Fall Covid Update

TF continues to adapt to ‘new normals’ under COVID as some restrictions lift, while others may be poised to be reinstated. We are pleased to provide you with a brief snapshot of our ongoing work. 

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Transform Lives in Myanmar

Bright Start donors support children with cleft lip and palate in Myanmar so that they have access to a complete circle of cleft care from the day they’re born until they have transitioned into school. Read the latest impact update to our supporters.  

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Transform a Life Today!

1 in 700 children is born with cleft lip and palate. They deserve to be supported every step of the way.

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Completing the Circle of Care

We partner with local organizations in developing countries & invest in comprehensive teams to create long-term solutions. Learn More 

Every Smile Has a Story

Our comprehensive approach transforms lives. Read our stories from around the world, or share your own cleft story with us! Our Stories    Share your Story 

Join the Circle of Cleft Professionals

A worldwide network of professionals and charity leaders promoting Comprehensive Cleft Care in resource-constrained contexts.
 
 

Children born with cleft lip and palate deserve to be supported every step of the way. Comprehensive cleft care makes that possible.

Access to safe, timely surgery is vital for children like Nattanon, but it marks just the start of his long journey to recovery.

Comprehensive care includes access to safe, timely surgery

Ongoing speech therapy helps Nattanon speak more clearly.

Ongoing speech therapy to develop clear speech and self-confidence

Social counseling for Nattanon and his family helps him tackle challenges and develop improved self-esteem.

Social support to help patients and their families along the way

Thanks to long-term, comprehensive care, Nattanon is excelling at school and has a bright future ahead of him.

The goal is children who are happy, healthy, and confident!

Cleft lip and palate is a serious condition, but its challenges can be overcome!

Please help give even more children the chance to smile, speak and build happy, healthy lives.

The Transforming Faces Difference

Canadian Charity

We are a Canadian charity committed to cost-effectiveness and sustainable partnerships.

Comprehensive

We empower local partner organizations in low and middle-income countries.

Partner

We provide comprehensive cleft care to patients.

100% Donations

We direct 100% of donations to our international programs.


Stories from Around the World

2020 Fall Update: Bright Start

2020 Fall Update: Bright Start

Though the border between Thailand and Myanmar has remained closed since March 25, 2020 due to COVID travel restrictions, TF’s local partner, the Northern Women’s Development Foundation (NWDF), continues to support virtual speech and counselling support while...

TF’s Fall COVID Update

Dear TF Supporters, As with you, the Transforming Faces team in Canada continues to adapt to ‘new normals’ under COVID as some restrictions lift, while others may be poised to be reinstated. I’m pleased to provide you with a brief snapshot of our ongoing work. A...

A Covid Update from TF’s Executive Director

Dear TF Supporters, 2020 was shaping up to be a breakthrough year for Transforming Faces in The Before Times. Local partners were expanding the depth and breadth of their care for children and families affected by cleft, and innovative collaborations with other...