Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

 
$2,253
$47,247
Raised
Remaining

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

August, 2012- October, 2012

 

The Mobile School Screening project team of this hospital worked with zeal and dedication and visited various government schools, to find the refractive errors among the students. The Mobile School Screening team during this period covered maximum girls schools, but it was found out that ratio of refractive error in girl students was less as compare to boys students.

Free Eye Camps were also established in far flung area of Peshawar so that eye care facilities are provide to the poor people at their door step. Following city / towns were given preference to establish eye camps and visit to schools for students.

  • Village Bakot (Abbottabad)
  • Umarpayan (Peshawar)
  • Shabqadar
  • Malakand (Swat)
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Swahi
  • Charsadda

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital celebrated world sight day awareness Raising Seminar in which 40000/- school going children screened for refractive errors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. On World Sight Day Awareness Raising Seminar, school children and teachers were invited. All those school teachers who helped Mobile School Screening team to find out refractive errors among the students were given souvenir / certificates. During visit various schools, the project team screened 3140 students and issued spectacles to 250 students free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 16290 US dollars and glasses worth of 5265 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1230 cataract surgeries free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital has acquired latest equipment for Glocoma patients, so that at a very early stage. Glaucoma in the patients can be detected at a very early stage.

FUNDING INFORMATION

Raised                        $1400

Remaining                 $48100

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.

PROGRESS REPORT

Save 50000  children from blindness

May,  2012 to July,  2012

 

 

The Mobile School Screening Project team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital continued their efforts to find out maximum school going children with refractive error. The team during the period visited various schools especially in the small town where hardly eye care facilities are available. The effort of Mobile School Screening Project team is really appreciable for working day and night to find out refractive errors in poor children of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. A part from Mobile School Screening Project Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also carried out free eye camps is following areas to find out maximum children for refractive errort and also to find out cataract patients, so that they can be operated in Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital free of cost.

 

  • Peshawar and Surrounding Area
  • Abbottabad
  • Mansehra
  • Mardan
  • Sheikh Maltoon
  • Kalam (Swat)

 

 

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established 3 days special camp in Kalam (Swat) and its surrounding area for poor school going children and needy people. During visit to schools / camp is Kalam area and examined 566 children for refractive error and issued free glasses and medicines there and then. During the camp 76 patients were declared cataract patients and were referred to nearby hospital for operation.  During visit to various schools the team screened 6968 school going children and issued spectacles to 4848 children free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 15659 US dollars and glasses worth of 6565 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1630 cataract surgeries free of cost. Our effort in squint child patient in collaboration with Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar was very successful and all those children with squint problem referred to Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar were treated successfully.

 

FUNDING INFORMATION

 

Raised                        910$

 

Remaining                  48590$

 

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

The Mobile School screening team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital worked with dedication and put in their concerted effort to find out maximum school going children with refractive error. During the period our Mobile School Screening team visited maximum government Schools, especially in the villages. This time maximum stress was given to the girls schools / girls Madrassas. Apart from Mobile School Screening project this hospital also carried out Free Eye Camps in following areas to find maximum patients with Cataract problems. So that their surgery can be performed in this hospital free of cost.

  • Peshawar and Surrounding Area
  • Havalian
  • Mardan
  • Gundala
  • Charsadda

  Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established 2 days free eye camp in Islamabad for orphan children (Sweet Homes) and examined 2150 children for reflective error.  During visit to various schools the team screened 6725 school going children and issued spectacles to 4320 children free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 14456 US dollars and glasses worth of 5626 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1520 Cataract Surgeries free of Cost  Our effort in squint child patient in collaboration with Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar was very successful and all those children with squint problem referred to Khyber Teaching Hospital Peshawar were treated successfully

 FUNDING INFORMATION

 Raised                         910$

 Remaining                  48590$

 

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

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital continued its effort to eradicate blindness and visiting various schools specially in villages and small towns to find out maximum children with refractive errors. During this period our Mobile School Screening project team also visited primary schools to find out children with refractive errors at a very early stage and were issued medicines and glasses to the children with refractive errors free of cost. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established free eye camps in following area to find out maximum patients with cataract problems so that surgery be performed in this hospital free of cost.

  • Swat
  • Wat Paga
  • Chamkani
  • Haripur
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Swahi
  • Charsadda

During visit to various schools the team screened 7220 schools going children and issued spectacles to 12450 children free of cost

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital provided free medicines worth of 11340 US dollars and glasses worth of 6237 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps and also performed 1200 cataract surgeries free of cost. It is worth mentioning here that all those children refer to this hospital with squint are referred to Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar where they are treated free of cost under agreement with this hospital.

FUNDING INFORMATION

Raised                        910 $

Remaining                 48590 $

 

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.

Khyber Eye Foundation, hospital, apart from establishing free eye camps in far flung area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, also visited various schools during eye camps with a view to find out maximum school going children with refractive errors. These children were given free medicines and spectacles. The aim of free eye camps was basically to find out patients with cataract problems, so that they can be referred to hospital for cataract surgery. Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital established free eye camps in following areas.

  • Mansehra
  • Haripur
  • Abbottabad
  • Nowshera
  • Peshawar and surrounding areas
  • Charsadda
  • Mardan
  • Malakand

This time maximum stressed was given towards children with refractive error. The Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital Mobile School Screening team visited various schools in far flung areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Specially in swat and screened 8775 school going children and issued spectacles to 1500 children free of cost.

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also provided free medicines worth of 12450 US dollars and glasses worth of 5357 US dollars to the patients during free eye camps.

Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also celebrated world sight day on 13th October, 2011 and special Programme was arranged in one of the Government School where 415 Children were given spectacles and medicines free of cost. During our mission to eradicate blindness specially in children was very successful and protected around 115 children from blindness.

            Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital intends to visit maximum schools with a view to find out more children affected with eye diseases and taking concrete measure to eradicate blindness in children. The foundation currently looking after 200 to 250 out door patients every day and also carrying out 30 to 40 cataract surgeries per day

Funding Information:

Raised            610 $

Received.        418 $

Remaining       48890 $

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

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Organization

KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

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

Project Leader

Syed Khalid Mahmood

Peshawar, Pakistan

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