Posts tagged Malawi


Serving God and Healing kids in Malawi

by on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at 3:45 pm

“My goal in life is to serve God, help others, and see them transformed,” orthopedic surgeon Jean-Claude Theis shares with us. It is this passion that has guided Jean-Claude throughout his life, eventually leading him here to the CURE Children’s Hospital of Malawi.  But let’s rewind a bit to high school, Jean-Claude hadn’t even thought […]

The Unbelievable Love of God

by on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 8:05 am

Takondwa is an incredibly quiet boy who still somehow manages to make friends with almost every one of our co-workers here at CURE Malawi! His quietness is deceiving because Takondwa loves to sing. We first met Takondwa when his grandmother Cecelia brought him to meet our CURE Malawi doctors for help when Takondwa broke his […]

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones

by on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 11:39 am

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. Chances are you’ve either broken a bone before, or you know someone who has broken one of theirs. Broken bones are relatively common around the world, but access to […]

The need for children’s medical care in Malawi

by on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 8:38 am

Malawi is known as “The Warm Heart of Africa” due to its warm culture and loving people. The people are warm and loving with much courage and perseverance — the national symbol of Malawi is a lion, representing the courage and fight of the people. They are strong in the midst of hardships including a […]

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 […]

John demonstrates being Christlike

by on Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10:19 am

John joined CURE Malawi in 2017 as a maintenance team member. His dedication to his work is unwavering, and his resolve to follow Christ in all he does is strong. Despite the odd hours that his job requires, John keeps his focus on God and completes his duties with this focus in mind. This discipline […]

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. […]

Following God’s Call to Malawi

by on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:39 am

“It was a confusing time, but a time that helped us. We had to follow the Lord and not just go where it was convenient. It was very clear that He was the one leading the way.” – Dave Burgess Why would an orthopedic surgeon with a successful private practice in the United States give […]

A Father’s Unconditional Love brings Healing

by on Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7:52 am

It’s rare to see a father in the CURE Malawi ward. Malawi is an extremely patriarchal society. This means that it is the fathers that generally earn the money to provide for their family, and it is the mothers who are responsible for caring and raising a child. An aunt or grandmother will often step […]

Bringing Smiles: “The Best in Malawi”

by on Monday, April 27, 2020 at 10:50 am

“Working at CURE is not just about the job, because I can take blood in a hospital anywhere. It’s about the smiles on the kids’ faces when they are calling out your name or running towards you in the corridors because they consider you their new best friend,” Lester told us with a smile on […]

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