Story of Santoshi

Santoshi Saville, the baby born with a severe craniofacial deformity, amniotic band syndrome, will be two years old in January 2024. She had been at the very beginning of 2022. She was taken into the hospital where they cared for her prior to being transferred a few weeks later to the Craniofacial Center. deposited in a dustbin a day or two after birth by hertroubled parent.

As previously mentioned, her name “Santoshi” was given by nursing staff in the hospital and her last name “Saville” in honour of Danuta Saville, a very kind English lady who had heard of her plight and who has most generously undertaken to provide for all her care till she comes of an age when she can be independent.

She has had primary surgery at the CFC and major secondary surgery at the GSR Hospital in Hyderabad, India, a centre Future Faces have supported for the last 20 years, and which has become well known for expertise in cleft and craniofacial surgery.