Health
 Pakistan
Project #4994

Save 50,000 Pakistani children from blindness

by KHYBER EYE FOUNDATION
Vetted
Oct 1, 2013

Current Progress of the Project

CURRENT PROGRESS OF THE PROJECT

JULY, 2013 TO SEPTEMBER, 2013

 

 

The Mobile School Screening Project team of Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital worked with dedication putting their concerted effort to find out maximum school going children with refractive errors at a very early stage. The Mobile School Screening Team visit various school in outs skirts of Peshawar, so that maximum small / poor children are benefited. During the entire period the project team found out  456 children with refractive errors and issued them glasses free of cost, so that eye related problem is not aggravated. The Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital also established free eye camps outs skirts of Peshawar and surrounding areas. Where eye care facilities were not available.

  1. Kohat
  2. Manshehra
  3. Pabbi
  4. Mardan
  5. Swabi
  6. Swat
  7. Haripur
  8. Abbottabad

 

During the above camps the patients were given medicine and glasses free of cost and those patients who had cataract problem were referred to Khyber Eye Foundation, Hospital for operation where, they were operated free of cost. During free eye camps stress was given to children and women.

 

During visit to various schools the team screened 7236 children for refractive errors and issued spectacles to 495 students free of cost worth of $ 1085 and medicine worth of $ 1424.

 

 

 

Funding Information

 

Raised                                                   $ 1,570

 

Remaining                                           $ 47,930

 

 

 

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 Pakhtunkhwa 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

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