Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

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...

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...