Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Viet Nam

There is an old saying in Vietnam: Of a person’s hundred virtues, devotion to their parents is the greatest. For Prof. Lam...

Pakistan

When Maham’s mother looked to the face of her first child for the first time, the overwhelming joy of the moment gave way to...

Philippines
Kenya

When Kiptoo’s third child, Alex, was born with a cleft, she hid him away. She had never seen a cleft before and was afraid...

Team Empower

In 2019, Smile Train’s athletic fundraising programme, Team EMPOWER, decided the organisation was ready to host their own...

Shivani Sejpal is a business manager in financial services living in London. She recently shared with us her cleft journey...

Argentina

Having a cleft can touch every aspect of a child's ability to speak. When a child must constantly struggle to be understood...