Operation Cleft provides free cleft lip and palate repair surgery for underprivileged children in Bangladesh.
For less than a dollar a day, you can "Gift a Smile for Life".
Just $25 dollar a month for 12 months can change a child's like forever and help Operation Cleft reach our Target 1000 Smiles.

To become an Operation Cleft monthly donor go to: https://donate.grassrootz.com/operationcleft/target-1000-smiles

** Operation Cleft donations of $2 or more are fully tax deductible in Australia.

How many smiles? 10,912

Operation Cleft has changed the lives of more than 10,912 children since it started in 2005. By providing these children with the opportunity to have the cleft repair surgery they need we are not just giving them a smile, we are giving them a future.

See it in Action

Made on location at a surgical camp in Jessore, Bangladesh, this 8 minute clip is "Operation Cleft in Action". For a DVD of this or the award winning documentary, "Children of the Eclipse", send us a request from the contact page.


DGR status

Operation Cleft Australia - ABN 36 063 471 446 is a public ancillary fund with DGR status. Private ancillary funds wishing to donate to Operation Cleft may do so via the RAWCS website at www.rawcs.com.au - project #64/2007-08


Operation Cleft respects the privacy of its donors. We do not sell or share donor information.

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Newsletter – May-June 2017

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