Posts tagged Volunteers


Purpose in Every Corner

by on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 9:31 am

Volunteer Surgeon: Flavia Alberghina Flavia Alberghina is an orthopedic resident from Sicily, Italy, who is volunteering at our CURE Malawi hospital for six months. She fell in love with pediatrics the moment she stepped into the hospital, realizing medicine wasn’t only related to athletics. “I used to think medicine was just for athletes; that it […]

Mead Minutes: What if?

by on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 6:05 am

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.

A volunteer “sews” love into the lives of CUREkids and their families

by on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 1:00 pm

Janet Kirkman, one of our valued volunteers, traveled to Uganda in the summer of 2013. For Janet, this trip was an opportunity to show love to many mothers of CUREkids through her gift of sewing.

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

by on Friday, April 15, 2011 at 5:45 am

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and CURE would like to say THANK YOU to all our volunteers! Thank you for your dedication to CURE, our patients and their families and thank you for donating your time, skills and money. In 2010, 746 people volunteered within the network of CURE’s hospitals.

Thoughts on Serving in Uganda

by on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 12:24 pm

This summer, we have various volunteers who are serving at CURE hospitals in various capacities.  Some are on teams; some are individuals.  Some stay for a couple of weeks and some for a couple of months. One of these people is Emily Laning from the U.S., who’s spending a few weeks at our hospital in […]

A Sign of Summer

by on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 1:36 pm

The longer days, warmer weather and smells of barbeque wafting through the air are all sure signs that summer has arrived. For CURE International, the beginning of summer heralds the start of the busy volunteer trip schedule. Over the next three months, more than 140 people from all over the U.S. will travel to CURE […]

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