Health
 Pakistan
Project #4994

Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

by KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION
Jan 30, 2012

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

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.

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Organization Information

KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION

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