From the early preparations to the final moments of joy and gratitude, every second was a testament to the power of unity and compassion at Operation Smile SA.

Witnessing the impact of each surgery, the relief in the eyes of mommies, and the newfound confidence in the smiles of our patients reminded us why we do what we do. It’s not just about changing appearances; it’s about changing futures, instilling hope, and restoring dignity

A huge shout out and thanks to the kindness and generosity of the local Mbombela community.

@square_nelspruit @ilangamall
@Ndalo Group Of Hotels
@Crossing Centre Nelspruit

And of course all the medical volunteers giving their time and skill to ensure each patient receives the best possible care as well as the surgical treatment and intervention needed to live a full and healthy life!

More pictures and a video which captures a mother’s joy after her child received life-changing surgery.


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