OPERATION SMILE MEDICAL MISSION TRIP #1
Organization Administrator, Shanda Hardy of 3MP Atlanta joined up with numerous volunteers on a mission trip, associated with Operation Smile, to witness the life-changing surgeries provided for children with cleft lip and palate.
Charity: Operation Smile
Date: March 2014
Time Donated This Trip: 55 hours
Operation Smile is an international children’s medical charity that performs safe, effective cleft lip and cleft palate surgery, and delivers postoperative and ongoing medical therapies to children in low and middle income countries. Operation Smile is a pioneer in advocating for the importance of safe surgery in resource poor environments and is the largest surgical charity of its kind, leading research into the causes of cleft lip and cleft palate, and its prevention, treatment and eradication.