A Message from TF’s Executive Director

Dear TF Supporters, These are challenging times. Staying connected is more important than ever. For 20 years, our staff and Board, our international partners, the families affected by cleft lip and palate, and supporters like you have cast a vision: for every child...
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...