Ethiopia: Meet Kalid

Ethiopia: Meet Kalid

Five years ago, Kalid was born with a cleft lip and palate in West Haraghe, a region of Ethiopia over ten hours away from the capital of Addis Ababa. His family did not know who to turn to for support and his ability to speak clearly and participate in school was...
Myanmar: Meet Ngean & Kham

Myanmar: Meet Ngean & Kham

There are many challenges to providing comprehensive care in northern Thailand, Laos and Myanmar from border crossings and the long distances families have to travel, to language barriers and a lack of awareness about treatment options.  Over the last 20 years TF has...
Uganda: Meet Prossy

Uganda: Meet Prossy

Kyomuhendo, was prepared to give birth to twins, but she was shocked when one of her daughters, Prossy (pictured right), was born with a cleft lip and palate. Her midwife was quick to identify the common birth anomaly, affecting an estimated 1,100 births in Uganda...