Help the poor blind children in Pakistan See!

by The Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust
Vetted
Jan 23, 2012

Thankyou for Restoring our Sight!

Osama after his successful surgery
Osama after his successful surgery

Osama was the only son of Noora bibi who was a widow residing in Karachi. Her husband died when Osama was only 4 and she shifted to her brother’s house who was a taxi driver earning barely enough money to feed his family and his widow sister who were now totally dependent on him. When Osama was 5 years old he complained about his diminishing vision but Noora bibi could not afford to get him treated and tried several local remedies but in vain. Now at the age of 8 Osama could barely see and was dropped out of his school. Poor Noora bibi was very worried but could not do anything but pray to God for a miracle. One of her neighbors seeing Noora's condition asked her husband for help who told her about a free eye hospital in Korangi. She immediately went to Noora bibi to share the good news who upon hearing this  prayed to God with tearful eyes for her son’s sight. Both the women took Osama to LRBT Free eye hospital in Korangi where his eyes were thoroughly examined and he was diagnosed with Cataract in both eyes which if not treated immediately may not cure completely. Upon finding out that Noora Bibi could not even afford the traveling expense Osama was admitted to the hospital to be operated the very next day. His surgery was performed the next morning and upon removing his bandage Osama was more than happy to be able to see again. Tears fell from Noora bibi’s eyes when she saw her son being able to see again and she said, “I have no words to express my gratitude to the hospital staff and the donors who have brought back light in our lives.”

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The Layton Rahmatulla Benevolent Trust

Location: Karachi, Sindh - Pakistan
Website: http:/​/​www.lrbt.org.pk
Project Leader:
Lrbt Pakistan
Executive Director
Karachi, Sind Pakistan

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