Sameer's Mum is thrilled with the result of his surgery. Thank you to the team”, she says, “it is wonderful work.”
Time for another NCF Outreach. 2016 will be the eighth spent working in Nagpur with our partners, the Rotary Club of Nagpur West.
Dr George Teturswamy, founder of the NCF, talks about the Charity's work, the difference it makes, the spirit of the team, and the kindness of fundraisers.
Vaishnali was just 3kg in weight at 3 months of age. Born with a wide cleft lip and palate she had struggled to feed since birth. Her operations will give her the best possible chance to thrive and develop.
Deeply upset by the stigmatization from other villagers who said she was the cause of Lucky’s problems, his Mum was keen to seek help to correct her son's cleft lip and palate.
Aditya’s Mum told us that her dream was to see her son grow to be healthy and happy and to be a doctor. Repairing his palate will help him to thrive and to develop normal speech.
In 2014 NCF celebrated the landmark achievement of performing our 1000th corrective surgery. Find out what else we've been up to and how you can help us achieve our life changing goals for the year ahead.
Kushi has travelled 100km with her Mum to be treated a second time by the NCF. Her second operation will correct her palate and provide valuable speech therapy.
Deepak's parents describe being “scared” that he had been born with such a defect - they were concerned that it was somehow their fault and that they had done something to invite being “cursed”.
Dyneshwari has a wonderful grin that lights up her face - it is easier for her to express her personality now because of the cleft lip surgery she had in 2013. She has come back to us for...