr. Mousa, a fellow in the CURE Hydrocephalus & Spina Bifida (CHSB) program. Dr. Mousa’s use of the word “hometown” may make you think of someplace small, but his Indonesian city contains a population of 7 million. “There are many motorcycle accidents and also many pediatric needs […]
CURE Uganda’s new playroom provides rest for the weary
There is an oasis where laughter and prayer replace the sound of monitor beeps. It’s a place to escape from blood work and cerebrospinal taps; a place for kids to play, parents to be encouraged, and the worries that accompany sickness to disappear. This beautiful oasis is the CURE Uganda playroom. In this brightly painted room, […]
Ministering to families through food
These cooks have genuine passion for both food and ministry. Meet the cooks of CURE Uganda.
Grand opening: Bath house and storage facilities
CURE Uganda celebrates the completion of a co-worker and visitor bathroom and storage building.
Couples of CURE Uganda
Tis the season for engagements, weddings, and more. This post is in honor of the couples at CURE Uganda.
Viola: A tiny, little fighter
“I felt bad and thought someone could have done witchcraft on my child,” said Viola. Her child, also named Viola, was born at home at the end of last December. Soon after birth, she noticed
a swelling on baby Viola’s back and took her to a local hospital.
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