A ministry breaks ground on its newest hospital in the Philippines

By January 31, 2011

Philippines (MNN) — CURE
is opening the door for outreach in the Philippines. 

A groundbreaking this month gives
way to a future hospital on Mindanao, the second largest island in the

According CURE International
Philippines, they got things off the ground for June construction with $2.5
million dollars. The new four-story
children's hospital will be built on a 700 square meter property in Lanang in
Davao City.

When finished, CURE's 12th
hospital will be a pediatric orthopedic hospital that will provide advanced
surgical care and loving spiritual care to the children of the Philippines.

Aside from the 70 jobs it will
generate, their team will also be able
to offer free medical assistance to both minor and major surgical services to
indigent children from Mindanao with orthopedic problems.

CURE International's mission is to transform
the lives of disabled children and their families in the developing world
through medical and spiritual healing, serving all by establishing specialty
teaching hospitals, building partnerships and advocating for these children.

As part of their service to the
community, CURE also incorporates a faith component in a culturally relevant
and sensitive way. Their team works in the name of Christ and often
has opportunities to share their faith with their patients.

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