Ovidio Emily A Help Children Born with Cleft in Guayaquil, EC

Global Smile Foundation

Org #59008
Vetted since 2021
2008
year founded
$33,550
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
3
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Global Smile Foundation's (GSF) mission is to promote universal cleft care access by providing comprehensive cleft care for underserved patients in LMICS and building 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 children 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 ... read more

Project Leaders
Lisa Crist
Lisa Crist
Casey Frey
Casey Frey
Team
Beyhan Annan, Usama S Hamdan
Organization Information
106 Access Road, Suite 209
Norwood, MA 02062
United States
7819717410
Organization Information
106 Access Road, Suite 209
Norwood, MA 02062
United States
7819717410

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:

Your generosity changed a life

By Beyhan Annan | Operations Manager

Thank you for your incredible generosity in supporting our April 2024 program in Lebanon to provide cleft surgery and related care for underserved children. Your contributions are transforming lives,... Read the full report ›

Your impact during our March Program

By Lisa Crist | Director of Dev. & Marketing

Thank you for supporting our March 2024 outreach medical program in Ecuador! With your help, our team was able to provide surgery for 69 patients, with a total of 228 procedures performed. We... Read the full report ›

We're close to funding cleft care for 10 children!

By Beyhan Annan | Operations Manager

Thank you for getting our project so close to our goal of $15,000. Our next outreach program to Beirut, Lebanon is schedule for April 10, 2024 -- right around the corner! The Global Smile Foundation... Read the full report ›
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