Posts tagged CURE Zambia


Increasing our Capacity to Heal: Patient Hostel

by on Friday, June 12, 2020 at 9:08 am

As CURE Zambia has grown over the years, the need for appropriate lodging for patients and their caretakers outside of the patient ward has become necessary. There are a variety of circumstances that require patients and their caretakers to stay at the hospital beyond their immediate hospitalization for surgery. In some cases, patients arrive a […]

Catherine is Taller!

by on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:12 am

“There are people who laugh at me. I do get upset because of that,” shares Catherine. Catherine’s condition was very visible, and she attracted attention because of it. She appeared to be shorter than her actual height because of her severely bowed legs. This 13-year-old girl comes from the northern part of the country and […]

Contributing to anesthesia training in Zambia

by on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 11:30 pm

Zambia has a population of about 18 million, and as of the last count, there are about 42 physician anesthetists and 176 non-physician anesthetists who are employed by the Ministry of Health. It is clear that the number of practicing anesthetists in the country is far from adequate to serve the entire population. The areas […]

Mary, Joseph, and a miracle

by on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 3:00 pm

“I thought she had given birth to an animal. I was waiting to see the tail start growing.” Joseph’s father In remote, sparsely populated communities in Zambia, when something strange occurs, it becomes the talk of the day. Children who are born different become the subject of scrutiny among community members. Baby Joseph came from […]

Who will lift my burden?

by on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 5:02 pm

An International Women’s Day reflection based on the experiences of CURE mums in Zambia I rise up early in the morning—sweeping the yard in the midst of raising dust as it has not rained for sometime due to climate change; later on I prepare breakfast for my husband, so that by the time he wakes […]

Thank you for making #GivingTuesday a smashing success!

by on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 11:29 am

On #GivingTuesday, CURE set out to fund 15 surgeries for 15 children in need of healing. Because of your incredible generosity, we surpassed that goal not once, but twice over. In fact, we’re still tallying the total amount of money raised! Additional donations from individual fundraisers keep rolling in. “Thank you” doesn’t quite seem strong […]

Co-workers train to be effective witnesses of Christ!

by on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:55 am

“The intended objective of the training is to: 1) teach them how to identify the spiritual, social and emotional needs of the patients as they continue to do their day-to-day work, and 2) equip them on how to lead the patients after solving the identified needs.

CURE Uganda celebrates its IAM graduates

by on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 9:52 pm

For nearly fourteen years, CURE Uganda has hosted the International Accelerated Missions (IAM), a ministry of churches dedicated to training students in discipleship.

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.

Paul: Standing tall again

by on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:03 am

Paul walked through our doors in June of 2017 with a condition known as genu valgum, commonly called as “knock-knee.” Paul’s condition not only impacted his ability to walk, but it also came with excessive pain which began to stall Paul’s academic progress.

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