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Making friends and finding healing: Meet Swabra!

by on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 9:05 am

Pictured above: Swabra, her mother, and her brother at CURE Kenya Swabra is an 8-year-old happy, enthusiastic, and inquisitive girl. Unfortunately, when she was four years old, Swabra contracted malaria. She was taken to the hospital, but the diagnosis was somewhat inconclusive, and the medical practitioner opted to treat her with an injection. Zam, her […]

A Family Transformation: Zara, Maria, and Walida

by on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 8:31 am

Maria entered the world like most other babies – arms and legs crossed over each other and her body curled up in the fetal position. But unlike other babies, Maria didn’t immediately adapt to her new environment. She didn’t kick her legs or wave her arms. Instead, she remained curled in the fetal position, her […]

A Brave Heart for Jesus

by on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 8:51 am

“My heart is just for Jesus now,” proclaims McDonald. He first arrived at the tender age of two and has been a patient at the hospital for over four years. His smile radiates joy even through the most difficult circumstances. It is as if Jesus has sprinkled McDonald’s heart with an extra dose of happiness. […]

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 […]

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.  Quick link to send “Get Well” messages. Part of the holistic treatment at […]

Internet scrolling you can feel good about

by on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:28 am

Here’s the thing: We scroll through a thousand things every day. A deluge of emails. An increasingly divisive steam of social media posts. Mindless surfing of a website or twenty. Those aren’t bad things, they just aren’t really all that life-giving most of the time. CUREkids is the opposite of that.

Wherever Jesus is, healing follows

by on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 10:11 pm

It’s no secret that Jesus spent a lot of time healing people, but He didn’t necessarily spend a lot of time seeking out people to heal. In Matthew, crowds came to Jesus and placed people with a variety of disabilities at His feet. An entire town gathered at His door in Mark and He healed many of their diseases. A paralyzed man was carried on a mat and brought before Jesus in Luke. In John, a man found Jesus as soon as He arrived in town and begged Him to heal his son.

“All my fears are behind me”

by on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 7:01 am

The first time we met John Paul at clinic, he was sitting in the happiest place in the hospital—the playroom—unsuccessfully fighting back tears. A recent fall had left his upper leg in severe pain, and it wasn’t getting any better. We tried to cheer him up with activities, conversation, and anything to distract him. He hadn’t […]

Is God a crutch?

by on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

A few weeks ago, I started seeing a video about crutches pop up all over the place. In this video we see an exciting new redesign for crutches, which basically haven’t changed much or been improved upon since the American Civil War, 150 years ago. It was interesting to see this redesign, since we see a lot of crutches here at the hospital.

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