Mission Smile – Smile Delivery Models
Mission Smile India (formerly known as Operation Smile India) follows three Smile Delivery Models in which it works and delivers Smiles across India since 2002. Missions, Outreach Centres and Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre (GC4).
The story of Raju, a rickshaw puller from Noida. Raju Prasad, a 29 years old man from Noida sector 8 was born with cleft lip and Cleft palate. He along with his father pulls rickshaw van everyday to earn livelihood. He never imagined undergoing a surgery to correct his lip. Wherever he went to correct his facial deformity, it came with a price which he could not afford. Then Operation Smile India organized a medical mission in Noida and his life changed forever. A two hour bus journey was all it took for him to reach the medical mission site at Greater Noida.