It is estimated that, worldwide, a child is born every 3 minutes with a cleft — about one in 500 - 750 births.
Operation Smile believes in a world where children don’t have to suffer from malnourishment, difficulty with speech or social isolation because of their cleft condition.
£9 can provide pain medications for a child
£15 can pay for antibiotics for 10 children
£25 can provide medical supplies for a surgery
£85 can equip a pre-op paediatric centre
£150 can give a new smile to a child