Patient stories

Therapeutic play alleviates fears for patients and their families Child life specialist Cathy Cheonga, shares her experiences of volunteering for [...]

Nourishing Her Country: Q&A with Nutritionist Monica Arredondo In Guatemala, where one in every two children suffers from chronic malnutrition, [...]

Timely Cleft Surgery, Brighter Futures Checking his phone every chance he could while at work, Felipe anxiously waited for his [...]

Picturing Her New Beginning Growing up, Akosua always felt different from the other children in her community. That feeling didn’t [...]

A Woman Who Inspires: Q&A with Surgeon Dr. Gladys Amaya Like so many of the men and women who donate [...]

Women Brighting Futures and Empower Lasting Change Courageously leaving the comfort and familiarity of their local communities, more than 100 [...]

A Reflection of Hope As they grow up, some children become curious about what their smiles would look like if [...]

Care for Brighter Futures: Iris' Story As soon as Iris gets off the bus and, together with her mother, moves [...]

Nutrition Programme: Q&A with Operation Smile's Nutrition Council It's heartbreaking to witness hopeful families arrive to our surgical missions only [...]