Each year, UI conducts a two-week medical mission to provide reparative surgical care to indigent children born with facial deformities, primarily clefts of the lip and palate.

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Uplift Internationale relies on health care professionals and others who donate their time and expertise, as well as fund 85 to 100 percent of their travel expenses.

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Every donation counts — our care is provided without cost to the children or their impoverished families, and with minimal burden to the host hospitals.

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    SAVE the DATE! Our 20th Annual Gala

    We are thrilled to announce we will celebrate our 20th Annual Gala September 8, 2018 @ Balistreri Vineyards!

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2018 Mission

Operation Taghoy 2018

UI Team 2018

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Our courageous 2018 Mission Team conquered a mission of unknowns with flying colors in February.

Mother Nature decided to act just days before our mission with the strong eruptions of Mt Mayon, the most active volcano in the Philippines.  Despite loosing a large number of team members, Filipino locals urged UI to continue our mission. Even with the multiple volcanic eruptions, locals were confident our team could complete our mission safely.  UI made a promise to the Filipinos to serve their people, and that promise we kept.  In addition to providing the life changing cleft lip and palate surgeries we love, we had the opportunity to serve the community in other areas of need due to the volcano.  UI is proud to announce during our 2018 mission we were able to serve 300 people with new glasses, provide CPR training for over 60 medical professionals and bystanders whom have not had access to training in years, medically screen over 740 volcano evacuees, and help serve over 2000 more volcano evacuees.

Community outreach delivers job training

Jewelry making class

While the surgical team worked to change the lives of patients in the operating room, Operation Taghoy members on outreach duty also sought to make a difference in the community.

Uplift Internationale sponsored a day of job training to members of two groups More