Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Colombia

Rosa and her husband were living and working on a finca (ranch) in rural Colombia, taking care of a local landowner’s cows,...

Mexico

Zalma and Alberto, from Tezontepec, Mexico, needed to grow up quickly when their first child Ximena was born (when the young...

When Mariam Hassan was pregnant with her eighth child, she went to visit a friend who’d recently given birth. Rather than...

Monjura and Mohamed of Patiya, Bangladesh were the proud parents of four healthy daughters, but when they learned that...

When Rona held her newborn son David for the first time at a small clinic in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe, she noticed that he had...

Lourdes was born in Yaruqui, Ecuador with a cleft lip and a rare condition in which skin was formed over her nostrils....

In 2017, Estefani and Gabriel were a young couple living with Estefani’s mother, Erika, in a rural area of Panama surrounded...

Ritu, from Kirtipur, Nepal, was ecstatic when she sensed she was pregnant after eight years of trying with her husband Raj....

Hekmatullah lived with an untreated cleft lip for twelve years in an isolated area of Helmand Province,...