Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Panama

In 2017, Estefani and Gabriel were a young couple living with Estefani’s mother, Erika, in a rural area of Panama surrounded...

Students

With a unified goal of learning more about cleft lip and palate and preparing for Smile Train fundraising and advocacy...

Nepal

Ritu, from Kirtipur, Nepal, was ecstatic when she sensed she was pregnant after eight years of trying with her husband Raj....

Afghanistan

Hekmatullah lived with an untreated cleft lip for twelve years in an isolated area of Helmand Province,...

Brazil

Talita Ferreira from São Paulo, Brazil felt helpless and overwhelmed when she learned that her son Caick had been...

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...