Operation Smile Vietnam
Operation Smile Vietnam (OSV) is an NGO set up in 1989, as part of Operation Smile International dedicated to providing free treatment to children and adults suffering from cleft lips and cleft palates. Sika Vietnam has joined Operation Smile Vietnam to heal children’s smiles and bring them new lives and a new future with 100.000 USD for one year.
Operation Smile Vietnam was able to support OSV to provide free reconstructive treatments for disfigured Vietnamese children with cleft deformities through 21 medical missions over the whole country (2010 - 2015).
Operation Smile Thailand
Operation Smile Thailand is an NGO set up in 2001, as part of Operation Smile International dedicated to providing free treatment to children and adults suffering from cleft lips and cleft palates. Operation Smile Thailand has treated over 7,000 children with an average of 10 surgical missions per year in most rural areas as well as medical missions to neighboring countries, Laos and Myanmar.
Mindful of its obligations, Sika Thailand actively engages in sustainable and humanitarian development projects in Thailand. The company supports Operation Smile Thailand to provide free medical treatment for children with facial deformities and
to bring them new lives and a new future. In 2016, 114 patients were screened
and 70 patients received surgery. 28 Sika employees spent 336 hours of volunteering work.
Operation Smile South Africa
Operation Smile South Africa (OSSA) was registered as a section non-profit company in March 2006. OSSA has treated more than 4 000 children since 2006.Since 1982, more than 200 000 children and young adults have been treated by thousands of Operation Smile volunteers worldwide and thousands of healthcare professionals have been trained globally.
Sika South Africa has been supporting OSSA since 2016.