Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Community

Amanda Konrath, Headteacher at St Faith’s Church of England Infant and Nursery School in Lincoln, was searching for just the...

Argentina

Angelica was 15 years old, single, and had just given birth to a baby with a cleft. She felt alone, afraid, and heartbroken...

Congo DR

Nkunda was born with a cleft in a remote village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. His mother, Muswamba, was unable...

Cambodia

Things were difficult for Ngok when her daughter, Leap, was born. “I had never seen anybody with a cleft before and didn’t...

Philippines

Kimmy Coseteng-Flaviano is Smile Train’s Area Director for South East Asia. Based in Manila, she oversees Smile Train’s...

Zambia

Samson has had to fight to survive from his very first moments. Born a month premature at home in Lusaka, Zambia, he had to...

If you walk to the back of any given hospital in a high-income country — past the waiting rooms, past the operating rooms,...

Brazil

Camila Beni is the Program Manager at Smile Train Brazil. She recently sat down with us to talk about her role at Smile...

Philippines

It was not the birthday surprise Jeann had expected. She scheduled her seventh-month ultrasound for her birthday,...