Even when the whole world seemed against her, Damaris persisted. And won.
Maria has been waiting for cleft surgery since 1953. When the opportunity came, her son wanted her to pass.
Though Mohammad's future is uncertain, Smile Train has given him hope.
Ayubu's classmates harassed him relentlessly for years because of a local myth about clefts. When he was 10 years old, his mother heard there was hope at a hospital less than an hour away.
Kamse was excited for his first day of school, but, when the day finally came, he was taunted all day long. Kamse ran home and begged his grandfather never to make him go back.
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