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Operation Smile Vision

Since 1982, Operation Smile has believed that love is making someone else's problem your problem. Here's why. 



Every year, thousands of Operation Smile medical volunteers travel around the world to help children who desperately need it – children who are suffering from cleft lip and cleft palate, who are waiting for a new start at life. With hope in their hearts for a chance at surgery, many parents travel long distances to bring their child to Operation Smile, and entrust their child to medical professionals who might not even speak their same language.



Operation Smile has brought new smiles to the faces of children in Rwanda born with cleft lip and cleft palate. Seven-year-old Habimana is one of them.