Operation of Hope Worldwide (formally Operacion Esperanza since 1989) is a volunteer medical team that has changed the lives of over 3,000 children around the world...and counting. Each year, we traveling to developing countries to perform cleft lip and palate surgeries, as well as other types of facial reconstructive surgery for people in need. In addition, this group of highly specialized medical personnel, train the nurses and doctors in these countries to provide care for their patients. Our work has expanded to neonatal care, prosthetic hands and burn surgeries in Africa and Latin America. Our goal is to provide additional experience for physicians who are specializing in these types of surgery.