Posts tagged Kenya


How Disabilities Affect Education

by on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 9:15 am

In most developing countries, education is a high priority for parents to give to their children. In Kenya, people used to leave their land, livestock, and other material possessions to their children to provide for their future and education was not as valued. As time went on, this thinking changed because not everyone owned land […]

Conditions we treat: Bowed legs

by on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 1:51 pm

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Bowed legs are a condition where the legs appear to bend outwardly around or below the knees, even if the ankles are together. A child can be born with […]

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 […]

The need for children’s medical care in Kenya

by on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 9:00 am

Kenya is a beautiful country located in East Africa and is the home of the famous Mount Kenya. Most people travel to Kenya on safari just to see all the beautiful wild animals and experience all the different cultures in the country. The people of Kenya are very kind and hospitable, and the country terrain […]

New X-ray Equipment and Network-wide Bio-Tech Training

by on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 8:49 am

CURE Kenya hosted a training session for biomedical technicians from across the CURE network. Mark Heydenberg, CURE’s biomedical trainer and technical advisor, came to Kenya to provide the training and also to assist with the installation of a new x-ray machine. This training focused on equipping the biomedical technicians that serve CURE hospitals with the […]

Finding Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 12:47 pm

Four words hold great significance for Christians during the Advent season and are celebrated by lighting a candle the four Sundays leading up to Christmas.  Hope Peace Joy Love These four words are powerful. They are words to be pondered. They are words that encompass aspects of healing that we strive to give our patients […]

A New Ward and ICU on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

by on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:33 pm

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities this year, CURE Kenya was privileged to host some very high profile individuals in the government and the health sector. Among these people were a few friends of CURE Kenya, such as Hon. David Ole Sankok, the national representative of People With Disability in parliament. Our guest of […]

Gifts of gratitude and thanksgiving from CURE patients and families

by on Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:19 am

Colossians 3:15 – Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. In the United States, you may show your gratitude with a home-cooked meal or a thank you card. It’s a bit different in the countries where CURE hospitals are […]

Empowering Mobility in Kenya

by on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 11:05 am

In Kenya, most people living with disabilities depend on mobility devices. Unfortunately, wheelchairs are not easy to come by. A good, functional wheelchair costs approximately $100 minimum. With over 15 million Kenyans living below $2 a day, most can not afford a wheelchair. These families prefer lifting the disabled person and placing them on a […]

Serving God Through The Storm

by on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 9:35 am

“I always wanted to be a nurse, but I didn’t have the money needed to raise school fees, so I let go of the dream for a while,” Stephen told us.  Stephen is a young man who loves God and does everything he can to bring glory to Him. Stephen is the firstborn in a […]

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Making friends and finding healing: Meet Swabra!

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