A Priceless Smile in Costa Rica

A Priceless Smile in Costa Rica

Patient Story: A Priceless Smile in Costa Rica 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...
Where We Work: Chile

Where We Work: Chile

Where We Work: Chile TF’s local partner, Fundación Gantz, was impacted by government lockdown measures, which suspended in-person services and caused a backlog of appointments once restrictions were lifted. With the support provided by TF to upgrade its facilities and...
Where We Work: Chile

Where We Work: Costa Rica

Where We Work: Costa Rica In early March 2020, the government declared a state of emergency, halting all non-essential public services. Asociación LPH thus closed its in-person facilities and began to provide remote speech and psychosocial counselling to 130 families...
A Priceless Smile in Costa Rica

Preparing for a Newborn with a Cleft in Argentina

Patient Story: Preparing for a Newborn with a Cleft in Argentina When Jessica found out that she was carrying a child with a cleft, it was amidst the unimaginable circumstances of a global pandemic. With strict government curfews and limited access to specialized...
Where We Work: Chile

Where We Work: Argentina

Where We Work: Argentina In response to the government-imposed lockdown in early March 2020, TF’s local partner, Fundación Gavina, quickly implemented COVID protocols to promote the safety of families and staff. Over 70% of patients have been able to continue their...