With your contribution, Global Smile Foundation (GSF) was able to complete a successful two-week program in Guayaquil, Ecuador in September 2021. Our team worked with in-country partner, Fundacion Global Smile-Ecuador, to provide free comprehensive cleft care to underserved patients born with cleft lip and/or palate.
During the program, our teams conducted:
When international travel resumed, GSF implemented extensive COVID-19 testing and precautions to maximize the safety of our patients, guardians, and team members. These precautions enabled us to complete the September mission without infection.
Our next mission is scheduled for March 2022. Due to the global pandemic, many of our patients have been waiting for care for 18 months or more. We will continue to share news and updates with you.
Healthy smiles are essential for healthy lives and we appreciate your support.
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