Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Corporate Partnerships

In December 2017, expecting parents Arun and Sudha anxiously awaited the arrival of their daughter Jaya. Upon her...

Chile

In 2014, Soledad Gallardo of Santa Barbara, Chile was very surprised when her daughter Matilda was born with a cleft lip....

Myanmar

Shan and his wife Am Swe live in a remote and isolated area of Myanmar controlled by a regional army, which is unofficially...

Kenya

Jemeleen spent much of her young life living with an untreated bilateral cleft lip in Kenya and had to endure years of...

Nigeria

Roseline was very surprised when she learned her son, Ebuka, had been born with a cleft lip — this was her sixth child and...

Ecuador

The entire Cuchipe family works as ranch hands high atop the Andes Mountains, in a remote area of Ecuador. The youngest...

Myanmar

Aye lives in an unrecognized area of Myanmar, known as the Wa State. The Wa speak their own language and there is a drastic...

Cameroon

18-year-old Marie from Cameroon was confused and upset when members of her family took her newborn infant, Loveline, home...

Guatemala

In 2014, a police officer in the town of Puerto Barrios, Guatemala came across an abandoned and extremely underweight child...