Ten’s Transformation Story

Ten’s Transformation Story

In celebration of day 10 of our TransformTen campaign, we’d like to introduce you to 7-month-old, Ten. Ten was born with cleft lip and palate in the Phar Au Dom District of Laos. He is the seventh child in his family and lives in a remote community roughly seven hours...
Lives Transformed: Meet Gelgelo from Ethiopia

Lives Transformed: Meet Gelgelo from Ethiopia

One-year-old Gelgelo Boru was born with cleft lip in rural Ethiopia. His family is from the same community as another one of our patients, Chala. Chala and Gelgelo’s mothers were very happy to encounter a travelling plastic surgeon while he was on a mission in the...
Transform 10 Lives this GivingTuesday

Transform 10 Lives this GivingTuesday

  GivingTuesday is just under a month away! This year, get into the spirit of giving by helping us transform the lives of 10 children with cleft lip and palate. Our new campaign, #TransformTen, aims to raise $2,200 in 10 days to support life-changing surgery and...
Lives Transformed through Cleft Care: Meet Geetha

Lives Transformed through Cleft Care: Meet Geetha

Geetha was born with a cleft palate and struggled with many health issues as an infant.  She had epilepsy, frequently came down with a fever and had trouble digesting food. Her parents, Srinivasan and Sathya, were very concerned and spent a lot of time in the hospital...
Lives Transformed: Meet Xiomara

Lives Transformed: Meet Xiomara

Xiomara Suárez’s bright, happy smile could light up any room. But, it hasn’t been an easy road for her or her family. Xiomara was born in Argentina earlier this year. When her mother was four months pregnant and living in Buenos Aires, she learned her child would be...