March 6, 2018 is a date that will be etched in our memories forever, as Smile Train celebrated the completion of 500,000 free cleft surgeries across India. The celebrations were attended by everyone who has been a part of this journey. We were so delighted to see our partner doctors taking out time and joining us, and of course the children whose presence brought joy and cheer to all present! Sharing the highlights from the event with all of you!
Smile Train’s Global Goodwill Ambassador Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was the Guest of Honour and dazzled all present with her beauty, warmth and grace.
Sanjiv Bajaj (Managing Director of Bajaj Finserv Limited) made the event extra special by reaffirming the support from Bajaj Finserv and subsidiary companies for children born with clefts.
Seen here: Sanjiv Bajaj, Susannah Schaefer (CEO, Smile Train) and Mamta Carrol (Vice President and Regional Director- South Asia, Smile Train) sharing a moment with the children to celebrate this joyous occasion.
We were thrilled to see our Global Goodwill Ambassador taking out time to not just spread the message of cleft care, but also interact with our partner doctors.
It was a privilege to honor Dr. Hirjee Adenwalla, a source of inspiration and excellence to all those who are associated with Smile Train.
Partner surgeons from across the country joined us in our celebrations.
Smile Train India Advisory Council and Medical Advisory Board with our CEO and Global Goodwill Ambassador.
No celebrations are complete without a team photo! And this with our star patient, Pinki and Advisory Council member, Deepa Malik, captures the joyous occasion beautifully!
The journey to 500K smiles has been transformational, and one that wouldn’t have been possible without the support and kindness of all our partners. Our work is far from done, and while we celebrate this smilestone, we look forward to many more smilestones in our journey of smiles!
Spread the love, spread the smiles! #HealTheCleft