Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Philippines

In August of 1995, Leah Balanquit was told that her newborn daughter, Rea, might not survive her first night...

Students

Northeastern University graduate Pehalvi Chadha describes in her own words how visiting Smile Train partner...

Power of a Smile

In 2010, Maria Alvarez received a Smile Train sponsored cleft surgery in Bogotá, Colombia. Today, this former...

Kenya

Ndinda Kyalo was born in 2007 with a cleft lip in the village of Tala, Kenya. Many of the people living in this remote...

Young Leadership Circle

Jessica Gutierrez, Smile Train, Manager, Direct Marketing writes in her own words about traveling to Peru with Smile Train...

Nepal

In 2007, Radha Limbu gave birth to her first child, Trilochan, who was unexpectedly born with a cleft lip and...

Girls Write Now

Sharing her own very powerful smile, Mentee Grace Han (left), alongside her mentor, Christina, shares her...

Community

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Long Island, New York – Skyline Restoration Inc. recently held its 8th Annual Golf Classic where...

Young Leadership Circle

Smile Train Young Leadership Circle (YLC) Board Member, Trysha Daskam, shares how donating her birthday to Smile...