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Children suffering from cleft lips and palates are a major medical issue in Sudan. They have difficulty in eating and speaking, they are often teased by their peers forcing them into isolation and shame. Most of them drop out of school making it extremely difficult to find gainful employment as they get older. These children and their families are left in a lifetime of social and economic poverty.

IMANA Medical Relief has built an effective SaveSmile surgical team of volunteer plastic surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, family practitioners, emergency medicine staff and medical students. It travels to Sudan for a week every year since 2010 and has performed 1388 free cleft lip reconstructions with great success so far.

A donation of only $200 can change the live of one family forever.

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