Karim's transformation! So many patients are waiting for us! Aya's healthy smile Healthy lives for children with cleft in Ecuador

Global Smile Foundation

Org #59008
Vetted since 2021 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit
2008
year founded
$21,032
raised on GlobalGiving
3
years fundraising
2
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

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
Team
Beyhan Annan
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:

Jan 22, 2023
Only 3 months to our next mission in Lebanon!
In April 2023, our Global Smile Foundation (GSF) and GSF-MENA teams will be working together to provide comprehensive cleft care for underserved patients in the region. Our teams will...
Oct 18, 2022
Thank you for supporting Global Smile Foundation
In September, we held our second medical mission of the year in Ecuador. Your support made comprehensive cleft care possible, including: 166 patient screenings to evaluate the specific care that an...
Sep 19, 2022
We're getting ready for Lebanon in November
In less than two months, our Global Smile Foundation (GSF) and GSF-MENA teams will be working together in Beirut, Lebanon! There are many children born with cleft lip and/or palate who are...
 
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