Providing Cleft Care to Families in India

Providing Cleft Care to Families in India

Cleft Lip and Palate in IndiaCleft is one of the most common birth anomalies in the world – affecting approximately 1 in 700 children. As the second most populous country in the world (with a whopping 1.35 billion citizens and growing), it is unsurprising that...
Tiago’s Transformation

Tiago’s Transformation

Tiago loves dinosaurs (what 8-year-old doesn’t?), soccer (he is the local team’s biggest fan!) and sweets (especially the homemade ones his mom is famous for). He shares a home in northern Argentina with three siblings, a cousin and his loving mother.When her...
How Bharathi’s Life Changed at Sixteen

How Bharathi’s Life Changed at Sixteen

Think back to when you were sixteen. Now imagine being sixteen with an unrepaired cleft lip and palate.For 16 years, Bharathi faced shame and stigma at every turn. No one in her small, rural community understood what it meant to be born with a cleft. She wanted to go...
Meet TF’s Summer Volunteer: Olivia

Meet TF’s Summer Volunteer: Olivia

My name is Olivia Wells and I am a second year university student at Guelph. I’m taking International Development and hope to someday work for a charity or NGO like Transforming Faces. For the past two weeks I have had the opportunity to volunteer with Transforming...