NIGER | HEALTH CARE

Operation Smile

An organisation that performs face reconstruction surgeries in Niger.

Operation Smile is an organisation which started in 1989 that performs face reconstruction surgeries in Niger. It aims to help children to be cured of pathologies (noma, burns, congenital malformations, tumors) worsened by malnutrition.

The aim of these operations is not only to bring a solution to the physical and moral throes of these pathologies but also to allow a social rehabilitation.

Two expeditions are organised each year in the National Hospital of Niamey under the direction of Prof. Jean-Marie Servant. With his team of specialists, of which Dr. Daniel Cataldo is a member, more than 1,000 surgeries were performed since the creation of this organisation

In 2010, the Cuomo Foundation sponsored the “Special Luigi Frateschi support” programme which permitted “a new smile” to 40 young patients.

Realted News

“Premio Roma Danza” International Dance Competition

ITALY | ART & CULTURE Premio Roma DanzaAn annual international dance competition organised by Accademia Nazionale di Danza.Cuomo Foundation, the main sponsor of the international dance competition During an informal meeting, some links were formed between the...

read more

Cuba’s EICTV placed in isolation

Since 2016, the Cuomo Foundation awards scholarships to students of the Escuela Internacional de Cine y Television (EICTV) of Cuba. Faced with the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the activities of the film school are currently at a standstill. Here is a testimony from San Antonio de Los Baños.

read more

The Cuomo Foundation Goes Teleworking

The Cuomo Foundation is adapting and reorienting its actions in the face of the health emergency caused by COVID 19, which is why it has started teleworking. This transition has been done gradually over the last week according to the requirements of the projects being...

read more

Realted Projects

Centre Cardio-Pédiatrique Cuomo (CCPC)

The first public hospital in West Africa capable of conducting open heart pediatric surgeries.

CECJ Monseigneur Luc Sangaré

MALI | EDUCATION & VOCATIONAL TRAINING CECJ Monseigneur Luc Sangaré An after school/work study institute for teenagers and young adults located in Bamako, MaliThe Luc Sangaré Centre was built in 2006 on the outskirts of Bamako, the capital of Mali. The centre...

Sene’Gala, The Painting Competition and Charity Sale

SENEGAL/MONACO | ARTS & CULTURE Sene'Gala Exhibition and Charity Sale To give an internatiuonal exposure to  young contemporary artists from Senegal. Alfredo Cuomo was an enthusiastic supporter of the Arts. He always encouraged young inspiring artists in the many...
Share This