Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

 

Lourdes was born in Yaruqui, Ecuador with a cleft lip and a rare condition in which skin was formed over...

In 2017, Estefani and Gabriel were a young couple living with Estefani’s mother, Erika, in a rural area...

When it came time to choose a medical school, Andrea Astudillo of Cuenca, Ecuador joined her older...

In 2014, Soledad Gallardo of Santa Barbara, Chile was very surprised when her daughter Matilda was born...

In 2007, Cristina Solano of Quito, Ecuador decided to take time off from her work as a multimedia...

The entire Cuchipe family works as ranch hands high atop the Andes Mountains, in a remote area of...

In 2014, a police officer in the town of Puerto Barrios, Guatemala came across an abandoned and...

Nine-year-old Camila from Santiago, Chile has a beautiful smile that lights up the room. While her smile...

38-year-old Faustino walked for more than 10 hours over the Andes Mountains with his wife leading the...

Maria Carmen soon found that children did very well during the school year, but would digress in their...

Five-year-old Alexa wasn't always considered a queen, as she was born with a cleft lip. Fortunately,...