Health
 Pakistan
Project #4994

Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

by KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION
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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
$49,500
total goal
$45,377
remaining
48
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

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.

Solution

We address the visual impairment of the poor people.

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.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Catarac surgery is being performed by Eye surgeon.
Doctor is carrying out refraction of school child.
Glasses being issued to a female student.

Organization Information

KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

Location: Peshawar City, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.kefpk.org
Project Leader:
Syed Khalid Mahmood
Peshawar, Pakistan

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