When I was much younger, my mother found it very important to educate us about all things health in a way we would best receive it. One day, she brought home a children’s read about a boy with a facial anomaly called a cleft lip. Now this was something I’d definitely not heard of or seen before, nothing I’ve ever heard of in the news or in the classroom. You can only imagine how smart I was feeling after reading the book and educating all of my classmates on the playground!

Fast forward a couple of years later and once again Im confronted by the reality of a cleft lip. Now however, I’ve been exposed to a brand which is raising awareness and more importantly contributing to helping those in need.

Labello has partnered with Smile foundation to help children who have facial anomalies by providing funding their corrective surgeries and the necessary speech therapy. As of June 2017, a new limited addition Labello Original Care Beauty Smile dual-pack will be available for purchase in stores. By purchasing the dual-pack which retails for R34.99, you will contribute R2 and add to the goal of raising R250 000 for Smile Foundation by the end of September 2017.

It didn’t happen if there are no pictures right?! Go the extra mile and a further R1 to the cause by uploading an image of yourself on Instagram/Facebook with the hashtag #LabelloSmileChallenge

Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

About Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a South African NGO that assist children with any type of facial or other conditions, to receive reconstructive surgery within South Africa. Smile Foundation also invests in the medical teams they work with through an Academic Skills programme. They also assist hospitals by purchasing equipment for use by the Departments of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
You can read up more about the Foundation here: www.smilefoundation.co.za or 0861 276 453

(Image source: Berea Mail)

Read more about Uyanda who has gone through corrective surgery with the help of the Smile Foundation.

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