You would never guess by looking at this photo, but eight-year-old Sulochana was in tears when she told surgeons about how she was relentlessly teased at school because she was born without a thumb. But today she is smiling because, for the first time in her life, she has a thumb!

Read more about the ground-breaking surgery that was performed for the first time in Nepal, and other inspiring stories, in the latest edition of Inside Interplast.