Even knowing help is available isn’t always enough to remove the stigma of having a cleft.
Distance and pandemic are no match for this social worker.
Reaching every corner of Indonesia with our partners.
When Aira started school, she struggled to speak up, was bullied, and had few friends. Now. after her cleft surgery, she's the star of the class!
Nkunda had to hide in the bushes on his journey to school every day. Something needed to be done.
“Don’t worry, keep the faith, and tell others about Smile Train.”
Everyone told Gyana to abandon her daughter when she was born with a cleft; her husband threatened to kill himself if she didn't. Afraid for both their lives, she took the child and fled.
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