Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

 
$1,968
$47,532
Raised
Remaining

Summary

This project will help address the visual impairment in Pakistan through mobile school screening thus helping the poor children to grow healthy and contribute in the development of the nation

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

A major population of rural areas of Pakistan is affected with Eye problems. Poverty is a big hurdle for these people to come to the cities for treatment. The cost of treatment is beyond their capacity. KEF aims to go to the door steps of the poor masses by holding EYE CAMPS and performing Cataract surgeries for these people free of cost. This project will affect the lives of more than 200,000 people who are at the risk of blindness.

How will this project solve this problem?

We address the visual impairment of the poor people.

Potential Long Term Impact

50,000 Poor School going children will be checked and benefited in 192 Schools Training to Teachers of 192 schools for examining the eye sight of the students Cataract of 3000 persons would be removed up to June 2010.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $1,968
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $47,532
Total Funding Goal: $49,500

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Organization

KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

Peshawar City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
http://www.kefpk.org

Project Leader

Syed Khalid Mahmood

Peshawar, Pakistan

Where is this project located?

Map of Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness
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