Smile Train

Smile Train is the world's leading cleft charity with 1,100+ programs in 85+ of the world's poorest countries. Changing the world one smile at a time!

Happy #InternationalDayOfYoga from Smile Train and @MissUSA titleholders! Learn about our #YogaForSmiles campaign by visiting
Over the past several months, Smile Train has worked to redefine healthcare delivery for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh by offering free cleft surgery and other specialized cleft care services, such as infant feeding support for mothers to post-surgery speech services for children. To learn more please view our story. #WorldRefugeeDay
Namaste! Welcome to week 3 of our #YogaForSmiles challenge starring @MissUniverse and @MissUSA titleholders. Create inner peace for yourself with this tree pose, and in return help a child with an untreated cleft. Visit for more details.
Happy #fathersday to all the incredible fathers around the world🌎 😊
Happy early #FathersDay ! Meet Shan and his son, San. Read more about their story below. . Shan and his wife Am Swe live in a remote and isolated area of Myanmar. The couple works long and difficult hours on a rubber plantation, yet earn the combined local equivalent of $230 annually. . In 2012, Shan and Am Swe were surprised that their first child San had been born with a cleft lip, but they fell in love with him immediately. Although the family was unaware that cleft surgery was possible, they agreed they would give him all the extra love and care possible in hopes that he could live a happy life. . San was a happy kid at home, especially when spending time with his father, but, after years of rejection from his peers who mistakenly believed that the cleft lip was communicable, San started becoming reclusive and downtrodden. Fearing that his son would lose his gentle spirit and smile forever, Shan prayed for a miracle every day. . Shan’s miracle came by the way of Sunny, a volunteer with Northern Women’s Development Foundation, who was visiting the remote region and distributing information about free cleft surgeries at the military hospital in Shan State sponsored by Smile Train. Upon learning about this incredible opportunity, Shan and San took off for the two-day journey to a new smile. . After San cleared his medical evaluation, he received his Smile Train sponsored cleft surgery. The first person he saw when he woke up was his father. Before leaving, Shan said, “Thank you, Smile Train. My son has a beautiful #smile !”
Did you know that every 5 minutes a Smile Train surgery changes a child's life forever? Learn more at #WednesdayWisdom
This week's #YogaForSmiles challenge pose is Boat Pose. Thank you to the @MissUSA titleholders for demonstrating strength with a smile! Create smiles by hosting your own yoga class. Visit for more info.
Swipe ➡️ for some #MondayMotivation 😍.
“Best friends are the people in life that make you laugh a little louder, smile a little brighter, and live a little better” – Anonymous Happy #NationalBestFriendDay ! Visit our Instagram story for some famous Smile Train #BFF stories. 🤗
Want to meet Smile Train's patients and local partners? Join us on a #JourneyOfSmiles to India. This is a once in a lifetime experience, but hurry, because registration is almost closed! Learn more by sending us a direct message, or by visiting
This June, in celebration of the United Nations #InternationalDayOfYoga , we invite you to practice yoga to raise funds for children with untreated clefts, and participate in our month-long yoga challenge by following the hashtag #YogaForSmiles . . Today's pose is Warrior 2 and is demonstrated by @missiateenusa @missriteenusa , @misswyteenusa , @missscteenusa , and @misscateenusa. This pose helps to build self-confidence and unleash your inner warrior. Learn how you can help children with untreated clefts feel more confident by visiting 🧘‍♀️
Free cleft repair surgery helped Belal thrive at his school, and feel less shy. #TBT #ThrowbackThursday
Did you know that more than 3,140 children are born with clefts in Vietnam every year? #WednesdayWisdom Learn how Smile Train is helping at
"Peace begins with a smile" - Mother Teresa. Enjoy this #MondayMotivation from @smiletrainph.
There's nothing better than a child's smile. Repost: @smiletrainbrasil 😊
Huge thanks to @lucyhale @steven_r_mcqueen @itselliotknight & @rippleffect_ for visiting our patients and partners in Cambodia! 😊#powerofasmile
Interested in becoming a Smile Train student ambassador and helping to change the world one smile at a time? 😊🌎 Send us a direct message to learn more🤗. #StudentsForSmileTrain
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