Love always finds a way.
He didn’t speak until he was 18. Now, people flock to hear him talk.
A mother’s first-person account.
Magaly is the mother of David, age five, a Smile Train patient in Quito, Ecuador. She shared with us her son’s journey to cleft care and what Smile Train has meant for her entire family.
At one month old, Mirian weighed just four pounds. Five months later, with the support of our local partners, she had transformed into a happy, chubby baby.
A boy from India is starving and his parents don't know what to do.
Mamta oversees Smile Train's programs from Egypt to the Philippines but sees the whole world in the smile of each individual child.
Saraswati's parents tried everything to feed their baby, but no matter what they tried, the milk still spilled out her cleft. She constantly screamed with hunger, and they didn't know how she'd make it. Then a friend told them about Smile Train.
Kamlesh learned to live with his cleft. His three children could not.
When Valery was born, her parents cried at the sight of her cleft. Now, thanks to continuing treatment sponsored by Smile Train, Valery fills their lives with song and music.
A decade after her Oscar® win, Pinki's story continues to shine the spotlight on the importance of cleft care in India.
Wendy was 17, single, and scared. She had just had a baby with a cleft, and any help seemed far, far away from her family's ranch in the remote Andes highlands. But Smile Train was there.
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