Smiles Forever

The Smiles Forever mission is to break the cycle of poverty by vocationally training young indigenous women to be dental hygienists in Cochabamba, Bolivia. We recognize women as the first socialization factor in the family. Enabling them to become financially self-sufficient, we are both creating female community leaders and bettering the lives of their children. Students give back to their community by providing free dental care at the school, burn center and rural communities.

Vivid image from Bolivian market

Vivid image from Bolivian market
Photo from Progress Report 'Our Elf Wilson Prepares to go to Shriners Hospital' (view small | med | large | orig)

Shirley who helps at our clinic

Shirley who helps at our clinic
Photo from Progress Report 'Our Elf Wilson Prepares to go to Shriners Hospital' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sandy's mother Eddie-- a Smiles Forever Champion

Sandy's mother Eddie-- a Smiles Forever Champion
Photo from Progress Report 'Our Elf Wilson Prepares to go to Shriners Hospital' (view small | med | large | orig)

Wilson at Smiles Forever office

Wilson at Smiles Forever office
Photo from Progress Report 'Our Elf Wilson Prepares to go to Shriners Hospital' (view small | med | large | orig)

Julian with his two daughters--new patients

Julian with his two daughters--new patients
Photo from Progress Report 'Giving Dental Care during the Giving Season!' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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