Our Story

Working Towards a Better Tomorrow for our Children

Smiles for CV Children emerged out of four Capeverdean mothers who once lived in Cape Verde but was fortunate to immigrate and live in the USA. 
These mothers wanted to ensure Capeverdean children's future by inspirng and supporting their basic needs, such as providing them with school supplies, food, clothes, pay for some medication, and obviously let them know that someone loves and cares about them. Established in 2012, we’ve been an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold actions, and a strong foundation of support. Contact us to learn more and get involved.

What We Do

Smiles for CV Children, Inc is achieving more with our initiatives than ever before. We work on many exciting projects to help improve the lives of others, and are very proud of the progress we continue to make. Learn more about what we do, who we help, and how we work every day to promote positive change.

School Supplies Kit

Reinforcing Children's Education

Many children in Cape Verde don't have school supplies such as backpack, books, notebooks, pencils, and other supplies to go to school with. Others can't afford to pay for tuition or transportation and have to walk miles in order to make it to school. Yet many others go to school hungry. Therefore by assuring that they have what they need and making sure they are not hungry will boost their  school class attendance which in return will empower their education and brighten their future.

 Food/Clothes/Toys for Christmas

Helping with Basic Need

We believe that every human being is entitled to some basic needs such as home, food, clothes. Thus it is very important for us to provide these basic needs for  these children. We also believe that nothing puts a smile on a child's face more than toys, therefore, we believe that it's a necessary step to provide them with toys for Christmas with a finish topping of a lollipop.

Support with Medication

One Step at a Time

With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities to those in need of help buying medicine, as many people in Cape Verde face the challenge of not affording to pay for medication. Many children suffer from mild to severe medical conditions, and unfortunately their parents cannot afford the medication needed. Therefore, ensuring that they are healthy also promotes a better future for them.

Find out more by contacting us.


26 Holly St
Lincoln, 02838


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