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Harsh – The Joyful Smile

Niraj and his wife Nilam were shocked to learn their growing baby had a cleft lip during a routine ultrasound. At their home in Lakhimpur, Assam, the couple spent weeks worried and wondering how to care fora baby with this condition. The first time when they heard about it in the hospital waiting area, they […]

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Gift of blooming smile

“For attractive lips, Speak words of kindness”. Wait, it sounds great. Imagine a baby ten months old with a smile that can wrap around the sun and a scream that can break the heart of even the most wicked person on earth. But, just as the moon has scars, so does this epitome of innocence. […]

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Every smile has a story!

Mahi, a 7-month-old child from Karimganj, Assam, was a tiny and vulnerable baby. She was born with a cleft palate, which caused her to have difficulty breathing, feeding, and hearing. Anup and Mangala were both ecstatic because this would be their first child. They were pleased with the possibility of having a child and overjoyed […]

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Agartala Mission – A daring mission amidst Covid to bring 51 Smiles

This time we are going to share our experience during our Tripura Mission. Our medical mission in Tripura was organised in partnership with the Tripura Medical College and Hospital and organised at Dr BRAM Teaching Hospital of Tripura Medical College, Tripura. Four days between 21st to 25th April 2021, we screened 60 children born with […]

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Story of a Dream

Jahnabi is a six-month-old brave little girl born in Kamrup, Assam. Her parents had anxiously awaited the birth of their only child. But, little did they knew that Jahnabi would be born with cleft lip. Her parents were proud of their first child irrespective of her condition. But still, they would have anxiety on their […]

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A Responsible Brother

The show of responsibility of a brother, who is also of tender age, to correct his sibling’s cleft moved our entire team. Sarvanan is a ten-year-old boy of a needy family who lives in a village in the kalakuruchi district of Tamil Nadu. He is the fourth of the seven children of his family. He […]

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IN Conversation with our Former Patients

We are obliged to our donors to present the authentic story of our work and its impact on the patients and their caregivers’ lives. Hence, we have brought up the survey where we questioned the former patients and have gained insights into some vital statistics regarding the care and treatment extended by Mission Smile to […]

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The Story of Yash’s Smile

Children are like blossoms that have the right to a beautiful smile. But many of them lack the privilege when they are born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. Such is the story of Yash, for whom we have been able to restore his beautiful smile. When little Yash came into the world, his […]

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All Will Be Well

The pain that a cleft child’s parents have to bear is beyond apprehension. A remedy that too low or no cost, which helps restore the deformities of the face, is God-send. Such has been the story of Anisha of Kalaianagar village of West Bengal. Anisha was born as the first child of her parents, Rakhi […]

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The Miraculous Journey of his Smile

Manoj and Ruma Mondal run a small grocery store in Sirakol. The place is in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal. The business is small, but they make do with whatever they earn. When their son Aditya was born, they were overjoyed. The birth of their first child was something they looked forward […]

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The Secret of Her Lovely Smile

Rikta Ghoshal was born into an impoverished family in Bolpur, West Bengal. Her parents were not very healthy also. Rikta’s mother suffered from polio, which made working difficult for her, adding to its financial strain. While Rikta’s birth brought her parent’s immense joy, unfortunately, she was born with a cleft lip. It worried the family, […]

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‘A Mile for Smile’ Walkathon Raises Cleft Awareness in the City of Joy

We organized the ‘A Mile for Smile’ Walkathon in Kolkata on 17th March 2019, at Red Road (near Brigade parade ground). This was to mark the completion of our 100th Mission. We completed the delivery of over 38000 cleft surgeries to children across the nation, The event got a wide promotion across the city through on-ground activation […]

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