Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Planned Giving

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

Ecuador

As a young man growing up in Ecuador, Fernando Sandoval had only one dream: to become a pilot. However, when he took his...

Students

The Center for Educational Innovation’s Project BOOST provides cultural and academic enrichment programs for low-income...

Bangladesh

Monjura and Mohamed of Patiya, Bangladesh were the proud parents of four healthy daughters, but when they learned that...

Zimbabwe

When Rona held her newborn son David for the first time at a small clinic in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe, she noticed that he had...

Ecuador

Lourdes was born in Yaruqui, Ecuador with a cleft lip and a rare condition in which skin was formed over her nostrils....

Corporate Partnerships

As part of GSK’s amazing five-year global partnership with Smile Train, employees have been getting involved left, right,...

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...