Prince Chikaonda Before Surgery
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A timely surgery for prince

Felista did everything she thought she should do during her pregnancy: She ate well and received full prenatal care. She and her husband, Steve, were already the proud parents of a…

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Student Volunteers from Canada
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Canada’s student leaders

This July, ten Canadian high school student leaders joined hundreds of other students from around the world at Operation Smile’s 27th Annual International Student Leadership Conference in Seattle. At this…

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Dentist talking to child patient at Honduras Care Centre
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A cleft-free Honduras

Our monthly Smile Partners provide a steady flow of sustained funds that we can count on to help the thousands of children still waiting for their surgery. They enable us…

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Ramata After Surgery
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The road to Ramata’s smile

While Ghana offers some of Africa’s most beautiful landscapes, it also suffers from a lack of adequate infrastructure, health care services and economic opportunities, resulting in some of the world’s…

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Regional Team Sabrina Ghiddi
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The extra mile

Before Sabrina Ghiddi became involved with Operation Smile’s work in Ghana as a nonmedical volunteer in 2013, she didn’t know that the organization existed. However, the Italian transplant did know…

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Dr. Opoku-Ware Ampomah prepares for surgery
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A pioneer’s impact

Dr. Opoku Ampomah walks side by side with his patient, 17-year-old Faustina, down the corridor that leads to the operating rooms at Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua, Ghana. It’s the…

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