Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya

Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya

Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya In the minutes after giving birth, Silviya was concerned - she had not yet held her baby, Andrei. Where was the child she had longed for? Was something wrong with him? When a nurse at last presented her with Andrei, Silviya was...
Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya

Patient Story: Meet Gissel & Maribel

Patient Story: Meet Gissel & Maribel When Maribel held Gissel in her arms for the first time she felt helpless. Unable to latch on for breastfeeding, Gissel would cry seemingly without reprieve. Taking care of a teenager with special needs, her elderly parents, as...
Where We Work: Peru

Where We Work: Peru

Where We Work: Peru Just one week after the government declared a curfew, the cleft team at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) was able to deploy virtual care, including psychological counselling and speech therapy. For families with internet connection,...
Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya

Patient Story: Meet Sofia & Carlos

Patient Story: Meet Sofia & Carlos "We want to thank Transforming Faces for the expansion of the waiting room. It was ready just in time to help parents and their children socially distance, so we all feel much more safe." - Valeska, Sofia's Mother "We are...
Patient Story: Meet Andrei & Silviya

Patient Story: Meet Samantha

Patient Story: Meet Samantha Samantha lives with her family in Tierra Blanca, a small city about 30 km from Costa Rica’s capital, San José. The journey to parenthood had been long, and when a fissure was found in an ultrasound, Samantha’s parents were faced with the...