Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

India

Kamlesh was born with a cleft lip in Majhauli, India. Because his cleft was small and his mother was unable to afford...

Journey of Smiles

Miss Universe 2018, Catriona Gray, joined Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst, and Miss Teen USA 2019, Kaliegh Garris, to celebrate...

Jenny Hallam-Peel had heard stories about the Queen Charlotte’s Ball for as long as she could remember. Her mother and...

Advocacy

Around the world, an estimated 1.7 billion children don’t have access to safe, affordable surgical care. This staggering...

Journey of Smiles

The following is a firsthand account of Smile Train graphic designer Wendrich Montero’s recent visit to Smile Train partners...

Guatemala

Blanca and Selvin met in their youth as involved members of a church in Montúfar, Guatemala. Long conversations between them...

Zimbabwe

Faith had felt isolated from her community and worried for her daughter’s future, ever since Anashe was...

Journey of Smiles

The following is a firsthand account of Smile Train’s Community Fundraising Manager Ikiah McGowan’s recent visit to Smile...

Community

Ms Melody Zhao lives and works in London as the founder of the luxury brand consulting firm the Fashion Bund. This year,...