Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Mexico

Zalma and Alberto, from Tezontepec, Mexico, needed to grow up quickly when their first child Ximena was born (when the young...

The following was written by Dr. Catherine Crowley, Professor of Practice​ and Director of the Bilingual Extension Institute...

When Mariam Hassan was pregnant with her eighth child, she went to visit a friend who’d recently given birth. Rather than...

Community

The annual Rotarian International Convention brings 25,000+ globally conscious and charitable Rotarians from around the...

Advocacy

This spring, NPR’s Goats and Soda released an article questioning if the time had come to rethink the mission model — ...

Erin joined Smile Train in 2013 and serves as Senior Vice President of Programs. She has more than 10 years of experience...

In August 2017, an estimated 600,000 Rohingya refugees fled from Myanmar’s Rakhine State across the border into Bangladesh...

In May, community health workers, nurses, social workers, and nutritionists from Smile Train partner hospitals in Burundi,...

Planned Giving

Hester “Hetty” Roos Cartright was born in Bandung, Indonesia in 1930 and then moved to the United States when she...