Student volunteers play an important role in every international medical mission - helping to change children's lives and their own.
Operation Smile sends two student leaders and a student sponsor on missions to help educate local children and families about burn care and prevention, oral rehydration therapy, nutrition and dental hygiene. When students help children in need, they learn firsthand how they can make an impact on the world and the personal rewards gained from giving back.
To see stories of Irish students who have gone on missions with Operation Smile, please click the links below. For stories written by other students from around the world, please visit the Operation Smile site – click here