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A dynamic duo
Paul and Maureen Sloan “get” CURE. They embody our mission, they love our kids, and they’ve devoted significant portions of their lives in service to the “least of these.” The Sloans first came into the CURE orbit in the late 1990s when Paul’s colleague, Dr. Ben Warf, left his position at the University of Kentucky […]
Medical volunteer inspires scholarship
Above: Ruth (HR), Stephen, Samuel, and Robin “I learned about CURE from a Christian medical magazine in 2002. At the end of the article they said they needed nurse anesthetists. I was looking for a short-term, faith-based medical mission, and I felt God was speaking to me in this article about CURE and calling me. […]
Construction Manager finds faith and inspiration on volunteer mission
“Work in itself is an expression of faith.” Cody volunteered with CURE Malawi for seven weeks, managing a variety of different projects around the hospital. “I heard about CURE through a radio talk show host named Dennis Prager. He was sponsoring CURE on one of his shows. This was about five years ago, and that […]
Volunteers from retirement village visit CURE Kenya
God allows connections to happen everywhere, and if you have a heart to serve others, God will make those connections happen. In Pennsylvania, God connected a retirement community, called Garden Spot Village, with CURE. For the past several years, staff and residents from Garden Spot have visited CURE hospitals on their “Travel with Purpose” trips, […]
Inspired volunteers engage kids at CURE Ethiopia
Many different people come to CURE Ethiopia to volunteer and help us in any way they can. These two women make a difference each day they are at the hospital. They enjoy spending time with the children, teaching them different crafts, playing with them, and just making them happy! In their own words, each tells what it’s like to work as a volunteer at CURE Ethiopia.
Volunteer physical therapist helps those often overlooked
Lauren jumped right in and learned new techniques from our staff while also sharing some of her knowledge. She endured long, hot, and uncomfortable road trips to our mobile clinics with a smile.
Chisomo means grace
Fourteen years later, one of CURE’s first patients has returned to CURE Malawi as a volunteer! Chisomo was a patient when the hospital opened it’s doors back in 2002.
Becky, medical student and short-term volunteer
“My husband had cancer, and with him being a medical student, we so often just looked at the medical side of things rather than the patient or the family of the patient. It really opened my eyes to the emotional pain that the patient and the family has. That helped me serve better at CURE; […]
Mead Minutes: What if?
What if Scott and Sally Harrison decided to take up golf and collecting seashells instead of founding CURE? How different the world would look for children with physical disabilities in many parts of the world! CURE started with a small hospital on the edge of the Rift Valley in Kenya East Africa. Since then, hospitals have been founded and are growing in many locations. CURE International reaches out into the Dominican Republic, Afghanistan, UAE, Philippines, Niger, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia, Uganda, and Kenya. Every year, thousands of children with disabilities are offered hope and restoration emotionally, spiritually, and physically.
Updates from CURE Clubfoot in the Dominican Republic
Editor’s Note: Brusy, one of our CURE Clubfoot counselors in the Dominican Republic, sent in these photos and updates. You might recognize the volunteer featured in the pictures below – it’s our good friend Bruce! Through the hard work of people like Bruce and Brusy, we are moving closer to the goal of eradicating clubfoot as a lifelong disability.
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