Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children

 
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 1 donation
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 7 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 4 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Smile Train Philippines Surpasses 20,000 Free Clef
    By - Shari Mason - Senior Director, Integrated Marketing
    Manila, Philippines — Smile Train Philippines has provided its 20,000th free cleft lip/palate surgery. This remarkable "smilestone" was reached when Smile Train partner St. Vincent General Hospital in Marikina City completed 4-year-old Edward Pastidio's free cleft lip surgery. "Smile Train believes that...
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    • Ma Crizelda
      Ma Crizelda How much the operation of cleft palate?
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    • Ma Crizelda
      Ma Crizelda My son is 1 year old and 7months old,,,we are planning to undergo operation next year,,but the doctors who checked up with him,asking us to pAy 60 to 80k for his operation,,,
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    • Ma Crizelda
      Ma Crizelda As of now we dont have big money,,,im asking where is the convenient and safe hospital
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    • Caitlin Roarke
      Caitlin Roarke Hi Ma Crizelda, Smile Train offers free cleft lip and palate repair surgery in developing countries all over the world. We would love to see if Smile Train can provide your son a free surgery. Please email us at info@smiletrain.org with more information about your location. Thank you so much and we look forward to speaking... Read more »
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 2 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 3 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 3 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    The Power of a Smile Trained a Nurse
    By - Amber Webb - Manager, Integrated Marketing
    Angieleca Hayahay once dreamed of becoming a nurse. But her path wasn’t without its difficulties. While applying for work at a call center to help pay for her schooling, an examiner told her that there was a strict policy against hiring those with a cleft. This is not uncommon to many cultures where cleft is...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 67 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    From Patient to Hero: Rojan Pajarin
    By - Duncan Quirk - Online Marketing Associate
    Paranaque City, Philippines — Rojan knows the suffering that can come with an unrepaired cleft better than anyone, which is why he now works hard to help other cleft patients. "I make it a point to encourage other patients and share my experiences with them, especially to children who have the same condition I...
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    • Jailyn
      Jailyn That was great story to hear.
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    • Jailyn
      Jailyn I have similar story though I haven't undergo to the operation yet. I am looking forward to write such story as yours in the near future.
      • 10 months ago
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Smile Train's 750,000th Surgery - Jhoanna Galut
    By - Nikki Morin - Donor Engagement Associate
    Quezon City, Philippines — Yesterday, Smile Train announced our 750,000th free cleft surgery since our founding in 1999. Jhoanna Galut was chosen to represent this amazing “smilestone.” This is her story. As Jhoanna Galut began to approach her 6th birthday, she had little to celebrate. The 4th of 6...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 91 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Notes from our patients and their families
    By - Duncan Quirk - Online Marketing Associate
    Here are two notes we recently received from one of our partner hospitals in the Philippines. The first one is in English, but here is the translation of the second: My sad story started since I was a child in school where my classmates were very mean to me. They would pull my hair and take my food because I have a cleft...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    The Need For A Permanent Presence
    By - Duncan Quirk - Online Marketing Associate
    Marikina City, Philippines — When Hanef Abdul Samad was born with a cleft lip or “bingot,” his mother saved as much money as she could to travel nearly 500 miles from the conflict-affected island of Mindanao to Manila to find help. She left her home, her family, and everything she had ever known for...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Meet Smile Train patient Chelsea Joy Casipit
    By - Duncan Quirk - Online Marketing Associate
    Chelsea Joy Casipit certainly has a reason to show off her amazing new smile! She recently underwent successful cleft lip surgery at Smile Train partner Noordhoof Craniofacial Foundation Philippines. Chelsea's surgery was performed by expert surgeon Dr. Glenda H. De Villa and the results couldn't be better. One-year-old...
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      heart happy po ako sa naging result ng successful operation ni baby chelsea joy.alam ko po ang naramdam ng mother ni baby chelsea joy before and after the operation.dahil po akoy may anak din pong gawa ni baby chelsea joy.from the buttom of my heart maraming maraming SALAMAT po sa smile train, gaya ho ni baby chelsea joy nairaos... Read more »
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  • chriz
    chriz when and where will be the next cleft palate free surgery here in the Philippines?when and where will be the next cleft palate free surgery here in the Philippines?
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has been reactived and is now accepting donations again.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 45 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Smile Train Philippines Update
    By - Adina Wexelberg-Clouser - Donor Relations Associate
    So far in 2010, Smile Train has performed 11,483 cleft lip and palate surgeries.  We have also awarded 32 scholarships to Filipino medical professionals to attend the Chang Gung Forum in Taiwan which took place this past September.  In the past two months we have added 7 new Filipino Smile Train...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Smile Train Partner, Cleftworks Association
    By - Adina Wexelberg-Clouser - Donor Relations Associate
    In 2009, Smile Train awarded a grant to Cleftworks Association which provided funding for free cleft surgery for 50 patients. Located in Davao City, this group works to provide surgeries for underprivileged children born with complex facial deformities. In their end of year report, the group describes the partnership by...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Philippine Band of Mercy Site Visit
    By - Bill Brower - GlobalGiving Field Program Officer
    Bill Brower is a Field Program Officer with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout South and Southeast Asia. On March 4th he visited the hospital and cleft center of the Philippine Band of Mercy, implementing partner of the Smile Train in Quezon City. His “Postcard” from the visit: With a...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 37 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    DR. MICHELLE APORTADERA NAMED SMILE TRAIN HERO
    By - Alexis Thomas - Smile Train PR Manager
    November 18, 2009 -- Ask Smile Train partner Dr. Michelle Aportadera (“Doc Mitzi” to colleagues, friends and patients) about one of her favorite success stories, and she will tell you about the shy, 13-year- old girl with a cleft who showed up to one of her traveling operating rooms in a mining town north of Davao City,...
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children posted a progress report
    Phillipines Update
    By - Adina Wexelberg-Clouser - Donor Relations Associate
    Stats: • 84.5 Million people • 4,364 cleft births/year* • Among developing countries, ranks 8th in the number of cleft births per year. • 28 Million people living below the poverty line • ½ of the population lives on less than $2/day (47.5%) *(This year we provided 3,400 surgeries in the Philippines....
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 34 donations
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • Free Cleft Surgery for 400 Filipino Children has received 1 donation
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Adina Wexelberg-Clouser

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New York, NY United States

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