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...
6-Year-Old Divya is all Smiles this Holiday Season!

6-Year-Old Divya is all Smiles this Holiday Season!

The holidays are right around the corner, and for many this is a time of joy and reflection. This is especially true for 6 year old Divya and her family in India. Divya was born in a small, rural village in the Cuddalore district. She has two older sisters, and her...
The TF 2017 Partner Summit

The TF 2017 Partner Summit

Following a productive few days at the International Cleft Congress in India, our partners participated in a special two-day TF Partner Summit. We wanted to make the most of this unique opportunity to have representatives from each of our projects together in one...
Sandhiya’s Cleft Story

Sandhiya’s Cleft Story

15-year-old Sandhiya wants to become a doctor and help children affected with cleft lip and palate, children like her. Sandhiya was born with a cleft lip and palate in Arni, a small town about four hours away from our cleft care program in India. At 10 months of age,...