An Amazonian experience
Meet our Director for Education and Training for Latin America and the Caribbean
Even knowing help is available isn’t always enough to remove the stigma of having a cleft.
"For me, it’s always the question of 'What if Smile Train hadn’t been there?'"
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.
After a rough beginning, Jenious' life is now filled with puppies, music, and kung-fu.
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