Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Community

Matilda Lansdown was born in Edinburgh with a cleft lip and palate. She had her first cleft lip surgery at just eight weeks...

Corporate Partnerships

In Denmark, in 2009, Gitte Warming and her husband Svend Stenberg Mølholt were surprised when, during an ultrasound, they...

Ciok Cibro grew up in the small oceanside town of Singkil, Indonesia. Ciok and her family lived with her grandmother, who...

Advocacy

Smile Train’s Medical Advisory Boards comprise the best and the brightest cleft experts in plastic surgery, maxillofacial...

When it came time to choose a medical school, Andrea Astudillo of Cuenca, Ecuador joined her older brother, Cristian...

During Effie Saling’s pregnancy, she daydreamed of all the ways her child would change her life, and in her mind, she was...

Corporate Partnerships

GSK employees in Taiwan were recently planning a wellness programme, called Orange Walker, wherein teams around the office...

After working in banking and social-sector management for more than 16 years, Nkeiruka (NK) Obi decided to use her...

Ernest and Rosine Kengne of Yaoundé, Cameroon were excited when they learned that their baby would be born just days after...