Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

Jan 18, 2013



November, 2012- January, 2013


The Mobile School Screening project team of this hospital continued their efforts to find out refractive errors among the school going children. The project team’s efforts to find out refractive errors at a very early stage is really appreciable. This time maximum schools were covered at the out skirts of Peshawar and specially the schools in small villages / towns. This hospital continued establishing free eye camps, so that eye care facilities are provided to the poor people at their door step. During free eye camps, special attention was given to women and children. The free eye camp team visited following villages / town.



  • Jalozai            (Swabi)
  • Mardan
  • Shabqadar
  • Malakand      (Swat)
  • Mansehra
  • Nowshera
  • Shah Dhand   (Peshawar)
  • Charsadda


The Mobile Schools Screening Project Team was very successful in teacher’s training of various schools and also screened 98001 schools going children and issued spectacles to 5218 students free of cost. During the period 208 students were referred to various hospitals for further treatment. This hospital team provided free medicines worth of 19250 US dollars to poor patients. The team issued spectacles to 5218 students free of cost, worth of 1445 US dollars. This Hospital also performed 925 cataract surgeries free of cost.





Raised                        1450 $


Remaining                 48550 $



Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital is very thankful to his donors who are contributing towards this noble cause. This hospital and our team will continue to find out refractive errors in school going children at a very early stage and also provide eye care facilities to the poor of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and their door step.


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Peshawar City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

Project Leader

Syed Khalid Mahmood

Peshawar, Pakistan

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