The Sounds of Small Victories: Q&A with Phonoaudiologist Olga Sarmiento
With speech therapy, Olga Sarmiento delivers a level of comprehensive care that helps Colombian children living with cleft conditions thrive.
A Chance Encounter Brings Tiyamjane a New Smile
For 18 years, Tiyamjane believed she would live with her unrepaired cleft lip forever. Then one day, she confronted the unexpected.
As patient coordinator for Operation Smile Ghana, Clement Ofosuhemeng’s drive to connect potential patients to life-saving care has produced unprecedented success.
After nine years of living with a cleft lip, Bipul wasn't going to let anything keep him from reaching Operation Smile's medical mission in Durgapur.
A Second Chance at a New Smile
Benjebi nearly lost all hope after being told her son Mohamed was too young for surgery. But she and her husband refused to give up.
Her Unwavering Strength
After enduring a lifetime of heartbreak and pain, Andrea receives news that changes the course of her and her family's lives forever.
Operation Smile India Steps up to Help Hospitals Fight COVID-19: Q&A with Abhishek Sengupta
Operation Smile India Executive Director Abhishek Sengupta shares how his teams are combating the massive shortage of oxygen in the country.
After 48 Years, A New Future
Domingos carried the weight of living with an untreated cleft lip until he arrived at an Operation Smile medical mission.
Persevering Through Uncertainty, Tragedy and the Unexpected
While attempting to navigate through the challenges of the pandemic, Valeria once again faced the unexpected. Her daughter, Lilia, was born with a cleft lip.
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