Meet Our Smile Makers

Stories of Smile Train’s work around the world

 

Yatna and Mawar’s first experience with cleft came when they saw their daughter, Siti, for the first...

Haris and Nunung were shocked when their daughter Rinda was born with a cleft lip.

One day, a young tailor named Umar opened a shop down the street from a woman named Sri, and nothing...

In the late 1950s, cleft surgery was out of reach for most Indonesians, including Jayem’s parents, who...

When they decided to start a family, Ahmad and Darmawi moved from a remote area of Indonesia to the city...

Smile Train Indonesia’s goal is to provide safe, free cleft surgery for every child in need across the...

Smile Train Indonesia faces unique challenges — finding children living with untreated clefts in a...

Ciok Cibro grew up in the small oceanside town of Singkil, Indonesia. Ciok and her family lived with her...

In 2006, Rosmawar Fadillah suffered through a long and difficult labor, so when the nurses took her son...