Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Smile Train programmes, partners, and patients have been deeply affected by COVID-19. Where it is safe to do so, Smile Train...

Chile

In Chile, cleft surgeries and comprehensive cleft care have been postponed to ensure patient safety amidst COVID-19. The...

Colombia

In the mid-1990s, Dr Maria del Pilar Echeverri was working as a speech therapist to children with clefts in Bogotá when her...

Chile

International Women’s Day honours the achievements of women around the world — a perfect occasion to celebrate the...

Peru

For Evelyn Caserres-Nano, speech therapy is more than a job — it is a calling and a passion stemming from her interest in...

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

When it came time to choose a medical school, Andrea Astudillo of Cuenca, Ecuador joined her older brother, Cristian...

In 2001, Plastic Surgeon Dr Jyotsna Murthy signed an agreement for Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research...

Professor Olugbemiga Ogunlewe was the first woman to become an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Nigeria and the first woman...