Prevent suffering caused by oral disease by promoting effective oral health initiatives where needs are great

HUMBLE SMILE PROJECTS

Our interactive map allows you to navigate around our worldwide projects, CLICK AN ICON TO LEARN MORE.

BELOW IS A SELECTION OF OUR MOST RECENT PROJECTS.


 

Maharashtra School Oral Health Promotion Program

LOCATION:  INDIA, Maharashtra

PARTNER: Gabriel Project Mumbai

In the Kalwa slums of Mumbai, education and literacy are often put off as parents, struggling to meet the immediate needs for family survival....


 

+Fluoride Program

LOCATION:  THE GAMBIA, Soma

PARTNER Afrikaada Teethsavers

Poor oral health is a large issue in The Gambia, where a vast majority of children suffer from dental caries. 67% of the 12 year olds and 73% of the 15 year olds have cavities....


 

TEN Smile - Gondar

LOCATION:  ETHIOPIA, Gondar

PARTNER: Project TEN

There are under 100 dentists in Ethiopia – that's one dentist for every million Ethiopians. In 1990, 45% of children had caries. Together with local organizations, Project TEN cares for vulnerable children in schools and orphanages....


 

NEPAL EARTHQUAKE FUND

LOCATION:  NEPAL, Kathmandu Valley

PARTNER: Birkdale School

Nepal, in spite of its natural beauty, remains one of the poorest countries in the world. Nepal’s economy is largely based upon agriculture and tourism with 90% of its 20 million population engaged in subsistence farming....


 

Brushing At School

LOCATION:  NEPAL, Chitwan

PARTNER: Netherlands Oral Health Society

The government of Nepal struggles to provide even a basic education system for their children. 60% of the population is illiterate and there is a critical shortage of school teachers....


 

SCHORGE SMILES

LOCATION: BURKINA FASO, Lycee Schorge

PARTNER: The Stern Stewart Institute

In Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries in the world, the schooling situation represents a huge challenge. The access to education is still limited, especially in the field of secondary schools...


 

Sunshine & Smiles

LOCATION: MOZAMBIQUE, Matola & Manjacaze

PARTNER: Sunshine Approach Foundation

Access to clean water is low (51%) as is access to adequate sanitation (25%). HIV prevalence in Maputo and Gaza provinces is over 25%. Population to dentist ratio of 135,000:1....


 

Humble Seeds

LOCATION: NICARAGUA, San Juan de Rio Coco

PARTNER: Seeds for Progress Foundation

In the northern Nicaraguan coffee producing community, San Juan de Rio Coco, over 80% of the children suffer from tooth decay. The dentistry available there is limited to extractions.


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LOVE LIGHT SMILES

LOCATION: ROMANIA, Jacodu & Albesti

PARTNER: Love Light Romania

Many children in the Roma (Gypsy) communities of Transylvania don’t go to school or have clothes or even a roof over their heads. They had never even met a dentist.