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.

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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!

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Transform Lives in Myanmar

Become a Bright Start Monthly Donor and ensure that children in Myanmar have access to comprehensive cleft care from the day they are born until they transition into school!

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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, allowing him to participate at school and socialize with peers.

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 that 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 developing 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

Hope for Baby Joshua

Thanks to you, Joshua’s story captures the best of the holiday season: joy, hope and promise.

Meet Bee

Bee was born with a cleft lip and palate in a small village in Laos. Today, he is thriving – thanks to supporters like YOU!