For the last 20+ years, Smile Train has supported safe and quality cleft care for 1.5+ million children in more than 90 countries.
What is Smile Train India?
Smile Train is an international organisation (NGO), which supports cleft treatment for patients from economically weaker sections of society who cannot afford to pay for the surgery/treatment.
Smile Train India works with more than 150 partner hospitals in 30 states and union territories. Since 2000, we have supported more than 700,000 cleft surgeries.
Smile Train is New York headquartered NGO which was founded in 1999. Since then, Smile Train has grown into the world's leading cleft charity, helping more than 1.5 million desperately poor children with clefts in 90+ countries, training thousands of medical professionals, and establishing hundreds of programs across the world.
What Does Smile Train Do?
Smile Train is the world’s largest cleft-focused organization, with a sustainable and local model of supporting surgery and other forms of essential cleft care. Over the last 20+ years, we have supported safe and quality cleft care for 1.5+ million children and will continue to do so until every child in need with a cleft has access to the care they deserve.
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What Makes Smile Train Different
Your gifts sustain world-class training programs that empower medical professionals in 75+ countries to provide life-changing, high-quality medical care to children with clefts. This is a key difference from mission-trip-based models: Smile Train supports local medical professionals and local hospitals -- it’s how we build up healthcare infrastructure around the world while sponsoring care 365 days a year.
Beyond surgery, our local partners also provide speech therapy, psychological support, nutritional services, orthodontics, and other essential forms of care to ensure that children with clefts have everything they need to not just live, but thrive.