Brighter Smiles in Peru: Meet Dr. Rosalinda

Brighter Smiles in Peru: Meet Dr. Rosalinda

Dr. Rosalinda Aliaga’s passion for her work shines through. She is a Pediatric Dentist based in Lima, Peru focused upon caring for children born with cleft lip and palate. Every Tuesday, Rosalinda and a multidisciplinary team of surgeons, speech professionals,...
Hope for Baby Joshua

Hope for Baby Joshua

Joshua’s story captures the best of the holiday season: joy, hope and promise.  However, his story would have been very different, if it weren’t for TF supporters like you. Meeting Joshua Juan and Maria describe the moments after their son, Joshua, was...
Meet a Very Special Family from Peru

Meet a Very Special Family from Peru

Baby Gabriel met our Peruvian partners when he was just 7 days old.That’s earlier than some babies meet their aunts and uncles, nieces or nephews or grandparents! TF’s Peruvian partner has been a staple part of Gabriel and his family’s life since...
Meet a Remarkable Family from Peru

Meet a Remarkable Family from Peru

  Alessio was born in a remote, jungle region of Peru – more than 20 hours from the capital city of Lima. Upon learning that her son was born with a cleft, Alessio’s mom tells us that “it was difficult to accept at first.” There were no...
Sharing NAM Knowledge in Peru

Sharing NAM Knowledge in Peru

Some of you might remember that back in 2015, Transforming Faces organized a Nasoalveolar Moulding (NAM) Workshop for some of our partners. Workshop participants agreed to train fellow orthodontists in their home communities on the technique, which is used to reduce...
Thoughts from Peru: Dr. Sandra Fastlicht

Thoughts from Peru: Dr. Sandra Fastlicht

Sandra first got involved with Transforming Faces while doing an Orthodontic Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. She has since become an integral member of the TF family and had the opportunity to visit our Peru project on...