Theo's healthy smile Help 10 Children Born with Cleft in Lebanon/MENA So many  patients are waiting for us! Volunteer Medical Professionals Provide Care

Global Smile Foundation

Org #59008
Vetted since 2021
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Global Smile Foundation's (GSF) mission is to provide Comprehensive Cleft Care for underserved patients in developing countries and to build global capacity for cleft care practices worldwide through empowerment and sustainability initiatives. Cleft is one of the most common congenital birth defects in the world, occurring on average in 1 in every 700 live births. Without treatment, these children are at greater risk of poor health, malnutrition, and poverty. Unfortunately, the specialized care childrren born with cleft need is not nearly as common as the problem. In fact, the comprehensive cleft care that is considered standard in places like the United States and the United Kingdom is... read more

Project Leaders
Lisa Crist
Lisa Crist
Beyhan Annan
Organization Information
106 Access Road, Suite 209
Norwood, MA 02062
United States
Organization Information
106 Access Road, Suite 209
Norwood, MA 02062
United States

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 18, 2022
Will you help us change more lives?
"These surgeries change the life trajectory of these children and families and with the small dedicated team of Global Smile Foundation volunteers, nurses, anesthesiologist and...
Jun 9, 2022
Ecuador Update
In March, our GSF and GSF-Ecuador teams spent two weeks providing comprehensive cleft care for underserved children. More than 70 volunteers gave their time and energy to make healthy smiles possible...
May 25, 2022
Thank you for supporting Global Smile Foundation
The Global Smile Foundation (GSF) and GSF-MENA teams completed a successful mission in Beirut, Lebanon last month and provided free comprehensive cleft care for underserved children living...
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