From San Rafael del Sur, after an hour and a half of the road with enthusiasm and happiness in the company of his Dad, excited by the overflow of joy that was lived in the Operation Center Smile after the celebration of the day of the child, So Ana María Bermúdez was 4 years old.


Anita was born with a cleft lip and cleft palate at Fernando Veles Paiz Hospital, which is why a medical brigade that provided assistance in that place operated immediately, said his father Yader Bermúdez.

She was 3 years old when Anita first visited Operation Smile clinic, "Because of the distance we live in, I had not heard of Operation Smile, every time I traveled to Managua with the girl, people advised me to visit Operation Smile Center , Until one day I decided to come, since then my daughter has been taken care of and receives her comprehensive treatment, "said Yader.

Currently, Anita attends the second level of preschool and stands out for being an excellent student, never fails to class and always fulfills the tasks assigned, according to her dad Ana's teacher appreciates her for being the most participative in the classroom.

The family of Ana Bermúdez thanks the Operation Smile Center for the support they provide to thousands of children with cleft lip and cleft palate, providing comprehensive care and specialized treatment.

“Cada niño que padece una deformidad facial es nuestra responsabilidad. Si nosotros no cuidamos de ellos, no existe garantía de que alguien más lo hará.”

- Kathy Magee, Co-fundadora y Presidente de Operation Smile