Our Impact, Together

In this impact report, take a journey through the Circle of Care – where the child is at the centre of all that we do.

Along the way, meet children like Johari and Linda and learn about the joys, and challenges, of pursuing a vision for Comprehensive Cleft Care for all.

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Transform Lives in Myanmar & Uganda

Bright Start donors support children with cleft lip and palate in Myanmar and Uganda so that they have access to a complete circle of cleft care from the day they’re born. Become a monthly Bright Start donor.

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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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Our Commitment

Transforming Faces’ 20 year commitment to transparency and accountability remains firmly anchored, despite the pandemic. While our pattern of yearly site-visits to key program partners overseas has been postponed due to the pandemic, our tradition of close collaboration, learning, and accountability continues.

Our Commitment to You

S4CCC 2023

3 diverse interdisciplinary groups convened over 8-weeks to form recommendations on 3 pertinent themes of Comprehensive Cleft Care (CCC). This culminated in an online conference hosted by the CoCP on March 23 and attended by 130+ cleft professionals from mostly Low-and-middle-income contexts.
TF is a sponsor NGO of the CoCP.

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
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The Transforming Faces Difference

Canadian Charity

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


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


We provide comprehensive cleft care to patients.

100% Donations

We direct 100% of donations to our international programs.

Stories from Around the World

Cleft Over Borders in Myanmar: Yoon’s Story

Cleft Over Borders in Myanmar: Yoon’s Story

Cleft Over Borders in Myanmar: Yoon’s Story In our impact report, we shared that, thanks to our monthly Bright Start donors, we were able to exceptionally arrange surgery for 11 children in the capital city, Yangon. Among those children, a photo of Yoon* and her...

Speech Therapy Helps Rachel Flourish

Speech Therapy Helps Rachel Flourish

The Speech Therapy that Helps Rachel Flourish Eight-year-old Rachel and her family live atop a lush mountain in rural Costa Rica, about 30 minutes from the nearest town – Cartago. She enjoys taking care of her pet hamster, and playing on her swing outside in the fresh...

Vineesh and Cleft: A Supportive Family and Community

Vineesh and Cleft: A Supportive Family and Community

Vineesh and Cleft: A Supportive Family and Community Vineesh was born in 2012 to a humble family living in the village of Neriya, India near the coastal region of Karnataka. He has two siblings whom he enjoys playing with. Vineesh enthusiastically attends school each...