Smile Train


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A program that provides education and training grants and teaching modules for doctors, hospitals and medical schools to deliver advanced, in-country cleft lip and palate surgery for children in developing nations
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He's been a spokesperson for charities such as World Vision and Smile Train, and has entertained troops on numerous USO tours.
In his final year of university, George decided to run the London Marathon in aid of Smile Train, a charity which provides corrective surgery for children with cleft lips and palates.
Some of the NGO partners are Smile Train India, Umang Foundation, Ummeed Child Development center, Sangath, Cuddles Foundation, Hrudaya Foundation working towards the welfare of child's health and nutrition.
Susannah Schaefer, CEO of the international cleft charity Smile Train (smiletrain.org) says globally, there are over 200,000 new babies estimated to be born with clefts every year.
According to the data provided by Smile Train, 50,000 surgeries were performed to repair CL/CLP/CP from 2008 to 2015 in 25 centres in Pakistan and more than 8000 clefts were repaired in 2014 alone.11
Yugen, a Dubai-based boutique media and communications company, has entered into a partnership with Smile Train, the world's leading cleft organization, to help raise awareness for children with clefts in the Mena region.
At the 20th anniversary gala of Smile Train.' The Filipino-German beauty queen also thanked Miss Universe Organization President Paula Shugart for letting her and Jordan receive an award from non-profit organization Smile Train on her behalf.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Smile Train international children's charity, www.smiletrain.org, are appreciated.
Mulelu thanked their partners, including Safaricom Foundation and Smile Train, for their continued support to the facility, which has been in existence for 20 years.
Catriona has also made it a priority in the list of her activities to visit the charitable organizations she heartily supports such as Love Yourself (an HIV/AIDS education awareness group) and Smile Train (for underprivileged children).
During her homecoming which is supported and spearheaded by BPCI, Gray will visit organizations close to her heart such as LoveYourself, which is advocating for HIV/Aids education and testing, and Smile Train, an international charity that supports 100 percent free cleft-repair surgery and care for children in underprivileged communities.
As a matter of note, Martin Moodie of the well-known Moodie Davitt Report was one of the first to make a donation to the Dubai Duty Free Foundation in October 2004, and over the years, his relentless drive to raise funds for the Smile Train has changed the lives of thousands and their families.