Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Young Leadership Circle

While growing up in Babylon, New York, Luke Zappia was always intrigued by the Smile Train mailers his mother always had...

India

Smile Train and the entire cleft community mourn the loss of Dr. Hirji S. Adenwalla, a truly heroic Smile Maker who treated...

Mexico

Twenty-six years ago, Montse was born with a cleft lip and palate. Cleft surgery was not available in her rural town in...

Cameroon

Joseline first saw a cleft when she looked down at her son Maxime for the very first time. In an instant, the joy she had...

Young Leadership Circle

Emily Jiang grew up in Seattle but moved 2,300 miles away to Philadelphia for college. When she landed a job at a management...

India

Based in India, Mamta Carrol is Smile Train’s Senior Vice President and Regional Director, Asia. We caught up with her in...

Argentina

Celeste Sartori is a nurse at Smile Train partner Sanatorio Argentino in Argentina. For the past twelve years, she has...