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OUR MISSION

Help improve the lives of children in the Philippines born with cleft lip & cleft palate deformities

THE CHILDREN

The families often travel considerable distances to access the medical missions. Here are some of their stories & pictures.

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Smile for ME is a not for profit surgical charity run by the team of volunteers that undertake the surgical mission.

Smile for ME is a childrens surgical charity that is dedicated to helping improve the lives of children in the Philippines born with cleft lip & cleft palate deformities.The team started providing free surgery to children & adolescents in Cebu in 2001.

The dedicated team of doctors, dentists, nurses & support staff began working together under the stewardship of Maureen Eddison. They have returned every year since then to provide vital surgery to around 80 deserving children every year.

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The devoted team has now created its own medical charity to continue on the work begun by Maureen & the team to continue to transform children’s lives.