WHAT IS CLEFT
A cleft is an opening in the lip and/or palate that occurs early in pregnancy where the developing facial structure does not fuse together completely.
Living With Cleft
Without treatment, children born with cleft are at greater risk of poor health, malnutrition, and poverty. Many children are bullied and their families are ostrascized by society.
The comprehensive cleft care that GSF volunteers provide is life-changing for our patients. See the heart-warming stories that your support makes possible.