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Hope heals

The Week in Photos

Story by CURE International September 30th, 2017

A collection of photos from CURE locations around the world.

CURE dominican republic

Photos by Yovanni Medrano

Why so serious? Meet Iris Naelis. This cuteness is 15 days old and we are going to have the privilege of seeing her more often!
Celebrate! This little boy smiles after his cast was removed!

CURE ethiopia

Photos by Bethelehem Teshome

Before having breakfast, Ayalnesh was having fun, playing mobile games on her mother’s phone!
Lemlem comes to the hospital every two weeks for a serial casting and she always laughs and plays with everyone!

CURE Kenya

Photos by Naphtali Foster & Elvis Lemaiyan

We met this little girl at one of our clinics. She shared this treasure with us: her smile. (Foster)
Miriam went through one of the hardest things you can go through: she had an amputation. (Foster)
Each time we see Irene, we dance for her and she smiles. But even when we don’t dance, she still smiles. (Lemaiyan)


Photos by Zione Bokosi

Calvine and Thandy are so happy! Thandy is playing some music for Calvine and he likes it so much.
Blessings and Shabani are comfortably sitting outside on a swing for some fresh air.


Photos by Joel Witwer

The hospital can be a scary place at first, but we’re always working to make our patients feel welcome!
We, unfortunately, don’t give out medals for bravery during surgery, but you may get a cool hat!

CURE Philippines

Photos by Marlene Bray & Hope Kim Doit

We met Khrys at our Cleft Camp, and within about three nanoseconds, he decided he was friends with us all! (Bray)
JB and his immense confidence in his smile draws people to become friends with him! (Doit)
Clarence poses with his mother Jinky and friend Raven as they wait to see the results of his X-ray. (Doit)
Teamwork! Dr. Rob from Free to Smile works side by side with nurse Anthony to repair several cleft lips & palates. (Bray)

CURE Uganda

Photos by Christopher Mullen

Jalia sits on her bed in the ICU as her mother Hadijah stands next to her.
Dr. Ester plays with Calvin during his checkup at a follow up clinic.

CURE zambia

Photos by Abby Tumelo

Little Miss Gains plays on a swing at the hospital as she waits for her siblings to get ENT checkups.
Pastor Lubasi talks to moms as they wait for their children's appointments.

CURE clubfoot

Photos by Situmbeko Wambulawae

Aaron, a clubfoot counselor, demonstrates important things to look out for when putting a baby in braces. (Zambia)
Most of our clubfoot coordinators travel far and wide for visits. Here: Pascal hops on a bicycle taxi in Rwanda.
Footnote: Photos taken by CURE Storytellers in the Field