Sponsor a Cleft Surgery
Cleft lip and cleft palate (where the two sides of the upper lip or roof of the mouth fail to join) are a common problem. Children born with these conditions have difficulty breastfeeding and are often chronically malnourished. Later, an untreated cleft can cause a speech impediment, as well as dental or middle ear problems. Even more tragically, the children and their mothers are sometimes shunned by their families or society for this deformity.CLEFT LIP & PALATE FACTS
- Annually 9,000+ children are born with Cleft Lip or Cleft Palate in Pakistan.
- Only 40% get treated and 60% are being neglected every year.
- 90% Children belong to low income group families.
Cost = PKR35,000 / $234