Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

Team Empower

On October 13, 2018, Smile Train Team EMPOWER athletes Chris Dell, Jeremy Hough, Jeff Krebs, and Pankaj Patel will compete...

Rwanda

Claude Ntabanganyimana was born with a cleft lip in Nyagatare, Rwanda to parents who had never seen a cleft before. Claude’s...

CCAC

Patient advocate for those born with cleft lip and palate, and author of cleft-positive children’s books ‘Smile...

Community

Smile Train partnered again this year with the American Society of Plastic Surgery and The Plastic Surgery Foundation to...

Young Leadership Circle

Every year, on the first Friday of October, Smile Train supporters all around the world join together to celebrate World...

Team Empower

In 2017, Kathryn Rodriguez signed up to run the Chicago Marathon for Smile Train Team EMPOWER because both her brother and...

Journey of Smiles

Miami Dolphins running back and Smile Train Ambassador Kenyan Drake, has spent his offseason raising funds and attending...

Egypt

In May 2017, Initissar was rushed to her local hospital in a small village about 100 km south of Cairo. She and her husband...

India

Dinesh was born with a severe cleft lip and palate to parents Mani and Sumathi, who lived on the outskirts of Chennai, India...