Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Peru

While growing up in Peru, Jamie Meza knew he wanted to become a doctor, and by high school even knew what kind of doctor he...

"Our great struggle in medicine these days is not just with ignorance and uncertainty. It's also with complexity: how much...

Colombia

Flor was living in her mother’s house with her husband, Diego, and their two children when she learned she was pregnant with...

Students

Growing up with scoliosis taught Abby more about her body and mind by age 10 than many people will learn in their entire...

Students

Grace is a Smile Train Student Ambassador from Skokie, Illinois. She shares her inspirational journey with us below.

Indonesia
Cambodia

Each time she passed a child with an untreated cleft, Soan would feel pity for the whole family. Clefts were mysterious to...