Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

“Every child and every family leave a mark on me. It is difficult to say which one is most rewarding. When I see mothers...

Since March of 2019, Smile Train has partnered with the American Heart Association to offer Basic Life Support (BLS) and...

Zimbabwe

On the third day of her daughter’s speech therapy, a miracle unfolded in front of Vimbainashe Musarurwa’s eyes. Her daughter...

Advocacy

For at least half of the world’s population, access to essential healthcare services remains beyond reach. Each...

Advocacy

Around the world, an estimated 1.7 billion children don’t have access to safe, affordable surgical care. This staggering...

Advocacy

This op-ed, co-authored by Smile Train Executive Vice Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer Susannah Schaefer and...

Ghana

On May 24, Smile Train celebrated the launch of our African Medical Advisory Council (AMAC) in Accra, Ghana. AMAC...

Erin joined Smile Train in 2013 and serves as Senior Vice President of Programs. She has more than 10 years of experience...

In August 2017, an estimated 600,000 Rohingya refugees fled from Myanmar’s Rakhine State across the border into Bangladesh...