Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Mexico

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we caught up with our former patients to learn how their lives have changed since their...

Tanzania

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we caught up with our former patients to learn how their lives have changed since their...

Brazil

Since Adriel’s mother was unable to leave the family home, he spent much of youth going up and down the streets of Brejo dos...

Philippines

Aldrian is a six-year-old boy living with an untreated cleft lip and palate in Metro Manila, Philippines. Aldrian’s...

India

Ten years after her Smile Train sponsored cleft surgery, Pinki is smiling brighter than ever.

India

Like more than 170,000 children in the developing world every year, Vikas was born with a cleft.

India

Nisha's parents were shocked when she was born with a cleft lip. Surviving on a couple of dollars a day, the family feared...

Tanzania

One year ago, Smile Train was able to give its millionth smile to Osawa, a shy, alienated little boy from a remote village...

Mexico

Meet Alan, a young boy who was born in a small Mexican village with a cleft.