KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

To Eradicate Blindness..... Convert Disability..... Leading to Physical and Economic Rehabilitation which results in Poverty Alleviation.
Oct 1, 2013

Current Progress of the Project

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

JULY, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER, 2013

 

 

The Mobile School Screening Project team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital worked with dedication putting their concerted effort to find out maximum school going children with refractive errors at a very early stage. The Mobile School Screening Team visit various school in outs skirts of Peshawar, so that maximum small / poor children are benefited. During the entire period the project team found out  456 children with refractive errors and issued them glasses free of cost, so that eye related problem is not aggravated. The Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established free eye camps outs skirts of Peshawar and surrounding areas. Where eye care facilities were not available.

  1. Kohat
  2. Manshehra
  3. Pabbi
  4. Mardan
  5. Swabi
  6. Swat
  7. Haripur
  8. Abbottabad

 

During the above camps the patients were given medicine and glasses free of cost and those patients who had cataract problem were referred to Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital for operation where, they were operated free of cost. During free eye camps stress was given to children and women.

 

During visit to various schools the team screened 7236 children for refractive errors and issued spectacles to 495 students free of cost worth of $ 1085 and medicine worth of $ 1424.

 

 

 

Funding Information

 

Raised                                                   $ 1,570

 

Remaining                                           $ 47,930

 

 

 

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital is very thankful to its donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This  hospital and our team will continue in eradicating blindness for the poor people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa specially in children

Jul 8, 2013

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

April, 2013- June, 2013

The Mobile School Screening team continued their mission, finding refractive errors in Schools going children. The schools of this province are closed due to summer vacations, whereas the religions seminaries are open during summer. This time Mobile School Screening team visited various religious seminaries, where small children are given religious training. Due to continues reciting of HOLY QURAN, the small children develop refractive error at a very early stage. Apart from this, Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital established free eye camps in following areas where eye care facilities are not available.

  • Swat                (Malakand Division)
  • Wat Paga
  • Out skirt of Peshawar
  • Village Chamkani
  • Nowshera
  • Village Pabbi

During the above camp the patients were given medicines and glasses free of cost. Stress was given to the children so that their refractive errors can be found at a very early stage and serious cases can be referred to hospital for further treatment.

During the visit to various schools / religious seminaries, the team screened 6435 children for refractive error, and issued spectacles to 394 students free of cost worth of $ 985 and medicines worth of $ 1545.

FUNDING INFORMATION

Raised                        1570 $

Remaining                 47930 $

Khyber Eye Foundation hospital is very thankful to its donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue in eradicating blindness for the poor people of Khyber Pakhunkhwa especially in children.

Apr 12, 2013

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

February, 2013- April, 2013

 

The project of Mobile School Screening is running very successfully. The project team really putting lot of effort to find out refractive errors in school going children. During free eye camps in out skirts of Peshawar i.e in villages / small towns. The stress was given to children and women. The teams effort to find out the refractive errors in a school going children at a very early stage, thus to protect them from early blindness is really appreciable and Allah will definitely reward them for this noble cause. The team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital established eye camp in following areas.

  • Malakand (Swat)
  • Wat Paga
  • Chamkani
  • Haripur
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Swabi
  • Charsadda
  • Kohat
  • Mardan

 

The Mobile School Screening team established 3 days special camp in Islamabad for the orphans children came there from all over Pakistan. During the camp 540 children were screened for refractive error, and 88 children with various eye deceases were also given medicines free of cost.

 

During the period the Mobile School Screening Project team carried out teacher’s training of various schools and screened 9200 school going children and issued spectacles to 4100 students free of cost. The hospital also provided free medicines worth of $ 17150/- to poor patients. The team issued spectacles to 4100/- students free of cost worth of $ 1240.

 

 

FUNDING INFORMATION

 

Raised                        1,520 $

 

Remaining                 47980 $

 

 

Khyber Eye Foundation hospital is very thankful to its donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue in eradicating blindness for the poor people of Khyber Pakhunkhwa specially in children.

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