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Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft charity. Our sustainable model provides training, funding, and resources to empower local medical professionals to provide 100%-free cleft repair surgery and comprehensive cleft care in their own communities.

Smile Train is dedicated to generating awareness of the issues faced by children living with untreated clefts around the world. To read more about how Smile Train is changing the world one smile at a time, feel free to browse through some of our press coverage below.

Smile Train News


Smile Train News

In July of 2018, GSK Consumer Healthcare and Smile Train announced a five-year partnership with the...

The following was written by Dr. Catherine Crowley, Professor of Practice​ and Director of the...

The annual Rotarian International Convention brings 25,000+ globally conscious and charitable...

This spring, NPR’s Goats and Soda released an article questioning if the time had come to rethink...

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Smile Train In The News


Smile Train In The News

Programs
Women You Should Know
Nkeiruka Obi, Banker Turned Champion Of Children With Clefts...

Nkeiruka Obi shares her story about leaving the...

Programs
Global Citizen
Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child...

Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a...

Corporate Communications
UC Santa Cruz
Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz researchers on speec...

Smile Train partners with UC Santa Cruz on speech...

Programs
The Diplomat
The World of Rohingya Refugees

A view of Rohingya life — and crucial medical...

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Latest Press Releases


Latest Press Releases

08/14/2019

Smile Train India announced a new partnership with Ashraya Hastha Trust, a charitable organization funded by Infosys Co-Founder K. Dinesh and his family.

07/31/2019

Smile Train India announced that they have been awarded a grant from IFFCO-Tokio, a leading private sector general insurance company. 

07/09/2019

Four leading non-profit organizations that serve these patients and their families -- the American Cleft-Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA), Children’s Craniofacial Association, myFace and Smile Train -- are joining forces to educate the public during national Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness Month in July.