Posts tagged Kenya


Saved by God and Giving Back: Peter’s Story

by on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 1:15 pm

“From possibly dying and being thrown in the bush never to be heard of again, to becoming the head of the security department at CURE Kenya. I MUST say it is GOD!” – Peter.  When you come to CURE Kenya, the first people you see are the security guards at the gate. Their job is to […]

Love Changes Everything: Meet Gabriel

by on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:40 am

Gabriel is a returning patient that has come to CURE Kenya for multiple surgeries. He was named after the angel Gabriel who came to proclaim Jesus’ birth. “Gabriel is like a testimony for me,” Esther said. Born a few weeks premature, Gabriel was born with a whole lot of struggles. He spent the first months […]

Orthodontics Help ENT Patients at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, January 20, 2020 at 10:23 am

A cleft palate fistula is a small hole at the roof of the mouth. This can occur during the recovery process after cleft palate surgery, or sometimes people are born with it. Thankfully, there’s a temporary solution called a palatal obturator. “It’s nothing more than an invisible retainer,” Lance told us. Lance is a lab […]

Mysterious Past, Bright Future: Meet Slinthe

by on Monday, January 13, 2020 at 10:07 am

His name is Slinthe. But, he hasn’t always been known as Slinthe. You see, Slinthe has a unique story. Slinthe was found asking for money on the street. When asked his name he’d reply “Poa,” which is Swahili for “fine.” This was his standard answer, and “poa” sounds a bit like Paul. Because of this, […]

Improving Efficiency through OpenMRS

by on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 10:06 am

CURE as a network is always looking toward the future, working to improve what we do and to glorify God through it. One of the ways we are preparing for the future is by implementing an OpenMRS system, a collaborative open-source project to develop software to support the delivery of health care in developing countries. […]

Christmas in Kenya

by on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 9:38 am

What is Christmas like in Kenya? Christmas in Kenya is a time for sharing and coming together to help the less fortunate. It is common to see groups visiting children’s homes bringing food, clothes, and other needed supplies. The weather in Kenya, during Christmas, is usually sunny and warm in most parts of the country. […]

Healing Partner – Meet Flora!

by on Monday, December 9, 2019 at 2:10 pm

God uses so many people to aid in the healing of our kiddos at CURE, and one of those people is Flora.  Flora had to leave school after her first year of high school due to financial difficulties. Eventually, she moved to her sister’s house in a rural area. Because of her Catholic background, she […]

Patient Number 10

by on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 12:42 pm

10. It’s the percentage of the world that’s left-handed and the number of hours of sleep that a baby needs, but it also has another meaning—for Shadrack. You see, Shadrack was our tenth patient. He is literally Number 10 in the whole history of CURE! Back in 1998, before CURE Kenya was even operating in […]

Advancing essential surgery through equipment maintenance

by on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 11:36 am

“If we can improve the efficiency of the OR, it is possible to save more lives.” Keith Miles, Executive Director of Safe Surgery Initiative.  When you think about surgery, probably the first thing that comes to your mind is: “Is this safe? Is my child going to come out alive? What are the health implications […]

Pastors train at CURE Kenya

by on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 3:54 am

At CURE Kenya, we are always seeking to grow, looking for new ways to serve our patients, ways that address our patient’s needs fully and in the end bring glory to God. In an attempt to do this, we have many trainings on various aspects of our ministry. In July, we had a team of […]

Top Articles

Determined Mom Finds Healing for her Daughters

Joel Witwer on Sep 24, 2020

Navigating COVID-19: continuing to serve children living with disabilities throughout the pandemic

Rick Gardner on Sep 22, 2020

Caring for Community and Sharing Resources: CURE Ethiopia

Bethelehem Teshome on Sep 14, 2020

A Family Transformation: Zara, Maria, and Walida

Anna Psiaki on Sep 10, 2020

Reaching Patients in a Pandemic

Chaanga Mungalu on Sep 08, 2020

Restoring the Broken at CURE Ethiopia

Joel Witwer on Sep 03, 2020