TF has a long history of supporting the vision of Comprehensive Cleft Care in Bulgaria, in partnership with Association ALA and the European Cleft Organisation.
In 2020, TF is pleased to formally support the team of parents and cleft professionals at Association ALA to build a future where Bulgarian children born with cleft experience full inclusion.
- Population: 7 million
- Partner: Association ALA
- Based in: Plovdiv
- Providing comprehensive cleft care services together with a network of parent advocates
- Stigma: With little public information about cleft, the diagnosis is often framed as a curse or financial burden inflicted upon the family, often leading to abandonment of the child to state services
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