We're excited to introduce our first micro-project which will directly help with Lucy's schooling. Visit Project #15212 and meet Lucy Mariela Cachi Lopez first hand, finding out how grateful she is to have the opportunity of dental hygiene schooling. View our short video slideshow giving an overview of Lucy's schooling program and the many other ways she helps. Lucy assists in giving dental care to children facing chemotherapy, to children recovering from severe burns, and also helps by giving dental care to children of incarcerated parents. Your holiday season gift even provides Lucy bus fare, and helps defray some of the costs of running the school itself.
Internationally-traveled Journalist Praises Our Bolivian Project Penny LeGate, a journalist who has traveled the world, served as Smiles Forever's Master of Ceremonies at our 13th Annual Bolivian-Benefit Auction.
Penny described what a wonderful experience she has had seeing the Bolivian hygienist school start from the grassroots and continue to develop into an amazing opportunity for indigenous women. Penny praised our Bolivian project which continues to serve so many indigenous people and to help women make a difference in a misogynistic society.
Girls, housed in orphanages until they are eighteen, usually are abruptly sent packing with no homes or family to help them. Smiles Forever's organization stops this inhumane practice by helping the lucky few.
Our dental hygienist school reaches out to young women such as these, homeless through no fault of their own, to offer them shelter, an education, a growing sense of self-worth through counseling, and also through the service to their community.
Smiles Forever Charity Foundation thanks you for keeping the doors to their school and their future open!