Our Vision

Why We Exist
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We dream of a world where no child suffers from lack of access to safe surgery. Learn why we do what we do in the following video.

It is Possible

For too many families around the world, safe surgery is not an option.

At Operation Smile we believe every child deserves exceptional surgical care. We believe all children deserve to be treated as if they were our own.

That’s what drives each and every one of us: our global network of medical professionals, who donate hundreds of thousands of hours toward the care of children around the world each year, and our supporters who are moved every day to make a difference in the lives of children they’ve never met.

As long as there are children in the world who need our help, we’ll do whatever it takes to give them the quality care they deserve.